estate planning

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hecs repay after death

Reclaiming HECS debt from dead Aussies won't work

A proposal to recover unpaid HECS/HELP debt from deceased estates has been slammed by one of the founders of the education loan system. ANU Professor Bruce Chapman, who helped design the system, said the Grattan Institute's proposal goes against ... More
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what happens if you die without a will

What really happens when you die without having a will

There is no right or wrong time or age for someone to organise their will. However, life is unpredictable - and if the unexpected occurs, your loved ones may not be taken care of like you had hoped. For this reason, having a will provides peace of mind ... More
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13 super terms you've never really understood

13 common super terms you've never really understood

If all you know about super is that a chunk of your salary disappears each month leaving nothing but a line on a payslip, it's time for a crash course. Here are the superannuation terms you don't really understand and have been too embarrassed ... More
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