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Something helpful from the Government

I often receive enquiries from financial advisers asking where they can access reliable information in relation to their client’s superannuation dealings.
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Stereotyping Retirement (Income)

One of the dangers in life is the tendency to stereotype people, money, and the more esoteric things that make up our lives.
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How much is my super really worth?

If you are like me, you are vitally interested in what your super is worth. And you may even be tempted to check your account balance on a regular basis, perhaps weekly or even ...
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Living in trepidation

Ever since the most recent significant superannuation reforms came into effect on 1 July 2017, there is one thing I have been fearing.
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Compulsory super - a bit of a problem child?

For anyone with even a passing interest in what is happening in financial circles, you will be aware of the current debate about whether compulsory employer superannuation ...
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Sometimes it is more than just the money

This week I was asked about a person in their early 60s who has retired from the work force.
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Yet another review!

Back before the world was turned upside down by COVID-19, the Government announced they were implementing a review of Australia’s retirement income system.
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Maximising retirement savings

It is generally accepted that, for most people, superannuation is the “go-to” preferred structure for retirement savings. It is convenient, tax-advantaged and most ...
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Redundancy and Retirement

Within a couple of months of your planned retirement date, the company who employs you decides to make you redundant and hand you a redundancy payout. The extra $40,000 to ...
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The bane of my life

Anyone who knows me will know that I absolutely detest telemarketers – those people who phone me the very moment I sit down in front of my TV at the end of a long day at the ...
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