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The over 55’s guide to super contributions for building your retirement nest egg

June 11, 2021

Many of us are living longer than we ever expected. We need our retirement nest egg to last longer. This is why understanding your super is an important part of the retirement planning process. You need to be making contributions to your super fund. With so many different types available it can be overwhelming trying…

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The Ins and Outs of Super: What is it? How does it work?

June 4, 2021

Everybody wants to retire comfortably, but few people know how to get there. One of the most important assets you can accumulate for your retirement is superannuation. But what are the ins and outs? What does it do? How does it work? In this blog post we’ll answer these questions and more! What is superannuation?…

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How do you choose which investments to use? Investment options explained!

May 28, 2021

With a buffet of investments available, how do you choose which ones to invest in? Do you go for the healthy low risk options? Or take a risk and go for the sugary options. The ones which will give you a high and come crashing down as the high wears off. When thinking about the…

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Which investment strategy will deliver a safe and reliable income for you in retirement?

May 14, 2021

A critical cog in your retirement plan is getting your investment strategy right. After you’ve determined what you want to achieve in retirement. Know how you are going to fill your 168 hours in a week, so you don’t get bored. Worked out how much your retirement is going to cost. Understand how you are…

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Investing: What you need to know to safely achieve your retirement lifestyle?

May 7, 2021
retirement

You spend your whole working life accumulating assets with the ultimate goal of reaching the summit (retirement and living a fulfilling life). Focused on achieving the best return you can along the way. After all, you can take on a reasonable amount of risk knowing you have your employment income to fall back on. Besides,…

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Retirement Planning: It’s all about CONTEXT!

April 30, 2021

What’s the advice to soccer stars who earns millions in a week? European soccer stars earning thousands a day stick to cash… Recently I ventured out for a casual dinner with a couple of industry colleagues. In the middle of my meal. The conversation turned to misguided conversations financial advisers are having with their clients.…

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How average returns may not be telling you the whole story?

April 23, 2021
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Time and time again we hear comments like: My fund averaged XYZ this year. My fund is the best returning fund. This fund generated XYZ over the last 3 years, why didn’t mine do that well? But is this an accurate assessment? Is it a true reflection of the return/real $$$ you’ve received? Can you…

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How to structure your finances and safely generate a regular income in retirement?

April 16, 2021
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Transitioning from your working life to your retirement lifestyle is a major life transition. Moving from a structured Mon-Fri 9-5 routine to little to no structure. For some this can be an extremely daunting and stressful time. The reality is your routine will change. Your financial arrangements will change and you’ll probably freak out a…

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How knowing what you don’t know can set you up for retirement success?

April 9, 2021
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Money, dreams, aspirations and your NEXT chapter are at stake. It’s a BIG burden to bear… And when it comes to your money and funding your retirement, it’s a highly emotional topic. After all, you’ve worked for 30 plus years building your next egg. Your emotions are heightened as you approach your next major life…

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Is this the missing piece in your retirement puzzle?

April 2, 2021
retirement

You’ve reached middle life or a little further on than that. You’ve done some things, done some stuff and now retirement is on the horizon. You’re “Next Chapter” is not far away. But there’s an elephant in the room… How do you know you’re going to be okay financially in retirement? How do you set…

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