Retirement Living

Women and the retirement savings gap

A study by Australian consultancy group Rice Warner (commissioned by not-for-profit organisation Women in Super) has revealed that retirement savings for men aged between 30 and 60 are 42 per cent higher than for women of the same age. The gender gap was biggest for women in their late 30s and …

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Retirement Villages

Security, freedom from home maintenance worries, support, companionship and on-site healthcare are just some of the reasons why you might be contemplating the move to a Retirement Village.  But, the implications of buying in a Retirement Village are varied and often seem quite complex.  It’s not the same as buying …

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Can you still cut your toenails?

You wouldn’t think that being able, or unable, to cut our toenails would be the “tipping point” between independence and needing help, but according to research done over the last 20-25 it is. The research conducted by the Newcastle University shows us that as we get older, we lose our …

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