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Want advice on the government's reverse mortgage? Tough
Analysis
Analysis

Want advice on the government's reverse mortgage? Tough

Access to a government reverse mortgage will be expanded from the middle of next year, but getting advice on whether it is a good idea is another matter.

  • by John Collett

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Retirement models getting shake up
Lendlease

Retirement models getting shake up

Competition between the big players means you should check your options before deciding where to go.

  • by Rachel Lane
Financial abuse of elders is likely to grow
Opinion
Opinion

Financial abuse of elders is likely to grow

While moves are afoot to better protect older Australians from financial abuse, a better way to report suspected abuse is urgently needed.

  • by John Collett
Dealing with being asset rich and cash poor
Opinion
Opinion

Dealing with being asset rich and cash poor

Downsizing is one option but there are disadvantages. Reverse mortgages are hard to come by. What about the Pension Loans Scheme?

  • by Noel Whittaker
The super option that could leave you $130k worse off
Analysis
Analysis

The super option that could leave you $130k worse off

The glide path for consumers can bumpy.

  • by John Collett
Seal of approval for government reverse mortgage
Analysis
Analysis

Seal of approval for government reverse mortgage

The decision to expand the Pension Loans Scheme is win-win for the government and older Australians.

  • by Daryl Dixon
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Crunch the numbers before you commit to a retirement village
Opinion
Opinion

Crunch the numbers before you commit to a retirement village

There are many options out there if you are prepared to look hard enough.

  • by Rachel Lane
Doing the sums on Lendlease's new retirement village contracts
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Analysis

Doing the sums on Lendlease's new retirement village contracts

Lendlease has announced it will be offering four different payment alternatives across the majority of its villages within 12 months.

  • by Rachel Lane
Lendlease breaks ranks over retirement village contracts
Aveo Group

Lendlease breaks ranks over retirement village contracts

Lendlease is breaking ranks with the other big retirement village operators by introducing payment options with no exit fees.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons