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Changes to Minimum Pension Drawdown Rates

To assist retirees, the government reduced the minimum annual payment amounts required for account-based pensions, annuities and allocated pensions by half for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years. This was due to the negative effects of COVID-19 on the account balances of pension members. However, minimum payment amounts will be returning to pre-COVID levels on the 1st of July 2021. Minimum annual pension amounts are calculated on the 1st of July each year – you will … Read more

Centrelink Income and Asset Strategies Webinar 2019

This retirement planning video was recorded during a live webinar event conducted by Gavin Martin from Cornerstone Wealth for Christian Super members on 8th August 2019. The main topics covered were: How to maximise the pension when only one member of a couple is Age Pension age? How to maximise the pension on the death … Read more

Retirement, Centrelink and the Age Pension Webinar 2019

The Retirement Planning video was recorded during a live webinar event conducted by Gavin Martin from Cornerstone Wealth for Christian Super members on 22nd July 2019. The main topics covered were: How do you qualify for the age pension? How much can I work and still receive the pension? How to claim the Age Pension … Read more