Tag Archives: Aged Care

Cashflow planning is important when moving into aged care, but plans can be thrown into chaos if your first invoice shows much higher fees than expected. This article sheds light on interim fees.  The first statement you receive when you move into residential aged care can be a shock, as fees might be far higher […]

When your family gathers over the festive season, it might present an opportunity to start planning for future care needs. Christmas is a time for families and the New Year is for resolutions. This year, combine the two by making a resolution to pay more attention to how your older parents are coping and start […]

How Much Do I Need To Retire?

December 21, 2021

It’s one of the most vexing finance questions there is. While it seems like a straightforward one, it’s really a question that only invites further questions. Not about the money, but about the person or persons who are retiring. There will never be a one-size-fits-all pot of money. Primarily because of how many different variables […]

What Do You Want To Happen?

December 14, 2021

The Christmas and New Year period can be chaos. More people out on the roads, airports are packed, stores are crowded, supermarkets are like zoos. Navigating it all can be tiresome and frustrating. At a more micro level, the chaos might be a better chaos that involves spending more time with friends and family. You […]

Home Sweet Home

October 19, 2021

It is the great Australian dream to own your own home. But how does your home affect your age pension or the aged care fees you can be asked to pay? Eligibility for an age pension and liability to pay aged care fees, are both impacted by your assets and income. This includes an assessment […]