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The Bad Budget News for FiftyUps

The Bad Budget News for FiftyUps

As with any Budget, there is good and bad news for FiftyUps and their hip pockets this week. Here is our summary of the measures that could affect FiftyUps in a NEGATIVE way. To read the other side of the story, click on the link at the bottom of this page. The Bad News Pensions: The age pension will be […]

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The Good Budget News for FiftyUps

The Good Budget News for FiftyUps

As with any Budget, there is good and bad news for FiftyUps and their hip pockets this week. Here is our summary of the measures that could affect FiftyUps in a POSITIVE way. To read the other side of the story, click on the link at the bottom of this page. The Good News Sustainable spending: Noone knows the importance […]

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Happy to do the heavy lifting, but not without some support

Happy to do the heavy lifting, but not without some support

Dear Fellow Members, Firstly, let me begin with a big thankyou for your comments, remarks and suggestions following the Federal Budget. You highlighted that no-one knows the importance of balancing a Budget better than a FiftyUp, and that Australia has been living beyond its means for long enough. The question with this Budget was always how to spread the pain […]

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Mother’s Day Competition: our favourite entries

Mother’s Day Competition: our favourite entries

Here at FiftyUp Club HQ, you made us laugh and cry with your suggestions for making Mother’s Day memorable. There’s no doubt about it – FiftyUps know what is important in life and how to celebrate it. The winner of our competition was Annette from the Central Coast in NSW, who wrote: “I have several friends who have mothers that […]

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Older Australians being asked to help pay for grand visions they may never see

Older Australians being asked to help pay for grand visions they may never see

Noone knows the importance of balancing a Budget better than a FiftyUp, and FiftyUps agree that Australia has been living beyond its means for long enough, according to our member surveys and forums. The question with this Budget was always how to spread the pain fairly and older Australians are being asked to do much of the heavy lifting, even […]

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