Before retirement, the focus is often on preparing our finances. After retirement, our changing priorities can come as a surprise.
Proposed changes allowing people to grow their super before and after retirement get the thumbs up from our panel of retirees and pre-retirees.
Some of us plan our retirement, some have retirement thrust upon us. So how do retirees feel about the timing of their exit from work?
APRA updates MySuper heatmap, Super fund underperformers, MTAA Super and Tasplan merger, Consultation to improve business communications.
Rise in costs for retirees, APRA releases latest super statistics, Returns not the main driver for SMSF trustees, Financing ageing in place for older Australians, Financial advice boosts wealth and health
Interest rate cuts will hurt retirees, Ground-breaking research on future advice, Missed or unpaid super, More workers support ESG factors, 2020 Shonky Awards results.
One-off super amnesty a success, Customers remain satisfied with super funds, Latest statistics for SMSFs, ASFA supports 40:40 Vision campaign, Early Release Scheme data, Cybersecurity matters more than ever.
Early release super scheme hurts the young and low paid, ‘Herstory’ of superannuation, Confusion about ESG and super caps and Increased appetite for financial advice.
No September rise for Age Pension?, Premiums up in smoke, Call to open infrastructure investment to all super funds, High risk for managed funds, Seniors demand more help at home, Pensioners charged double, Australia ranked 3rd best in world’s top pension plans.
ATO clamping down on false claims, AFCA’s 80,000 complaints, MySuper Heatmap delivers for members, Robo-advice lagging in Australia, Australians pay closer attention to super.
Accelerating Australia’s economic recovery, More financial advice sought, ACCR examines voting records, Streamlined support for SMSFs, ATO’s mailout bungle, Investment funds on notice.
So, you’re looking to start a small business to keep you busy in retirement? Here’s Bambi Price’s step-by-step guide to help get you get started.
Access to early super resumes, ASIC defers mortgage broker reforms, Royal Commission calls for submissions on COVID-19, ASIC warns against day trading, SMSF annual returns deferred, Older Australians see silver lining.
As people live longer, mature age is being redefined. Far from viewing retirement as the final curtain call, a growing number of retirees see the milestone as the start of something new. It’s a chance to explore the world, pursue an adventure, learn new skills, graduate from university and celebrate the best of a whole new life stage.
Whether by choice or necessity, more Australians are embracing working for longer. Yet there are obstacles to overcome when you’re looking for work in your 50s and older.