Age Pension

Getting the SG settings right

Variations in personal circumstances show that a uniform rate of SG cannot be effective in targeting adequacy for all. However, we must choose a suitable rate – one that provides adequacy for most while not being excessively generous to too many.

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Q&A 26 June 2017

Q: Age pension eligibility changes on July 1. How will I be affected? A: From July 1, the age at which people become eligible for an age pension starts to rise. If your birth date is between 1 July 1952

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Q&A – 29 May 2017

Q: We own our own home and have $500,000 in pension assets that count towards the age pension. How would our position change is we downsized and an extra $300,000 into our super fund?   A: If you sell your

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Getting the SG settings right

Variations in personal circumstances show that a uniform rate of SG cannot be effective in targeting adequacy for all. However, we must choose a suitable rate – one that provides adequacy for most while not being excessively generous to too many.

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Q&A 26 June 2017

Q: Age pension eligibility changes on July 1. How will I be affected? A: From July 1, the

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