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Federal budget 2017

Home switch for seniors 'welcome'

James Kirby, Andrew Hewison
Hewison Private Wealth
11 May 2017

Andrew Hewison, Managing Director of Hewison Private Wealth, was quoted in The Australian commenting on the 2017 Federal Budget initiative to allow retirees to put up to $300,000 from the sale of their family home into their superannuation. 

“Often the family home is the largest financial asset for retirees at retirement. Because it carries life memories people are reluctant to sell their home to fund retirement … this will provide an incentive.”

To read the full article please refer to The Australian, 11 May 2017, page 7. Or if you’re a subscriber of The Australian online you can access the article here.

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