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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.

Solving the aged care mystery

Friday Flash Poll: Help us solve the aged care mystery

Solving the aged care mystery

Take part in our Friday Flash Poll and help us solve the aged care mystery.

How to compare super funds

How to compare super funds

How to compare super funds

Super comparison websites can be useful in helping you to compare super funds.

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.

Are you ready to retire quiz

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Are you ready to retire quiz

Have you done the necessary planning before beginning your transition?

Five unexpected retirement expenses

Five unexpected retirement expenses

Five unexpected retirement expenses

No matter how good your planning is, there are always unforeseen expenses.

Why create the Retirement Affordability Index?

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Why create the Retirement Affordability Index?

A growing proportion of Australian retirees living on a fixed income are finding it increasingly ...

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Retirement Affordability Index September 2017

Are rising household costs outstripping your retirement income?

Test ‘drive’ a retirement home

Test ‘drive’ a retirement home

Test ‘drive’ a retirement home

Should buyers trial retirement village living before they sign a contract?

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

Retirement Affordability Index June 2017

The latest insights into what retirement living really costs.

5 questions to ask your planner

Five important questions retirees forget to ask their planner

5 questions to ask your planner

Here are five important questions retirees forget to ask their planner.

Five steps to a happy retirement

Five steps to a happy retirement

Five steps to a happy retirement

When it comes to retirement, it’s easy to confuse success with happiness.

Super changes simplified

Superannuation: how the changes will affect you

Super changes simplified

Find out how the super changes will affect you from 1 July 2017.

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.

Retirees seeking financial advice

More older Australians seeking financial advice

Retirees seeking financial advice

Older Australians are taking control and acting to save their own retirements.

Still working and saving?

Still working and saving? What super changes mean for you

Still working and saving?

Super laws change on 1 July – do you know how it will affect your ...

Already retired?

Retired couple looking over their garden fence

Already retired?

Super laws change on 1 July and they may still effect your retirement income.

Planning retirement?

Planning retirement? What the changes to super mean for you

Planning retirement?

Super laws change on 1 July – do you have to review your retirement plans?

Who should benefit from your super?

Who should benefit from your super?

Who should benefit from your super?

What happens to your super when you die isn't something most people consider.

How long will your superannuation last?

Superannuation: how can you make yours last longer?

How long will your superannuation last?

How can you make the most of super and your retirement income?

Plan your SMART retirement

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Plan your SMART retirement

Plan retirement using these five steps to guide you to your ideal lifestyle.

Easing into retirement

Ease into retirement

Easing into retirement

YourLifeChoices Publisher Kaye Fallick chats with members of the Today show to discuss how you ...

Social planning for retirement

Social planning for retirement

Social planning for retirement

Most people think money is the most important part of preparing for retirement.

Busting the biggest retirement myth

It’s time to bust the worst retirement myth of all

Busting the biggest retirement myth

More than half of working Australians are not retirement-ready at all.

Early retirement checklist

Thinking about retiring? Use this checklist to find out if you’re really ready

Early retirement checklist

Are you thinking about retiring soon? Here’s a checklist to help you decide if you’re ...

Why bother saving for retirement?

Pension changes threaten the point of saving for retirement

Why bother saving for retirement?

Changes to the Age Pension asset test mean retirement saving is pointless.

How to change your home loan

How to change your home loan

How to change your home loan

Are household expenses in retirement starting to get you down?

10 stocks to boost your savings

Marcus Padley

10 stocks to boost your savings

The volatility of the stock market means that most opt for safe shares.

Tips for choosing a financial planner

Financial planner and senior woman discussing retirement finances

Tips for choosing a financial planner

Choosing someone to be responsible for your financial plan is a big decision.

More super changes on the cards

retiree examining is superannuation or retirement income

More super changes on the cards

Softening of the proposed superannuation changes may be on the cards

Understand your retirement anxiety

Man biting nails due to being anxious about retirement

Understand your retirement anxiety

It’s understandable that many anxieties surround retirement.

