If you’re the executor of a loved one’s estate, your role will almost certainly involve distributing assets, as well as possibly paying debts or overseeing the sale of property or other belongings. But there are a number of steps required by law before you start dealing with the deceased’s finances.
Accounts, bills, budgets, cash, credit, consumer protections, products, payment platforms, rates and more; over-60s want to get the best out of their most frequent financial transactions because they know if they look after the pennies, the pounds look after themselves.
When you’ve worked for 40 years or more, knowing you can finally kick back without financial worries really matters. That’s why the pillars of Australia’s retirement income system are top topics; super, the Age Pension, mainstream investments, personal savings and property are all in focus here.
All of this looking after the pennies and maintaining a secure but not indulgent retirement income means wealth to pass on. There’s no taboo on talking about death; we regularly discuss the nitty gritty on who, what, when and how when it comes to estate and end-of-life planning.
Watch our online panel event on how you can manage your money in the uncertain times. It covers 1. Ensuring access to your bank accounts 2. Staying calm about super 3. Updating end-of-life planning 4. Key themes emerging from the economy.
Learn about the tech keeping your money safe online, how you can easily keep yourself safe from scammers and the many things you can do with digital banking – without needing to leave your home!
If you’re worried about whether your retirement income will last the distance or whether to downsize now our later, our online masterclass with financial guru Noel Whittaker, downsizing expert Rachel Lane and economics commentator Adam Creighton has the answers.