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Budget day decision to sting retirees

retired man ponders his retirement

Budget day decision to sting retirees

Westpac’s chief economist expects the RBA to cut interest rates to just 0.10 per cent.

Four simple things to do right now

storm hitting nest eggs

Four simple things to do right now

How to protect your nest egg as COVID-19 challenges keep coming.

Why growth is vital – even at 64

Why Jean must focus on growth – even at 64

Why growth is vital – even at 64

Noel Whittaker answers your questions about super – and offers a money-saving tip.

If you’re over 50 and risk averse …

If you’re over 50 and risk averse, is it still worth investing?

If you’re over 50 and risk averse …

COVID and low interest rates are forcing a rethink on how to manage the nest ...

Where there’s money, there are scammers

investment information

Where there’s money, there are scammers

Trying your hand at the stock market? Be careful where your information is coming from.

Timing the share market – it’s hard

Timing the share market is hard – just ask your super fund

Timing the share market – it’s hard

If super funds are hesitant to aggressively time the markets, should you?

ASIC fears for mum and dad investors

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ASIC fears for mum and dad investors

New and returned stock market ‘players’ buying up big as super funds were selling hard.

Noel explains index funds

Could an index fund grow your nest egg?

Noel explains index funds

Noel Whittaker explains how index funds work.

There’s worse to come

Be prepared – things will get worse before they get better

There’s worse to come

COVID ‘widening gap between savvy money managers and those who live for the moment’.

Nest egg strategies under the microscope

What COVID-19 taught us about investing for retirement income

Nest egg strategies under the microscope

The ‘Bears’ are up against the ‘Goldilocks’ to see whose savings perform the best.

What to do when the market turns nasty

How to protect your portfolio when the market turns nasty

What to do when the market turns nasty

Analyst Russell Markham tells how he weathers the storm when the economy tumbles.

Most Aussies have no idea super works

Could you have stopped COVID-19 smashing your retirement savings?

Most Aussies have no idea super works

Most Aussies wrongly believed their funds would de-risk pre-COVID-19.

Accessing the equity in your home

Accessing the equity in your home

Accessing the equity in your home

Should accessing super early be a last resort? What are your options?

How to earn an income in retirement

Transition your super to keep earning an income in retirement

How to earn an income in retirement

A superannuation expert discusses how to earn an income after you retire.

Can a margin loan reduce assets?

Is a margin loan an appropriate way to reduce your assets?

Can a margin loan reduce assets?

Hyacinth wants to know how Centrelink assesses her margin loan.

Negative interest rate worry

Negative interest rate worry

Negative interest rate worry

Negative interest rates could be coming to Australia.

Investing for retirement is different

Why investing for retirement is different

Investing for retirement is different

In retirement you’ll need to find a new way to cover your living costs.

It’s not all super doom and gloom

Grim outlook for Australian super funds

It’s not all super doom and gloom

There are indications that global growth could be negligible for many years.

More bad news for retirees

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More bad news for retirees

Is it time to change your investment strategy?

Super shocked by shaky market

Super funds shocked by shaky share market

Super shocked by shaky market

Super fund holders look for ways to subvert a shaky share market.

September quarter super returns

super fund returns graph

September quarter super returns

Super funds have enjoyed a steady start to the new financial year.

How planners may trick you

shell game trick

How planners may trick you

Swindles that unscrupulous financial advice planners use against clients.

Is it too late to start investing?

couple investing

Is it too late to start investing?

Have you left it too late to begin buying investments?

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

ASIC urges Australians to do a search to find if they are owed missing money.

Deeming rates in detail

Deeming rates in detail

Deeming rates in detail

Deeming rate thresholds will change from 1 July 2016

Do your investments pass the test?

Do your investments pass the test?

Do your investments pass the test?

Before you move your money, there are three questions you should ask.

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

The RBA has cut the cash rate to a record low of two per cent.

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...

How shares affect the Age Pension

How shares affect the Age Pension

How shares affect the Age Pension

Janet is concerned that an elderly acquaintance may not be getting the correct Age Pension ...

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