Investing in Retirement

Should your approach change once you’ve actually retired? You’ve worked hard throughout your life to save for your retirement – with goals of maximising your super savings through careful investment choices and strategies to build your wealth. But once you retire and start drawing down on your investments, those goals...

Make Your Money Last a Lifetime

For anyone who was ever paid fortnightly or monthly, the need to budget to ensure you had enough money to see you through until the next payday was essential. In many ways, a retirement income can be similar, albeit within a much longer timeframe. Research shows that the biggest spending...

Living Longer, Living Smarter

With life expectancies in Australia continuing to rise, you need to make sure your retirement savings can last the distance. Australia has an ageing population. With the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age, research shows that nearly one in six people living in Australia today is over 65 years old....

Investment Options in Retirement Explained

Getting the balance right between a safe spending rate and having enough income to enjoy retirement takes some careful planning. Investing for a reasonable return is one approach to helping your savings go the distance. What is your risk appetite? There’s a rule of thumb when it comes to investment...

The Cost of Retirement

How much do you need to fund your ideal retirement? We take a look at how much income you may need, and what to consider after you retire. Everyone has a different vision for their retirement. Yours might involve overseas and interstate travel and an active social life. Or perhaps...

Approaching Retirement: Are You Ready?

If life is what happens when you’re making other plans, retirement is no exception. Thanks to health issues, redundancy and family responsibilities you might be saying goodbye to working life before you’re good and ready. If you are in a position to put your plans for retirement into action, health,...