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Inflation or Not?

June 11, 2021

From pooches to second-hand cars, to homes in regional areas, to ground beef in the supermarket. Everyone has a story about how their money is buying less. Eight years ago, you could get this good girl delivered to your front for $1300. Today, or more precisely back in January, she went for $7990, and you […]

The time may come when you need to make financial decisions on behalf of a parent as the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPoA). Is this an honour or a burden? It can be both, so the person taking on the role needs to understand both the legal obligations as well as family responsibilities. Making decisions […]

Solving the RAD Jigsaw

May 21, 2021

A challenge for us all is to find somewhere affordable to live. When our health declines and we move into the frailty period of retirement, this challenge continues but our focus and choices shift from independent living to supported living in residential aged care. Like any accommodation decision, you will usually need to pay for […]

No-one likes to talk about getting old. But at what age should you start thinking about your aged care needs? The answer is simple – any age is a good time. This is regardless of whether you are in your early retirement years or well into retirement. If you are lucky enough to still have […]

Home Care remains the preferred option for many people, but the long wait has been a problem. A key measure in this year’s Budget is an extra 80,000 home care packages aimed at reducing the waiting time and helping more people age in their home for longer. If you want to talk about home care […]