Share housing in retirement, profit-capped apartments floated as affordable alternatives

Share housing in retirement, profit-capped apartments floated as affordable alternatives

Posted April 27, 2018 13:25:41 Photo: Are there alternatives to a tiny house for people struggling to enter the housing market? (Supplied: Alicia Fox) Share housing in retirement or buying an apartment where the profits are capped are just some of the ideas being floated as part of a housing …

Westpac advice cost couple dream retirement, banking royal commission hears | Australia news

Westpac admits a senior financial planner gave poor advice to a couple that cost them their dream retirement. Jacqueline McDowall and her husband ended up losing their home after trying to use superannuation funds to buy a bed and breakfast. McDowall told her story to the banking royal commission on …

‘I felt humiliated, stupid’: Retirement dream shattered by poor advice, royal commission told

‘I felt humiliated, stupid’: Retirement dream shattered by poor advice, royal commission told

Updated April 19, 2018 18:55:08 Video: ‘Now we don’t have a home’, Westpac customer slams advice (ABC News) The banking royal commission has heard the story of a couple whose retirement dream was shattered when they sold their home on the advice of a Westpac financial planner. Key points: The …

Superannuation: ‘Women are having nightmares about their retirement’

Superannuation: ‘Women are having nightmares about their retirement’

Updated March 29, 2018 19:51:04 At the age of 56, Lisa Kerr has just found her superannuation. After a lifetime of working, she’s saved $3,400. “I was expecting a little more,” she told 7.30. “The little car I was hoping to buy, that’s not going to happen.” Ms Kerr has …