Barbara Drury If you want your wishes respected after your death, you need a cast-iron will, but how do you make one?
Kate Jones It's the morbid conversation no one wants to have, the plan no one wants to make.
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Alex Berlee Divorce is an emotional time but also one when important financial decisions have to be made.
Emily Chantiri Most of us manage our personal finances online. It's very convenient for us, but how easy will it be for our executors?
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Michael Hutton Getting your life in order before it's too late has its benefits.
Alexandra Cain The way that means testing is applied in aged care is changing. What will the reforms mean for you?
Richard Livingston Don't believe the fear mongering – the proposed changes to financial advice laws could save you thousands.
Kate Jones Every parent worries about their child's financial future. But what if your child is disabled and incapable of managing their finances?
Mark Bouris People know they should see a financial adviser but often don’t know where to start.
Noel Whittaker How do I deduct the interest on my mortgage when filling in my tax return for the redrawn amounts used to invest in shares?
EARNING AND LEARNING
Sylvia Pennington Understanding your financial situation, and improving it, requires some education and effort.
Sylvia Pennington Getting away from abusive situations is hard, getting back on your feet financially can be harder still.
Noel Whittaker What's the best pension plan with a big mortgage but a bad history of handling lump sums?
George Cochrane The family home can be sold within two years of death without any capital gains tax.
David Wilson You cannot count on a prospective bequest as an asset - a hard fact to accept for some.
George Cochrane Do you understand how the bring-forward rule for non-concessional super contributions works?
Noel Whittaker I am 17 and left school a bit over a year ago. I have managed to save $10,000 and was wondering what I should do with it?
George Cochrane You should always investigate the use of a disability trust in which to leave assets.
Noel Whittaker We are self-funded retirees, in good health at 84, who rely on term deposits for income. Should we be looking at blue chip shares to maintain our income?
Noel Whittaker Why should you involve your beneficiaries in your financial decisions if they can't even manage their own personal finances?