A happy retirement is not just about your finances, it’s also about how you spend your time. Source: Retire Right: Is no work all it’s cracked up to be?
It seems that as the equity release industry goes from strength to strength the negative comments just keep coming. Source: Equity Release Goes From Strength To Strength
The Australian Federal Budget points to Equity Release. Australian Seniors have achieved significant personal wealth through Home Ownership. Equity Release is likely to emerge as a key Retirement Funding strategy. Source: 2016 Budget Aged Care Update: Equity Release In the Mix
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
Do not tell Senior Australians what to do with their own home… http://tinyurl.com/StayInPlace
The Actuaries Institute have released an important report on Retirement Incomes which, includes some worrying speculation about whether the Family Home will be included in the Assets Test. Read the Report
The National Reform Summit has raised the issue of properly considering Home Equity within the Pension Scheme. Read the Menzies Research Centre Report here: Retirement Incomes