Mind Your Own Retirement Podcast

How to deal with Centrelink

John talks to money man Noel Whittaker about when to tell Centrelink about your reduced assets, as well as how to deal with Centrelink during these difficult times.

Retirement Planning

Noel tells when you can retire

Words from the wise: Noel Whittaker answers your questions and shares his 20 commandments of the wealth for retirees.

Your retirement and the Age Pension

Ron is 76 and wants to retire, but how?

Ron is 76 and, due to some financial challenges, he has just started to think about retirement. He asks Noel Whittaker about how best to structure the assets he has to maximise his income.

Finance News

Noel Whittaker runs the rule over ‘cash-strapped' retiree's income strategy

Could this 'cash-strapped' retiree be better placed? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses her financial health.


Do you need financial advice?

If you are having problems balancing your household accounts or finding direction, personal finance expert Noel Whittaker tells how you can best move forward.


Could generous gift hurt grandparents’ income?

How can these grandparents best set aside a sum of money for their two-year-old granddaughter? Their son-in-law asks finance specialist Noel Whittaker for guidance.

Retirement Planning

How can Jan best set up for retirement?

Jan is just a year away from her planned retirement date and is considering how best to structure her and her husband’s assets. She asks personal finance guru Noel Whittaker for his thoughts.


Is Emma’s retirement plan just a dream?

Emma is 53, working part-time and would like to retire at 60. She asks personal finance guru Noel Whittaker whether he believes she is on track.

Finance News

Should Judy trust her financial adviser?

In the wake of the banking inquiry, Judy and her husband have been having second thoughts about their financial adviser and their super fund. She asks Noel Whittaker for guidance.

Seniors Finance

Can Gordon’s retirement plan deliver lifestyle he wants?

Gordon aims to retire in three years and has a plan that he hopes will allow him and his wife to manage their retirement. He asks personal finance guru Noel Whittaker for his thoughts.


Should new property be in both or one of our names?

Bryan and his wife want to buy a new property using some of her inheritance. But should this property be jointly owned or in his wife’s name alone? Bryan asks Noel Whittaker for advice.

Retirement Planning

Noel’s early retirement income planning tips

Frank is planning an early retirement for him and his wife, and he’s asked Noel Whittaker if his retirement income calculations are ‘on the money’.

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