Divorce

The price of divorce

Annette Sampson A marriage breakdown is not just emotionally wrenching. Financially, it can be devastating.

'Women poorer, men lonelier' after divorce

Many require greater government support later in life.

Rachel Wells Women's household incomes suffer more than men's after divorce, a study has found.

YOUR QUESTIONS

How can my parents prepare for care?

George Cochrane They are in good health, but obviously at their age, anything can happen.

We're close to retirement. Should we sell investment properties?

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George Cochrane Is the best strategy to offload our units oir keep them for the income?

AGED CARE

Calculate the costs when it's time to go into care

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Barbara Drury Thinking about aged care? Selling the family home to pay for a bond may not be the only solution.

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE

Approaching 50? Don't panic, get planning

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David Potts Been living it up rather than saving for old age? At 50, it’s high time to get serious about your retirement money.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Prepare to retire debt-free

Retire debt-free.

George Cochrane I'm making a steady income with plenty in my super; What is the best strategy to retire?

AGED CARE

Finding the cost of care

Alexandra Cain The way that means testing is applied in aged care is changing. What will the reforms mean for you?

ASK NOEL

The right moves for a full pension

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Noel Whittaker What's the best way to put my super into my wife's name?

MONEY ADVICE

A bit of balance to pay future bills

Your Questions dinkus

George Cochrane Planning to accumulate more savings will give you greater choice upon retirement.

ASK NOEL

The right moves for a full pension

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Noel Whittaker What's the best way to put my super into my wife's name?

EDUCATION

Let's teach our kids money literacy

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Mark Bouris There's no adequate replacement for education when it comes to making financial decisions.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Weighing prospects

Woodside Petroleum.

George Cochrane Woodside is a technological marvel but has not always been the investor's best friend.

SUPER

70 reasons to wise up on super

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Mark Bouris Australians who once thought they’d retire at 64 are having to reconsider.

BUDGET

Retirement rethink

Retirement rethink.

John Collett Every decade there is a budget that ends up being a ''game-changer''.

FINANCIAL LITERACY

Banking battle of the sexes

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Rebecca Glenn Pioneering Australian study finds women tend to see their earnings as the "family money' and see a man's money as his own.

ASK NOEL

Balancing baby and the mortgage

Noel Whittaker We earn a combined salary of $160,000 a year and are starting a family soon. What is the best way to manage our $680,000 home loan?

ASK NOEL

The super cap is hard to shift

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Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?

JOINT ASSETS

Financial bullying can hurt couples

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Claudia Buck There are bullies on the playground, in the classroom and at the office. Or perhaps right beside you at home.

SUIT YOURSELF

Does red zone thrill, or are you still a bit green?

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Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.