For most Aussies, blowing out the birthday candles at 65 means it’s retirement time. To help you take the leap into life after work, we have put together a simple guide answering common questions asked by people retiring at age 65.
Making super contributions
Planning your retirement, or being in retirement
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Alongside growing concerns over a possible resurgence of the coronavirus during winter, the pandemic is now creating even more victims as cybercriminals aim to capitalise on the economic upheaval.
If you want to exercise your right to choose a super fund, you must complete the Standard Choice Form that your employer gives you, and return it to your employer.
With sharemarkets swooning, interest rates being cut and super balances dropping, many retirees are starting to worry about their finances. Here’s our 10 suggestions to stretch your retirement income.
Working with the ATO might be the best course of action if your SMSF receives a breach notice.
When you retire, how you put your investment portfolio together is more important than ever if you want your retirement savings to last as long as you do.
One of the benefits of having a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) is its ability to pay members an income stream, or account-based pension. Of course any superannuation fund can do this, but paying a pension from an SMSF offers members more control and flexibility.
Life expectancy is a complex topic, so we’ve put together a straightforward guide to help explain the key concepts – enabling you to plan your retirement with a bit more confidence.
Is your super fund a star performer or a lemon? Follow our 6-step guide to assess if your super fund is right for you.
The sooner you start planning, the better your chances of making the most of your retirement years. So get the ball rolling by working through these 7 simple steps.
If you’re unhappy with how your super savings have grown, it’s worth considering whether you’re in the right investment option in your super fund. To help you work through the process of making an investment option switch, check out our simple explainer.
Nobody likes paying fees, particularly when you can’t see what you’re paying for. So when it comes to your super fund, it’s worth learning a bit more about the fees you’re paying and why.
As part of ongoing improvements by the ATO, members of most super funds can access additional online information about their super accounts. Find out what information is available and how you can use it to better manage your super savings.
By the time you retire chances are that superannuation will be your biggest store of wealth outside the family home. Yet we tend to spend more time researching the best mobile phone plan or our next holiday than we do on our super.