Working during retirement and the Work Bonus Scheme

When looking at long-term data, the workforce participation rate of those aged 65 and over has steadily risen over the years. In this article, we discuss working during retirement and the Work Bonus. Read More … [Read more...]

Aged Care: Commonwealth Home Support Programme

From a care needs perspective, it’s vital to consider the retirement chapters we will move through, and plan accordingly. In this animation, we illustrate the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. Launch Video … [Read more...]

Invalid wills, passing away intestate, and intestacy rules

One of the most important things we can do prior to our passing is to ensure we have a valid will in place. In this article, we provide an overview of various intestacy rules that exist in Australia. Read More … [Read more...]

Update: Improving flexibility of super for older Australians

In the 2019 Budget, the Government announced their intention to provide more flexibility for older Australians to contribute to super. Accompanied by a clever Volvo video, we give an update on this. Launch Video … [Read more...]

EOFY planning tips: Give your finances a boost

With the end of financial year on the horizon, it’s important to review areas of our personal finances, and take action if required, before 30 June. In this article, we discuss EOFY planning tips. Read More … [Read more...]

Cognitive bias: Loss aversion animation

Behavioural finance, a sub-field of behavioural economics, studies the psychology of decision-making. In this animation, we illustrate loss aversion, and how it can influence our decision-making. Launch Video … [Read more...]

The potential long-term impact of accessing super early

To access super, a condition of release must be met. In this article, we list these conditions of release, and also provide information on the potential long-term impact of accessing super early. Read More … [Read more...]

JobKeeper Payment scheme: Legislated, with changes

In two recent articles, we provided overviews of the Government’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, we provide an updated overview of the now legislated JobKeeper Payment. Read More   … [Read more...]

Dollar Street: The world as a street ordered by income

Our ideas about how people in other places and cultures live can be formed by the images we see in the media. In this TED Talk, Anna Rosling Rönnlund discusses an alternate viewpoint, Dollar Street. Launch Video … [Read more...]

Wellbeing: Self-care tips in times of stress or anxiety

Looking after our wellbeing is vital, especially in times of elevated stress or anxiety. In this video, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) provides some helpful self-care tips. Launch Video … [Read more...]