retirement affordability index

The following articles have the tag retirement affordability index

COVID heaps pressure on estate planning

Nothing like a pandemic to put pressure on estate planning

COVID heaps pressure on estate planning

Why we need to get our affairs in order – and keep them that way.

How the COVID fallout is affecting you

COVID-19 ushers in new period of retirement income uncertainty

How the COVID fallout is affecting you

Survey reveals a major rethink about retirement savings as a result of the pandemic.

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.

Affluents cruise, Cash-Strapped lose

Affluents cruise, Cash-Strapped bear brunt of increases

Affluents cruise, Cash-Strapped lose

Fires and drought have biggest impact on March quarter costs.

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.

Is deflation good news for your budget?

Is deflation good news for your living costs?

Is deflation good news for your budget?

A pandemic, a recession and deflation … what does it all mean for retirees?

Plan can protect your mental health

Why a retirement plan is pivotal to protect your mental health

Plan can protect your mental health

So much of retirement is focused on the finances – as it should be. But, ...

Money going to the wrong people

Biggest trap for retirees? Our entire retirement income system

Money going to the wrong people

Australia must confront fundamental problems with its retirement income system.

Making sense of longevity

The pros and cons of not having a crystal ball

Making sense of longevity

There may be things we wouldn’t want to know, but it would help retirement planning.

The facts about buying or renting

Homeowners vs renters in retirement, by the numbers

The facts about buying or renting

Retired actuary John De Ravin explores the outlook for retirees who own their home and ...

Drought causes jump in food costs

Drought causes jump in food costs

Drought causes jump in food costs

Price rises in the September quarter were smaller than in the June quarter with all ...

How best to use your nest egg

The missing link – how best to use the retirement nest egg

How best to use your nest egg

Making sense of retirement savings – and how best to ‘spend’ them.

Is your super fund right for you?

How to ensure your super fund is the right one for you

Is your super fund right for you?

There’s no room for complacency when it comes to your super and pension funds.

How to use the RAI?

How to use the RAI to properly plan your retirement budget

How to use the RAI?

Ken is using the Retirement Affordability Index to plan his return to Australia.

Your allowances and discounts

Allowances and discounts you should know about

Your allowances and discounts

How can age pensioners ensure they are making every dollar count?

The sweet spot and super failings

The sweet spot, super failings and where to next

The sweet spot and super failings

Economist Sean Corbett explains the sweet spot and why the superannuation system is failing.

Did your costs drop?

We had negative inflation, but did your costs actually drop?

Did your costs drop?

Inflation softened in the March quarter, with most experiencing negative inflation.

How to make your savings sing

You work, you save, you retire. How best to use your money?

How to make your savings sing

Building your nest egg is part of the journey. How to use those savings is ...

Why the cost of living is rising

Inflation is low, yet living costs are rising. Here’s why

Why the cost of living is rising

How can living costs be such an issue when the official measure of inflation is ...

Retirement Affordability Index™ March 2019

How to cut the cost of owning a home - and cash in if you need to boost your income

Retirement Affordability Index™ March 2019

As a valued member of YourLifeChoices’ website, you know our mission is to deliver up-to-date, ...

Retirement Affordability Index™ December 2018

What you need to know to make the most of your retirement savings

Retirement Affordability Index™ December 2018

What you need to know to make the most of your retirement savings.

Retirement Affordability Index September 2018

Retirement Affordability Index September 2018

Retirement Affordability Index September 2018

Here are the strategies that can make your superannuation go further.

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Senior economist Matt Grudnoff reveals who the healthcare burden is hurting the most.

The holiday or healthcare?

The holiday or healthcare?

The holiday or healthcare?

Why universal access to basic health and aged care is pivotal to a secure retirement.

Retirement Affordability Index June 2018

Retirement Affordability Index June 2018

Retirement Affordability Index June 2018

We explore the challenges – for government budgets, support services and your planning.

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Are rising household costs outstripping your retirement income?

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

The latest insights into what retirement living really costs.

Retirement Affordability Index March 2017

Retirement Affordability Index March 2017

Retirement Affordability Index March 2017

Investigating the real cost of living in retirement for all retirement households in Australia.

Market squeeze locking out renters

Housing affordability hitting low-income renters

Market squeeze locking out renters

Renters are being pushed out of the market with fewer affordable properties.

Retirement haves and have nots

Our research shows retirement renters are doing it toughest

Retirement haves and have nots

Scott Morrison needs to consider housing affordability for retiree renters.

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