Category Archive for "Retirement"

5 tips for creating your own good fortune this Lunar New Year

Mar 08 2021

The Lunar New Year began on 12 February and we ushered in the year of the Ox. Ancient Lunar New Year traditions…

How to budget for your social life in retirement

Jan 13 2021

Have you considered what’s on the agenda, such as how often you see yourself eating out and whether you want to travel…

3 golden rules that make saving for retirement easier

Jan 03 2021

If you’ve thought about how much money you need to save so you can retire comfortably, it might feel a little daunting.…

Boost your super in the lead up to retirement

Nov 09 2020

As you approach retirement, it could be a good idea to consider giving your super a boost. If you’re looking at retiring…

Understanding the Age Pension income and assets test

Nov 02 2020

Understanding how the age pension works, if you’re eligible, and how much you could receive can help you plan in the lead…

Ways to help reduce your debts before you retire

Oct 26 2020

As your working life draws to a close, your social life and recreational activities don’t have to. If you’re anxious about money…

Considerations when downsizing your home

Oct 19 2020

If you’re thinking of downsizing your home before or during retirement, there are a number of factors to think about, from super…

The cost of retirement coming down in the June quarter

Sep 07 2020

Dramatic changes in our lifestyles have had a big impact on demand and prices right across the economy. The obvious current restrictions…

Retirement: does it still have a place in the modern world?

Aug 17 2020

I recently came across an interesting post in the local news site about this question of does retirement in our 50’s and…

Why saving money isn’t enough

Aug 11 2020

As a financial adviser I’ve often encountered suggestions that the difference between being financially successful and not is your ability to save.…