It’s been a time in history we will never forget. Justifiably, markets have fallen into the quickest bear market in history. Yet unlike the GFC, the problem at hand is very clear, COVID-19. It is now up to the brightest minds in medical science who are collaborating around the world to develop treatments to ease the burden on health systems and create a vaccine so we can eventually live with COVID-19.
Federal Government Reduces Superannuation Minimum Drawdown and Provides Assistance for Retirees
Over the weekend, there were several new initiatives released by the Federal Government that could impact you. This includes a reduction in the minimum pension required to be drawn down in the 2019-20 financial year and the next financial year 2020-21. Also announced were cash payments to households that include people that hold a Commonwealth Seniors Healthcare Care card.
Details can be accessed via the link below:
Federal Government Superannuation Changes and Assistance
Podcast – Looking Beyond the Noise
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Finally, during these difficult times, it’s hard not to get caught up in the emotion of what is unfolding in front of us, being calm and optimistic for the future will help us all get through!