SUMMARY: You don’t have to work longer. Just be smarter with your super. Have a transition-to-retirement pension in your sights. Yet another government manifesto says the nation’s workers are going … Read More TTR: The secret to not having to work longer
SUMMARY: Pressure is building for major change on retirement incomes. Which bitter pill will we be asked to swallow? We must be in Budget kite-flying season again. That time … Read More Federal Budget: Can super tax concessions be saved?
SUMMARY: What’s in store for super in 2015? Hopefully little, but there’s a lot being considered by the Abbott Government. When it comes to predicting investment markets, I’m not a … Read More 2015: Super changes ahead?
SUMMARY: No time to relax. SMSF trustees need to consider the risks ahead in 2016 and act now. It’s been nicely quiet out there in DIY super regulation land. Occasional jawboning, … Read More The nine risks for DIY fund operators in 2016
SUMMARY: Wondering what to do with your super at retirement? Look harder at the pension option. Sometimes you need an outsider to come in to critique. Rip what you’re doing … Read More Think twice about taking a super lump sum
SUMMARY: Age pension and health care card changes start on 1 January. It’s not too late to shore yours up. Here’s what to do. There’s a deadline silently sneaking up … Read More Seven weeks left to sort out your super
SUMMARY: Couples working together financially can make one plus one equal more than two. It’s an unusual statistic, though it shouldn’t be overly surprising: Surveys show the widowed are generally … Read More Six super strategies for couples
SUMMARY: Six steps to making sure your run up to retirement is as profitable as possible. There is a fuzzy point in your life when the retirement you have been … Read More Six ways to get ready for retirement
SUMMARY: Australia picks up “silver” in global pensions survey – but has probably already lost its chance to defend its position next year. Australia has jumped to second in the … Read More Australia takes silver in super rankings
SUMMARY: Telstra’s buy back winners are a limited few. But in the investing game, every few centimetres count. The billion-dollar Telstra buyback ended up being a bit of a fizzer, … Read More Telstra shareholders steal a few centimetres