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Choose to Face Reality with Courage and Conviction

Choose to Face Reality with Courage and Conviction

As our business of serving Australian seniors expands, we have the pleasure learning about new perspectives from the interesting people we meet. They often have information we think is important to share with you as we build our resource of senior-focused professionals. Such is the case with […]

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Benefits and Pitfalls of Releasing Home Equity

Benefits and Pitfalls of Releasing Home Equity

June 24, 2014
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This week, I am delighted to introduce our guest advisor, Craig Hall from the National Information Centre on Retirement Investments (NICRI).

The NICRI is a government funded, independent consumer agency providing information to the general public on investment products and Equity Release options.

In the first of three […]

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On The Rise: APARTMENT LIVING FOR SENIORS

On The Rise: APARTMENT LIVING FOR SENIORS

May 30, 2014
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It was my absolute pleasure recently to meet with Chris Johnson, CEO of Urban Taskforce Australia, to discuss the issues surrounding Apartment Living For Seniors.

Chris Johnson is the CEO of Urban Taskforce Australia, an organisation that represents property developers and financiers. He was previously NSW Government Architect […]

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The Flip Side to Downsizing: HOUSING AFFORDABILITY FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

The Flip Side to Downsizing: HOUSING AFFORDABILITY FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

May 9, 2014
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Recent articles on housing affordability focus on first time home buyers being priced out of the real estate market. 

What gets a lot less press, but may be even more important, is the affect this is having on the 50+ Australian population.

There is a pervasive assumption that […]

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Hmmm… Do You REALLY Know What Your Partner Wants In A New Home?

Hmmm… Do You REALLY Know What Your Partner Wants In A New Home?

April 25, 2014
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If you have been in a long-term relationship, you both might think you already know each other’s positions on most issues. After all, you have been through a lot together, and there have been many instances where your intuition about your partner’s thoughts on an […]

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Downsizing at the time that’s “RIGHT” for you

Downsizing at the time that’s “RIGHT” for you

April 8, 2014
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From time to time in this blog we will draw on our experiences with older Australians who were, as you may be, ready for a lifestyle change. We will introduce you to a challenge or an opportunity they discovered as they  looked into selling their home and moving […]

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