News and Articles

A retirement savings shortfall is approaching for many.

HILDA Survey 2016: Senior’s Superannuation Shortfall?

By Andrew Ford

08 September 2016

the HILDA Report confirms again what we already know to be true: a large cohort of retired seniors and those approaching retirement will experience a retirement savings shortfall, most evident in the asset class of superannuation

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reverse mortgages for seniors

Reverse Mortgages for seniors – why am I so passionate?

By Andrew Ford

26 August 2016

I'm a 'true believer' in Reverse Mortgages, here's why.

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On 1 January 2017, there will be changes to the Age Pension asset test.

Change to the Age Pension rules – how could you be affected?

By Craig McInnes

05 August 2016

On 1 January 2017, there will be changes to the Age Pension asset test.

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More older Australians now retire without paying off their home loan. Why?

Why are more seniors retiring with mortgage debt?

By Andrew Ford

22 July 2016

More older Australians now retire without paying off their home loan. Why?

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A Reverse Mortgage can be an excellent financial vehicle when used appropriately.

Why Choice is wrong on Reverse Mortgage

By Andrew Ford

01 July 2016

In February this year the consumer group Choice published an article on home equity release finance options for seniors. Although generally I’m a fan of their work, on this occasion the article was regrettably full of factual errors and hyperbole.

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Senior couple planning their estate

Inheritance, estate planning & how Reverse Mortgage can help

By Andrew Ford

10 June 2016

According to international research 86.2 per cent of parents aged 59 to 96 expect to leave something for their children, while only 44.6 per cent of the children aged 40 to 60 thought that they would receive an inheritance.

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2016 Budget Aged Care Update: Equity Release 'In the Mix'

2016 Budget Aged Care Update: Equity Release 'In the Mix'

By Andrew Ford

16 May 2016

Recently the government announced a budget cut of $1.2 billion for aged care funding over four years, as a response to high growth in expenses. Medicare benefits will also remain frozen for a further two years.

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Using a Reverse Mortgage to support super

Reverse Mortgage to Solve Superannuation Woes?

By Andrew Ford

09 May 2016

How Reverse Mortgage funds can supplement super

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Reverse mortgage monthly drawdown option

New Reverse Mortgage feature: ‘Monthly Regular Advance’

By Andrew Ford

15 April 2016

Heartland launches new monthly drawdown option

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actuaries institute equity release

Actuaries Institute Urges Better Equity Release

By Andrew Ford

22 March 2016

Actuaries Urge Government Support of Equity Release

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Latest Reverse Mortgage Stats

Baby boomers embrace Reverse Mortgage for retirement funding

By Andrew Ford

08 March 2016

Baby boomers embrace Reverse Mortgage for retirement funding

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New Heartland Seniors Finance Website

Heartland Seniors Finance Launches New Reverse Mortgage Website

By Andrew Ford

22 February 2016

New Website for Heartland Seniors Finance

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Heartland Seniors Finance Special Offer - Valuation & Establishment Fees

By Heartland Staff Writer

13 November 2015

We are very pleased to announce that, until 31st January 2016, we are offering a reduction in fees for all new loan applicants.

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Finances

Managing Difficult Financial Times.

By Heartland Staff Writer

08 September 2015

There is increasing pressure to manage the costs of day to day living expenses, particularly for those on a fixed income. If you are experiencing financial difficulties during these troubled times there are options available to assist you.

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Aged Care

Aged Care made Easy

By Heartland Staff Writer

10 July 2015

How you can get the care you need, and keep your home

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Cooking

Butternut Pumpkin Soup with Cheesy Croutons

By Heartland Staff Writer

08 July 2015

This warm and comforting soup will be perfect this winter!

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