Your financial year

Calculator clock and calendar preparing for the year ahead

Your financial year

Here are some important financial deadlines that you should note.

A regular income in retirement

A regular income in retirement

A regular income in retirement

When a lump-sum super withdrawal runs out, or returns are not as expected, what happens ...

Retirement planning disconnect

Retirement planning disconnect

Retirement planning disconnect

There is a clear gap between our retirement dreams and income reality.

CBA to refund $7.6 million in fees

CBA to refund $7.6 million in fees

CBA to refund $7.6 million in fees

Customers of the CBA could have a fee reimbursement coming their way.

Are you ready to retire early?

Are you ready to retire early?

Are you ready to retire early?

Early retirement is the dream held by many, but realised by few.

A fulfilling (non) retirement

A fulfilling (non) retirement

A fulfilling (non) retirement

There’s more to retirement planning than financial focus

Financial planning myths busted

Financial planning myths busted

Financial planning myths busted

It’s easy to come up with reasons not to visit a financial planner.

The ages and stages of retirement

The ages and stages of retirement

The ages and stages of retirement

Our finance expert Richard Shermon explains the finer points of retirement.

More people seeking super advice

More people seeking super advice

More people seeking super advice

New research shows an increase in people seeking advice when switching super.

Superannuation and the Age Pension

Superannuation and the Age Pension

Superannuation and the Age Pension

Frank has a few questions on how his super might affect his Age Pension.

Super guarantee after 65

Super guarantee after 65

Super guarantee after 65

Pauline has heard that she may not be entitled to super from her employer.

Super or high-interest account?

Super or high-interest account?

Super or high-interest account?

Gaye would like to know if super is a good alternative to a high-interest account.

Retirement incomes need overhaul

Retirement incomes need overhaul

Retirement incomes need overhaul

David Murray has called on the government to overhaul the retirement incomes framework.

Starting a pension from an SMSF

Starting a pension from an SMSF

Starting a pension from an SMSF

Barry is unsure of the process of retiring and advising his SMSF.

MySuper explained

MySuper explained

MySuper explained

MySuper has been around for almost two years, but do you know how it works?

How long in retirement?

How long in retirement?

How long in retirement?

Did you know you have a 50 per cent chance of outliving your retirement savings?

What makes a clever investor?

What makes a clever investor?

What makes a clever investor?

Just how clever are you when it comes to investing?

Lump sum or pension?

Lump sum or pension?

Lump sum or pension?

Choosing whether to take your super as a lump sum or pension depends on your ...

A regular pay cheque in retirement

A regular pay cheque in retirement

A regular pay cheque in retirement

There is a way to uses your super savings to generate an income.

Your essential guide to super

Your essential guide to super

Your essential guide to super

Our quick guide will help you to understand your super better.

Conflicted remuneration rules

Conflicted remuneration rules

Conflicted remuneration rules

Conflicted payments prevent planners from offering the most appropriate advice.

Calls to restore ASIC funding

Calls to restore ASIC funding

Calls to restore ASIC funding

CHOICE has called on the government to halt ASIC funding cuts.

Financial pitfalls to avoid

Financial pitfalls to avoid

Financial pitfalls to avoid

As NICRI’s Craig Hall explains, even the simplest money mistakes can cost you dearly.

How much is needed for an SMSF?

How much is needed for an SMSF?

How much is needed for an SMSF?

Keith is questioning whether he has sufficient funds to start an SMSF.

Baby boomers no burden

Baby boomers no burden

Baby boomers no burden

Time and time again we’re told that baby boomers are a burden on our country’s ...

Your financial health check

Your financial health check

Your financial health check

A simple financial health check is the first step to a successful year money-wise

Five costly money mistakes

Five costly money mistakes

Five costly money mistakes

We suggest five financial faux pas you should rectify as soon as possible.

