Old age isn’t the only time you may need to rely on someone you trust to make decisions concerning your medical treatment. As highlighted by the rapid onset of COVID-19, people of any age can become critically unwell. Ensure your decisions are adhered to with an advance care directive.
With life expectancy projected to continue to rise, along with the cost of living, older Australians face both opportunities and challenges as they head into their ‘third act’ of life.
Move over midlife crisis. New research shows more of us are going through a major life reassessment much later in life.
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.
An Institute of Actuaries working group has devised a simple rule of thumb for spending in retirement, based on your age and assets.
Transition to retirement income streams (or pensions) allow you to gradually draw on your super benefits while you’re still working and moving towards your retirement.
Retirement involves a series of adjustments, to your lifestyle and spending patterns but also to the way you invest.
Preparing for retirement can be daunting for many Australians. In this video members of the Profession of Independent Financial Advisers help you understand the important things to consider.
Along with planning and saving for retirement, it pays to prepare your relationship for the changes ahead.
Preparing for retirement can be fraught, and keeping on top of your superannuation may not be front of mind. We take a look five of the common mistakes that pre-retirees make, and ways to avoid them.
These are challenging times for investors, especially if you’re about to retire or already drawing on your super.
According to psychologists, retirement comes in five phases. Find out about these different stages and the best way to navigate them.
If you work for yourself, planning for retirement and deciding what to do with your business can be a minefield. We talk to an expert about what you need to be thinking about and where to find help, so you can make your transition from running a business to retirement stress free.
If you’re retiring this financial year it pays to think about possible timing issues before you start drawing down on your superannuation.
Retiring is a huge step and it would be normal if you have some last-minute details to sort through before you make the final leap.