Category Archive for "Retirement"

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.…

Your key to a successful retirement

Dec 07 2018

A good retirement plan can be the difference between enjoying the vintage years of our lives in comfort and being doomed to…

Changes to Superannuation

Aug 17 2017

With changes to super now in effect, numerous Australians will get a leg up, many being low-income earners. According to the Association…

The three-bucket approach to retirement investing

Dec 28 2016

Written and accurate as at: Dec 28, 2016 Current Stats & Facts When devising a retirement plan, there are several different strategies…