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June 08, 2018

Pensioners to get a one-off payment before 30 June

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In a move to help pensioners cover energy bills over the winter months, a one-off payment will hit the accounts of up to 3.5 million people.

Those on the Age Pension, Disability Support Pension or Parenting Payment will receive $75 for singles and $125 for couples before 30 June this year. The payment is part of a deal struck with crossbench senator Nick Xenophon in return for supporting company tax cuts. 

Confirming the payment yesterday morning,...

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May 21, 2018

Ambassador Announcement: Mitchell Johnson welcomed as ambassador for Sterling New Life

21st May 2018

Sterling New Life is delighted to announce that former Australian International cricketer, Mitchell Johnson, as new ambassador for Sterling New Life.

Making his test debut in 2007, Mitchell is considered as one of the fastest bowlers Australia has ever produced, having represented Australia in a total of 256 matches.

Mitchell has had a long and strong cricketing career, being awarded the International Cricket Council's Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in 2009, and some of his Cricketing highlights including...

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July 12, 2017

5 Things To Think About When You Hit 50

Whether it creeped up on you or you embraced it like a friend, turning 50 is always a pivotal point in your life. There's just something about that big five-and-zero combination that makes us feel a little unsettled and off-guard. Which is unfair really, because you have a grand 50th birthday bash to organise!

While you are working our drinks lists and food menus, take some time to consider these 5 things now you've hit 50. 

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June 06, 2017

Here's How To Reduce Retirement Anxiety

In recent decades, more and more medical professionals have voiced that looking after your mental health is just as important as your physical health. And it makes sense, after all, because when we are free of depression, anxiety, excessive stress and worry, we are more able to live our lives to the fullest.

Retirement is fraught with stress and worry. With changing routines and schedules, concerns over housing arrangements and altered income streams, it’s no surprise many Australian seniors are left...

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May 24, 2017

What are your Retirement Housing Options?

When it comes to retirement, it often feels as if you have two choices: retirement villages or downsizing. While these options may be viable and attractive to some, they can often be expensive, out-of-the-question or plainly unappealing to others. Perhaps you don’t want to be one of the ‘village people’. Perhaps you’ve always been more of a Beatles fan.  

Retirement in 2017 is completely different to what it was in the past. In the ‘old days’, retirement meant a nursing...

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