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How much money do I waste? The amount is frightening.

Peter and I have often written about how much you need in retirement to live a comfortable life.
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Putting members' interests first

It is common for superannuation funds to provide insurance to members of their fund.
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When can I get hold of my super?

For most Australians, the money they have in superannuation is preserved. That means it cannot be accessed until a 'condition of release' has been met.
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Age Pension - not all assets are created equal!

Last week I wrote about the Age Pension - what, when and how much? This week I am continuing the discussion, focusing on one aspect of the means test which is applied to ...
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Age Pension – what, when and how much?

Does paying taxes while you’re working give you the right to expect you will receive an age pension when you decide that you no longer want to work – in other words, retire?
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Is your employer paying the correct amount of super?

There has been quite a bit of media focus in recent months about some employers failing to pay the correct, or in fact any, compulsory contributions to superannuation for their ...
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What is the cost of complacency?

Australians are notorious for being disengaged with what will often become their largest investment apart from their family home. What am I referring to? Their superannuation!
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Celebrating five years of Realise Your Dream!

They say time flies when you are having fun. And how the last five years have flown by.
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Financial self-help

Whether you love him or loathe him, Scott Pape, author of the Barefoot Investor, has popularised the financial self-help movement in Australia in recent years.
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A few simple questions for a would-be investor?

Realise your Dream is not a blog which provides investment advice for the retiree or future retiree.
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