Market volatility and economic uncertainty can wreak havoc with retirement plans, so it’s important to develop strategies to manage the risks.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Super pensions.
When you retire there’s more than one way to withdraw income from your super; we explain your options.
Once you start a retirement income stream, minimum annual payments are calculated on your account balance at 1 July each year, multiplied by a percentage factor that increases as you age.
Annuities are an easy way to convert your super into a regular income stream in retirement. We explain how they can help manage your income without the worry of investing.
In a low interest rate environment, debate has been sparked about whether ‘safe’ pension withdrawal rates are still safe. With the economic impact of the coronavirus also putting pressure on share prices and dividend payments, the issue is more topical than ever.
One of the benefits of retirement is that you can start to withdraw your superannuation tax-free. That doesn’t mean it’s a rule-free zone.
An investment-linked annuity is a lifetime income stream where the retiree’s income varies to reflect changes in the value of a selected investment option.
In this video interview Ian Fryer, Head of Research at Chant West, shares some insights into choosing a pension fund, including how choosing a pension fund is different to choosing a super fund, what the process is to starting a pension, and what investment option to consider in retirement.
Most super funds offer a range of super pension products, so you have lots of choices when it comes to investment options.