Taking a super lump sum at retirement to spend or save is a very personal decision, but there are a few important issues that apply to everybody.
Some older people put it off because they believe “any discussion about a will is a discussion about dying”, a top lawyer says.
“The emergency department is not the place to have this conversation.”
Travel money cards have the security features of debit and credit cards, but often offer a more attractive fee structure.
Cash, debit, credit or travel money cards all have pros and cons worth weighing up.
Home care can come at quite a cost. Are you aware of different funding options?
Six steps to maximise your savings.
How to make your financial services work for you.
Have you had to clear out a late loved one's home? Did it make you think about what may happen to your own belongings?
It's important that our loved ones know how to honour our final wishes. Would your family know what you wanted?
Being comfortable with these issues is key to happy lending.
You can be the Bank of Mum and Dad, but it’s not the only way to lend a hand.
This legal document can be key to ensuring your wishes are met in later life.
The financial and legal decisions you or a loved one make now will make an uncertain prognosis easier to manage.
Talking about your funeral plans is just the start. How organised are you?
Cracking your phone’s security gives a cybercriminal access to your finances, movements, and plenty of other very personal details.
The mistreatment of clients revealed by the royal commission is a result of the way the Australian financial advice industry was created, Jim Kilkenny explains.
The Starts at 60 Money Club's team of experts address readers' tricky money questions.
Adding up the cost of essentials is easy enough, but some retirement expenses aren't quite so obvious.
The government are conducting an inquiry into the potential effects of Labor's latest tax proposal.
Rod Attrill from Compare the Market spoke to Starts at 60 about the importance of shopping around for the best deal.
It's going to get easier to compare heath cover. Here's what to look for.
Make managing your finances more like fun and less like work with the Starts at 60 Money Club.
A British columnist who was "against inherited wealth", reveals why he decided to help his kids out financially after all.
The Baby Boomer needs to rise up and demand that any royal commission should investigate aged care, home care and retirement living in a comprehensive look at products and services for older Australians.
Researchers say handing over cash to your kids does them no favours in terms of happiness and health.