Seniors Finance Australia
What are the financial options for seniors.
Aside from reverse mortgages, Seniors First can also provide you and your family with much needed seniors financial advice.
If you are retired or approaching retirement, you may think that along with the end of full-time work all the big financial decisions are behind you.
However, nothing could be further from the truth. Some of the biggest financial challenges a person is ever likely to face now occur in the final 30 to 40 years of life:
In many of these circumstances, there is a strong need for good financial advice. To assist our customers, Seniors First can refer you to financial advisers upon request.
Aged Care Financial Advice
Perhaps the financial challenge that looms largest for seniors is aged care.
With the implementation of the Living Longer, Living Better reform on July 1, 2014, aged care facilities must enforce tighter means testing on aged care and accommodation costs.
The importance of getting good information and considering all the options weighs more heavily than ever before. You and your family simply cannot afford to make uninformed decisions.
Effective financial planning for aged care includes practical and helpful advice on how you can pay aged care entry fees and accommodation fees such as:
An experienced aged care financial planner may assist you with advice and strategies that:
Seniors First work with a a small network of financial advisers around who specialise in aged care financial advice in NSW, QLD, VIC, WA and SA.
Control Your Financial Future with a Reverse Mortgage
By unlocking home equity, a reverse mortgage can help finance the cost of retirement and offer more options for pensioners, such as staying at home.
Many seniors wish to stay and receive aged care at home to spend their retirement with their loved ones.
So, the prospect of selling the home and moving into an aged care facility is typically the last resort for many. This is one of the top reasons why reverse mortgages are growing in popularity (albeit not enough to reach market standards).