Category: Technical Library

Bond In Trust

An insurance or investment bond is an investment which has features similar to a managed fund in terms of an investment whilst also being a life insurance policy. Centrelink assess financial assets held in a Trust structure differently to those held in a client’s own name.

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Annuities

An annuity provides guaranteed regular payments for a set period of time in exchange for an initial capital investment. Unlike market linked retirement income streams, annuities give clients certainty – they know how much they will get and how long it will last.

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Means Not Disclosed

Neither the Aged Care Income Assessment (for determining an Income Tested Care Fee in Home Care) or the Combined Income and Assets Assessment (for determining someone’s ability to contribute towards the cost of Residential Aged Care) are compulsory. People who choose not to submit an assessment are referred to as “Means Not Disclosed” and can be charged their cost of care.

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Category: Technical Library

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