Release of ACFI review is imminent – Australian Ageing Agenda

  One of those key issues was increasing user pays in aged care, and there was broad agreement on the need for consumers to pay a greater share towards the cost of their care. Nick Mersiades, director of aged care at Catholic Health said: greater consumer contributions wouldn’t come from income sources and government should … More Release of ACFI review is imminent – Australian Ageing Agenda

SEQUAL Walks Away

The so-called Industry Body, SEQUAL has closed its operations with very little said about the reason for this remarkable decision. Australian Seniors deserve better than a Lender-based operation. The Equity Release market needs strong leadership… Properly Trained Advisers, Suitable Products & Fully-informed Consumers. There is Much Work to be Done!

Demand for equity release qualifications up by a quarter | Financial Reporter

Australia needs a National Equity Release Qualification, Now! As the author of the first and current Equity Release Industry Accreditation course, I can tel you that it needs fixing! Despite the fact that Senior Australian’s are facing a poorly prepared retirement, very little is actually happening to assist them to access their significant property wealth … More Demand for equity release qualifications up by a quarter | Financial Reporter