There are numerous dependencies that will play into how much Age Pension you will receive from the government. These include whether you are single or partnered and even whether you receive any regular income from outside the country.
There are also various tests that are applied which relate to your income and assets. Whatever your circumstances, it’s always worth finding out your entitlement and we can assist you in doing just that.
We can help you understand the hoops and hurdles you may have to negotiate in order to get your Age Pension eligibility accurately assessed. This includes the income test and the assets test that may apply to you.
We’ll show you how you could maximise your government pension benefits. For example, utilising the correct asset ownership between partners or special investments that receive different treatments for means testing for Centrelink (and DVA) purposes, such as annuities or funeral bonds. This may entitle you to a higher rate of Age Pension or other kinds of benefits.
By understanding your current financial situation, we’ll ensure:
This is going to save you time and hassle and allow you to get on with enjoying life.