A better financial planning sector

A better financial planning sector

A better financial planning sector

David Murray highlights the urgent need for a major overhaul of the financial advice sector.

Back flip could save retirement

Back flip could save retirement

Back flip could save retirement

FoFA legislation under fire as senators back flip on agreement.

What to expect with FoFA

What to expect with FoFA

What to expect with FoFA

How will the FoFA legislative changes will affect you.

Older women the poorest

Older women the poorest

Older women the poorest

An estimated 533,000 women over 65 are living under the poverty line.

Super rules change again

Super rules change again

Super rules change again

Included in the legislation to repeal the mining is changes to the SGC.

What’s your credit score?

What’s your credit score?

What’s your credit score?

A new initiative, GetCreditScore, has launched as part of MoneySmart Week.

Super fund risk versus reward

Super fund risk versus reward

Super fund risk versus reward

How do you know if you’re in the right superannuation fund?

World’s top 10 places to retire

World’s top 10 places to retire

World’s top 10 places to retire

The top destinations which offer the best value for your retirement.

Your right to work

Your right to work

Your right to work

Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, explains your rights.

Ignorance is never bliss

Ignorance is never bliss

Ignorance is never bliss

According to nearly 4500 respondents, the outlook is bleak.

What will really change today?

What will really change today?

What will really change today?

Discover exactly which budget items will take effect today.

CBA chased victims for money

CBA chased victims for money

CBA chased victims for money

Is it any wonder that consumers are reluctant to seek financial advice, when safeguards are ...

Changes to superannuation

Changes to superannuation

Changes to superannuation

The schedule for increasing the superannuation guarantee has been amended.

Budget beat-ups and reliable updates

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Budget beat-ups and reliable updates

The months leading up to the budget are typified by wild guesses and conjecture about ...

Online self managed super funds

Online self managed super funds

Online self managed super funds

Are online SMSFs reputable and do you really need one?

Retirement – oh what a year!

Retirement – oh what a year!

Retirement – oh what a year!

What a year it’s been for retirees and those planning to do so.

Is my wife’s super an asset?

Is my wife’s super an asset?

Is my wife’s super an asset?

Glen is planning ahead for his retirement and would like to know what is included ...

Roadmap for your retirement

Roadmap for your retirement

Roadmap for your retirement

An essential guide to assist you in assessing your goals for the later stage of ...

$1 million not enough

$1 million not enough

$1 million not enough

Staggeringly, $1 million will not be enough to retire on in the very near future

Super fees bite into balance

Super fees bite into balance

Super fees bite into balance

52 per cent of Australians don’t know what fees they are paying on super accounts.

Five tips for selecting a super fund

Five tips for selecting a super fund

Five tips for selecting a super fund

These five tips from Craig Hall of NICRI can help you make the right super ...

Retirement time bomb

Retirement time bomb

Retirement time bomb

What’s wrong with retirement planning in Australia? Everything!

Superannuation advocacy group

Superannuation advocacy group

Superannuation advocacy group

Is there anyone who actively monitors superannuation funds?

Calculate your extra super payments

Calculate your extra super payments

Calculate your extra super payments

How much extra super will you receive after 1 July?

New MySuper accounts

New MySuper accounts

New MySuper accounts

A new type of low fee super account will be available from 1 July

More super for older workers

More super for older workers

More super for older workers

From 1 July 2013 older workers may be eligible to earn more superannuation

New rules for financial planners

New rules for financial planners

New rules for financial planners

Craig Hall from NICRI clarifies the new rules for financial planners.

What are my investment options?

What are my investment options?

What are my investment options?

If you had $70,000 to invest, what would be your best options?

Self-funded retirees benefits boost

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Self-funded retirees benefits boost

If you’re a self-funded retiree, you may have suffered considerable financial losses as a result of the global financial crisis. With some smart accounting, you may be eligible for Centrelink benefits. As the end of the current financial year looms, now is the time to consider ...

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