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Aged Care - What you need to know - Step 1: Approval

In this article we will look at getting started on the track to accessing government subsidised aged care services. You will understand the assessments required to determine whether you, or your loved one, is eligible to receive aged care support.

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15 Nov 2018

Aged Care - What you need to know - Step 2: Types of aged care available

This article will look at the type of care available, depending on the outcome of your assessment. From low-level basic care needs, to 24-hour support in a residential aged care home, each stage of support is designed to help you live as independently as possible.

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15 Nov 2018

Aged Care - What you need to know - Step 3: Fees and Funding

In this guide we will look at some of the costs involved in receiving aged care support. We will also look at how much you or your loved one may need to contribute to the cost of aged care services depending on your means.

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15 Nov 2018

Aged Care - What you need to know

The uncertainty surrounding where to move, how much it will cost and where the money will come from can be overwhelming and stressful. This article provides the basics. You will understand the steps you need to take.

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15 Nov 2018

The cost of retirement

In this article we look at how much you will need to fund your ideal retirement.

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13 Nov 2018

What special disability trusts can pay for

A special disability trust provides great financial benefits however it has restrictions on how the money can be spent. In this article we explain this matter.

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13 Nov 2018

Why should a deposit be paid by the SMSF Trustee

An article by DBA Lawyer regarding the way property should be purchased by a SMSF

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15 Oct 2018

SMSF - When Unexpected Events Occur

SMSF is a long-term plan. Much can happen during this time including illness, incapacity or death of a member. It is best practice to have contingency plans in place to deal with unexpected events. Outlined are some issues to consider planning for as trustees.

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15 Oct 2018

Setting up an SMSF – What do you need to consider?

Setting up an SMSF can be complicated. Not getting it right can materially affect your financial situation and retirement plans. The first question you need to be sure about is whether an SMSF is the right fit.

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15 Oct 2018

Superannuation Threshold 2018-2019

Superannuation Threshold for 2018-2019 including Super Contributions, Division 293 tax threshold, Government Co-Contribution, Low Income Super Tax Offset (LISTO), Super Lump Sum Benefits, Minimum and maximum percentage factors, Tax Free part of genuine redundancy and early retirement scheme payments and Termination Payments

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09 Oct 2018

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