Seniors Finance

How do we learn to spend our money wisely in retirement?

Personal finance guru Noel Whittaker explains how to find the right balance with retirement spending.

Finance News

We've stockpiled more than $200 billion of extra savings

The federal government says the economy won't "fall off a cliff" when it scraps COVID-19 income support measures because homes and businesses have stockpiled billions of dollars.

Estate planning & wills

Seven items your estate plan may have left out

If your goal is to look out for your loved ones, consider tackling these additional estate-planning jobs, says finance specialist Christine Benz.


The trends from 2020 that support a positive outlook in retirement

Older Australians can take a bow for the way they have weathered the pandemic storm. Here’s why.


The key to your post-COVID recovery?

Financial advice is hard to access, expensive to pay for and beyond the reach of most Australians, admits Financial Planning Association chair.


COVID helping us to be financially smarter, index finds

A rare silver lining to the pandemic is that we are more in tune with our financial situations and making better decisions, survey finds.

Banking & Investment

How to prepare if your job is shaky

Financial adviser Helen Baker tells what you should be doing to weather financial hardship.


Bank, advocacy group act on ‘hidden epidemic’ of financial abuse

Bank and advocacy group respond to alarming finding that more than one in four adults have experienced some form of financial abuse.


Which super funds outperformed during the COVID crash?

As funds finalise their reporting for June 2020, the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is clear.


Investment expert slams ‘uncompetitive’ superannuation industry

Investment veteran Jack Gray says superannuation funds don’t really compete and Australia would be better off if they merged and an independent body ran the remainder.


Australians financially optimistic despite economy’s virus hit

Many Australians are optimistic about their financial future, despite expecting the economy to be affected by coronavirus for as long as a year.


Pandemic hurting finances, stress levels and relationships: report

Almost one in two Australians, 47 per cent, say they are more stressed because of the COVID-19 crisis, according to new data.

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