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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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Show me the money!

Regular readers of this blog will recall we have spoken about the ASFA[1] Retirement Standard in the past.
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Living in retirement

Retirement is a stage of life that many people look forward to and a handful of people try to avoid it at all costs.One of the significant concerns that many have when staring ...
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Retirement - are you emotionally prepared?

PK and I have written numerous articles on retirement from a financial perspective, covering many different topics from how much money you need to enjoy a comfortable retirement ...
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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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