Everyone who’s approaching retirement wants to know how much money they need to save – how much is enough to leave work confidently and then live comfortably? Lately, we’ve been seeing $1 million dollars bandied around as the magic number … read more
While divorce rates have fallen in Australia in recent years, there is one age group where it’s becoming more common. In the two decades to 2017, the divorce rate for men aged 55-59 more than doubled. For women in the … read more
While planning your retirement can mean different things to different people, more often than not, the type of retirement you can afford comes down to the plans put in place to set yourself up for the future.
How much you … read more
You may not be aware that how and in what proportions your super is distributed can’t be covered in your will unless you’ve made the necessary arrangements with your super fund beforehand.
Why can’t super be covered in my will?… read more
Whether you choose or need early retirement, having a plan can give your money the best chance of lasting the distance.
Whether lifestyle preferences or circumstances beyond your control is behind your decision to retire early, you’ll need to make … read more
When you plan to retire will often be determined by whether you can afford to stop working and still have enough income to maintain your lifestyle. Latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the majority of men (36%) … read more
In an ideal world, we’d retire from work when we felt like it, free to travel the world, take up a new interest or just relax. But, many women don’t have that luxury. They are living longer than men but … read more
It is time to give your super the respect it deserves.
There truly is something almost magical out there in the world of investing. It’s called compounding interest, and it’s very simple. It’s just the combination of time and money, … read more
Many younger Australians are joining the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement. Is it right for you?
When you’re starting out in the workforce and building your career, retirement can seem like a long way away.
And with the age … read more
Although marriage, mortgage, and young children may have characterised your 30s, your 40s often feature growing responsibilities and ever-competing priorities. Your parents are older, your mortgage is still on foot, children’s education costs are growing, and though retirement may seem … read more