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Ten common money mistakes to avoid in retirement

More than 670,000 Australians intend to retire by 2028, with some finance experts warning a lack of confidence around retirement savings and strategies means many are spending frugally and not enjoying the lifestyles they can afford. These money mistakes can potentially turn golden years into an unpleasant shade of brown.

Four simple ways to connect with your grandchildren

The bond between grandparents and grandchildren is a unique and cherished relationship. This article explores four simple yet effective ways to connect with your grandchildren on a deeper level, emphasising the importance of these connections for your well-being and the well-being of your younger family members.

Why gardening should be embraced as we get older

Gardening is a delightful journey that can bring immense joy and a sense of fulfillment, especially for older adults. Whether you have a vast backyard or a cozy balcony, nurturing a garden can be a wonderful way to connect with nature, reminisce about fond memories, and create new ones.

Navigating the Assets Test for the Age Pension

The Australian Age Pension is a lifeline for some retirees, offering financial support during their golden years. To ensure fairness, Centrelink employs various criteria, including the Assets Test, to determine eligibility. This article aims to explain the Assets Test, how it operates, and which assets are counted in the assessment process.

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Flashback of the week

Newspaper clipping from the 1970s. The go-to fashion for school teachers and a lot of office jobs 👔👍


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