Retirement should be a time to wind down and enjoy life, however there are a few important topics often overlooked when planning for retirement. This article explains three of these aspects including re-contribution strategies, death nominations and having a spending policy in place.
Worried about running out of money in old age? We talk to retirement expert and women’s advocate Nicolette Rubinsztein about what women can do now to help their long term financial security.
The Federal Government’s reforms to superannuation are now in effect, with new rules having commenced from 1 July 2017. It’s important to understand how these changes could affect your financial strategy and retirement plans.
If you’re juggling a mortgage and credit cards, plus other debts like a car loan or personal loan, you probably feel like most of your income is being swallowed up by interest payments. But don’t despair: here’s what you can do right now to knock your debt on the head once and for all.
On Wednesday 23 November 2016, the Federal Government’s proposed changes to super rules were passed by Parliament. This means that from 1 July 2017, the amount you can put into super each year will be reduced – which could impact your retirement plans. So before the changes happen, it’s a good idea to consider whether you should contribute a bit extra to your super.
When we consider our financial goals, we tend to think of them as things that will happen at some distant point in the future. Since our goals are such a long way off, it’s easy to ignore them in our day-to-day life. Stay tuned for 5 simple ways you can make today count so you can continue 2017 on the right foot!