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Budget 2017: Social Security

Lots of Social Security changes have been proposed in Budget 2017.  Here’s a highlights list of some of these.  Please note that these are not yet enshrined in law. Reinstating the Pensioner Concession Card This will be reinstated for pensioners

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Are You Missing out on Government Entitlements?

The chances are you dutifully file your tax returns every year but are you making the most of your government entitlements? In this article, we guide you through some key entitlements available for families. Are you confused about your government

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Get your finances ready for this year’s changes!

With many changes coming into effect this year – and more reforms being suggested – now is a great time to get your finances organised so you’re prepared. Changes to the Age Pension Changes to the Age Pension assets test

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Aged Care: the costs, considerations, concerns and what you can do…

Choosing how you age is not just about accommodation for you or your family. There are also a range of financial and emotional issues to plan for. The quality of today’s health care means we are enjoying longer lives, with

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