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Banking & Investment

Be prepared – things will get worse before they get better

Get ready for more challenging times, says personal finance specialist Noel Whittaker, who offers these insights into how older Australians should prepare.

Finance

Is deflation good news for your living costs?

A pandemic, a recession and deflation … what does it all mean for retirees? Matt Grudnoff, senior economist with The Australia Institute, explains.

Finance

Affluents cruise, Cash-Strapped bear brunt of increases

Fires and drought have biggest impact on March quarter costs.

COVID-19

COVID-19 ushers in new period of retirement income uncertainty

A survey of YourLifeChoices members reveals a major rethink about retirement savings as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Challenger presents the key findings.

Retirement

Biggest trap for retirees? Our entire retirement income system

The day is drawing ever nearer when Australia must confront the fundamental problem with its retirement income system, writes senior economist at The Australia Institute Matt Grudnoff.

How much is enough?

Tracking tribes’ cost-of-living increases

Cash-Strapped Couples and Singles and Constrained Singles bear the brunt of cost-of-living increases in the December quarter.

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.

Retirement Affordability Index

Noel Whittaker helps ‘constrained' retirees organise their finances

Could these constrained retirees be better placed? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses their financial health and tells what they could change.

Retirement Affordability Index

Noel Whittaker helps these ‘affluent' retirees organise their finances

Could these 'affluent' retirees be better organised financially? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses their strategy and tells what they could change.

Retirement

Noel Whittaker helps ‘typical retirees’ better organise their finances

Could these retirees be better placed? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses their financial health and tells what they could change.

How much is enough?

Rule of thumb takes the guesswork out of retirement

John De Ravin, retired actuary and co-creator of the ‘rule of thumb’, explains the spending-in-retirement formula and how it applies to YourLifeChoices tribes.

Finance

Knowledge is power in juggling your spending in retirement

Will you spend more in retirement than during your working life? Will your spending change as you age? Janelle Ward presents the research.

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