There are a range of benefits attached to the Age Pension, so there’s a lot riding on when you can access it.
There are a series of hurdles you need to clear before you can access your super. The first is your age.
There is still a big gap between the retirement savings of women and men, but some funds are offering support when younger women and families need it most.
Let’s be frank, at a time of historically low interest rates it’s no wonder SMSF investors have been flocking to franked dividends from shares.
Proposed changes in the 2021 Budget will level the playing field for SMSFs with members who move overseas.
Despite the scandals of recent years, the evidence is clear that good financial advice can provide both material and intangible benefits.
Want to know how much income you will need to live well in retirement? This rough estimate may help.
Member services have the potential to rev up your super returns, so check what’s on offer.
Most of us could benefit from personal financial advice at some point in our lives, but finding an independent, qualified adviser attuned to your needs is crucial.
If you have savings in a KiwiSaver account, you can voluntarily transfer them to an Australian super fund under the provisions of a Trans-Tasman Retirement Savings Portability scheme that was introduced on 1 July 2013.
Corporate Australia is emerging from COVID in good shape and dividends are making a comeback. So what dividend yields are on offer and where do dividends fit into your income strategy?
This calculator helps you estimate how long you might live, based on the latest Life Tables from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the Australian Government Actuary.
APRA statistics released this week show retail funds have lost nearly $23 billion in value since December 2017, while over the same period industry funds grew by nearly $40 billion. This represents a change in value of assets of -6% for retail funds and +4% for industry funds.
Getting high-quality independent financial advice is too important to put in the too-hard basket. These red flags will help you avoid bad advisers.
Fees are important, but they are not the only thing driving superannuation’s investment returns.