How much is enough?

Super: $640,000 is how much it takes to fund retirement

How much money do you need to fund a comfortable retirement? Well, $640,000 seems to be the magic number so how can you boost your super to achieve this goal?

How much is enough?

Retirement: are you cash poor?

Does $1 million in the bank mean you’re rich? Fifty-nine per cent of Australians believe that being worth $1,000,000 doesn’t mean you’re rich in Australia any more.

Retirement Income

Retirement: how income grows once you’ve retired

Starting your retirement doesn’t mean your savings stop growing – on average 60 per cent of retirement income (on average) is generated after you retire.


Retirement: how average is your lifestyle?

Overseas holidays, new cars and having the latest technology aren’t considered luxuries anymore, but are standard lifestyle expectations of the ‘average’ Australian.

Retirement Planning

Retirement: will your savings last as long as you?

Imagine outliving your retirement savings by up to 13 years. This could be a reality for half of all Aussies aged between 40-65. Could you be one of them?

Retirement Planning

Retirement: will you be able to pay off your mortgage

According to new research from MLC, paying off the mortgage is the new Australian dream, with almost 80 per cent of Australians placing outright home ownership as their most important priority.


Case Study: NAB-MLC

The campaign ensured that any YourLifeChoices visitor that was researching or interested in retirement information during the campaign duration was targeted with MLC’s brand and services available, positioning MLC as retirement experts to their target audience.

Retirement Planning

How long in retirement?

Although there are many uncertainties in life, an undeniable fact is Australia’s population is ageing.

A regular pay cheque in retirement

The last thing you want to worry about in retirement is money. So it’s unfortunate that almost half of Australian pre-retirees over age 40 expect to do exactly that.1 But can you really blame them?

Retirement Income

Lump sum or pension?

It’s the question that many pre-retirees and retirees discuss constantly. But there’s no definitive answer. Choosing whether to take your super savings as a lump sum or pension depends on your individual situation.

Protecting you and your family

If you have a young family who relies on you, it’s important to ask how they’d cope if you were struck down by a sudden accident or illness.

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What makes a clever investor?

When you gather up the daily information on investment markets, it can be a little bewildering. How are you supposed to know when (not to mention where) you should or shouldn’t invest?

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