Accessing Housing Wealth in order to Live Well in retirement.

The largest generation within the Australian population is rapidly approaching retirement, poorly prepared for that stage of their lives. Although the so-called Baby Boomer generation has achieved extraordinary personal wealth through home ownership, they are ASSET RICH but CASH POOR. However, this generation can expect to LIVE LONGER than any generation before them and they… More Accessing Housing Wealth in order to Live Well in retirement.

Housing Decisions of Older Australians

The Australian Productivity Comission has today released it’s “Housing Decisions of Older Australians” report. Summary: Housing is integral to people’s wellbeing, particularly for older Australians. For many older people home ownership provides security and independence in retirement. Older Australians strongly prefer to age in place. Most people are happy staying in their family home, despite… More Housing Decisions of Older Australians