You can access your super in Australia when you turn 65. It is the most straightforward condition of release. To apply for your super benefits you should contact your super fund.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Turning 65 and retirement.
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The Senior Australians and Pensioners Tax Offset (SAPTO) won’t shower you in riches. But depending on your age, relationship status and income, it could provide a handy tax offset of up to $2,230.
Once you get to your late 60s, the rules change when it comes to making personal contributions into your super account. Here’s a simple guide to who is eligible and who’s not.
The bring-forward rule represents an important opportunity to put more money into your super account in a particular year if you receive an inheritance or are getting close to retirement. Here’s a simple guide to how it works.
Making super contributions once you reach age 67 is more difficult as you need to meet the requirements of a work test. Here’s a simple guide to understanding the rules and how they affect you.
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.
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.