Posts Tagged ‘Retirement’

NSW Government Encourages ‘Empty Nesters’ to Downsize

For a number of years, the Real Estate Institute of NSW has been lobbying the NSW Government to extend the principal place of residence stamp duty exemption to ‘seniors’ between 55 and 65 years of age. Currently, the exemption is only available to persons who are 65 years of age or older.

REINSW’s Retirement Assistance Purchase Plan (RAPP) seeks an exemption from stamp duty for empty nesters wishing to relocate to … Read the full post »

Retirement Checklist

If you’re contemplating retirement in the next few years, here’s a few points to consider:
How Much Money Will You Need to Retire Comfortably?
Have you started planning for retirement or reassessed your financial situation?
Have You Applied for the Age Pension?
The age pension can help ensure you have a safety income for your retirement. To check your eligibility, visit Centrelink’s website.
Are you financially covered for long life expectancy?
What if … Read the full post »