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"Another year over..."

In the final blog last year, I drew upon the immortal words of the late, great, John Lennon
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Is the government eyeing off your super?

At the end of March 2023, there was a massive $3.5 trillion held by everyday Australians in superannuation.That is $3,500,000,000,000.
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What is the purpose of superannuation?

The Australian retirement income system consists of three pillars: The government funded means-tested age pension, Compulsory superannuation, and Private savings, including ...
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What is... retirement?

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that retirement is a recurring theme amongst the topics we discuss.
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Retirement - its more than just the money

Last week, I celebrated a significant career milestone. I clocked up 20 years working with my current employer.
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Having your cake, and eating it too

For many, retirement is that time in life when thoughts turn to enjoying life without the drag of having to go to work to keep food on the table. As my dear colleague, Mark Teale ...
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Is your house your home?

As many people approach or enter retirement, their thoughts often turn to retirement housing options. Often, family members enter the conversation, either by invitation, or they ...
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Finally…. some very good news

When the government released it’s 2021 Budget back on 11 May, it included some exciting announcements relating to superannuation.
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How much can I contribute to super?

It is 10:15AM on a Thursday morning.
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Can I practice what I preach?

For the last 10 years, and after writing countless articles discussing preparing for retirement, actual retirement, and living in retirement, I have decided that now is the time ...
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