Share markets were travelling along nicely, the federal government was set to deliver a series of budget surpluses and its review of retirement income was highly anticipated. Then came the unforeseeable – COVID-19 – and that changed everything.

Were there warning signs that we missed? Could we have limited the financial damage with more prudent planning? What can we possibly do to prepare for something like this in future?

That is the question the June edition of YourLifeChoices’ quarterly Retirement Affordability Index™: Preparing for disaster hopes to answer.