Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Plan your retirement.
Working out how much income you will need in retirement isn’t easy, but some simple rules of thumb can be a good place to start.
Getting good financial advice can make a big difference to your retirement outcome, but before you take the plunge make sure you understand what’s involved.
Recent legislation requiring advisers who are not independent to advise clients of the fact is a welcome move. But does it go far enough?
Just because a financial planner’s business card doesn’t display the logo of a bank or insurance company doesn’t mean he or she is independent.
Finding a truly independent financial adviser is not easy, but don’t let that put you off. We’ve done the hard work for you.
If you are looking to wind back working hours or boost your super in the lead-up to retirement, a TTR pension may be the answer.
Financial barriers to retirement have eased a little since July 1, with increased super contributions caps, but retirees will have to wait for a relaxation of the work test.
Understanding how to manage and invest your money is an essential skill when it comes to building a successful retirement.
Reaching your Total Super Balance limit creates problems if you want to continue building your wealth, but there are some strategies you can consider.
Proposed changes allowing people to grow their super before and after retirement get the thumbs up from our panel of retirees and pre-retirees.
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.
According to the ASFA Retirement Standard, a couple can live a ‘comfortable lifestyle’ with a retirement balance of $640,000 while singles can enjoy the same with $545,000. But these are guidelines only.
Using MoneySmart’s Retirement Planner we have calculated how much income $400,000 in super will generate under a range of scenarios.
Using MoneySmart’s Retirement Planner we have calculated how much income $300,000 in super will generate under a range of scenarios.