Centrelink Payment Changes

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Information relating to some of the ceasing payments Sickness Allowance is an income support payment for individuals who are temporarily incapacitated for work or study and do not have adequate levels of income support. The individuals must be able resume their employment or return to their studies once they have recovered from their incapacity. Widow B Pension is a payment for a widow who did not get a Parenting Payment, has limited money and lost the financial support of their partner. No new claims of Widow B Pension have been granted since 20 March 1997. Wife Pension is an income support payment for female partners of people receiving an Age Pension or Disability Support Pension as of June 1995. No new claims of the Wife Pension have been granted from 1 July 1995. Bereavement Allowance provides short term financial assistance of up to 14 weeks for recent widows.

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Volatility: 10 key messages for investors

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Centrelink Update – Feb 2020

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Centrelink paymentsDue date for Centrelink customers to provide 1 July 2019 account balance extended to 21 February 2020  Department of Human Services (Centrelink) have advised that due to the delay in commencing the August 2019 customer-based reviews, they have made the decision not to issue a reminder letter for this…

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Australian residential dwelling price outlook: onwards and upwards

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Initial dwelling price targets were achieved early; therefore the trends identified for 2020 will need to be reassessed. Momentum in the property market is strong and leading indicators point to solid price rises continuing. The outlook for population growth and dwelling investment, points to a housing shortage that will manifest over 2020.

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Coronavirus: Markets Likely to Remain On Edge in the Near Term

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KEY INSIGHTS■ Near‑term market volatility is likely to persist as the coronavirus outbreak willremain a key concern in the coming months.■ Higher-risk assets and industry sectors most closely linked to the impact of theoutbreak are likely to underperform.■ The impact on the Chinese and global economies remains unclear. The SevereAcute…

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Do you have more than one super account?

Did you know there is over 10[1] million Australians with a superannuation account, approximately 36% of which hold more super accounts, which make up $20.8[2] billion in ‘lost super’. Is some of that yours?

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Small steps to great success

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If you want to get ahead, financially, it’s necessary to take some steps to get there. It may seem daunting and overwhelming but like anything, if you have a professional guiding you along the way, small steps can lead to something great.Step 1 | Seek adviceIt’s hard to achieve great success…

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Forty and Fabulous

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Forty and fabulous If you are in your 40s and feeling like your financial fitness could do with an overhaul, then make 2020 the year to do it! These days your 40s is mid-life, given the average age expectancy for men is 84.7 years and for women it is 87.3…

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