Most older Aussies prefer home care over a nursing home

Most older Aussies prefer home care over a nursing home While nearly nine in 10 say they have a preference, less than five in 10 have discussed their wishes with their family. What about you? According to a recent study by McCrindle, nearly 90% of Australians aged 50 and over said they’d prefer to live out their days in their own home, even though most admitted to not having given much thought to what support …

Most older Aussies say they’d prefer home care over a nursing home

Most older Aussies say they’d prefer home care over a nursing home While nearly nine in 10 say they have a preference, less than five in 10 have discussed their wishes with their family. What about you? According to a recent study by McCrindle, nearly 90% of Australians aged 50 and over said they’d prefer to live out their days in their own home, even though most admitted to not having given much thought to …

How do Aussies feel about their finances?

How do Aussies feel about their finances? Are you someone who feels great about your financial future? And do those positive feelings come from having a solid financial plan? Find out more about Aussie attitudes to what the future holds for their finances, their hopes and fears and what’s holding them back. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional can offer valuable advice on saving and investing for your lifestyle and financial goals, for now and into the future. …

The top 10 lifestyle costs draining Aussies of cash

The top 10 lifestyle costs draining Aussies of cash Six out of the top ten categories relate to just two things. Can you guess what they are, and could you be cutting back? As a nation, Australians aged 18 and over spent approximately $145 billion on lifestyle costs last year, with the average spend per person around $7,800, according to research by comparison site Mozo1. While clothing and footwear took out the number one spot …

One in three Aussies travel without protection

One in three Aussies travel without protection It’s that time of the year when our thoughts turn to summer holidays, but amid the excitement of choosing a destination, don’t forget to arrange travel cover. In the last three years, one in three Australians have headed off internationally without the protection of travel insurance. If you run into trouble overseas it can be far more than just inconvenient. Lost baggage, stolen smartphones and delayed flights can …