It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that there is a significant underinsurance gap between what we would need to maintain our standard of living should the unthinkable happen, and what we are actually covered for in the way of insurance.
Australians buying their first home or downsizing in retirement are about to receive a helping hand thanks to new superannuation (super) rules which come into effect on 1 July 2018.
The pulse The global economy is benefiting from a broad based, cyclical recovery, supported by higher levels of investment and accommodative monetary policy The US economy ended 2017 on a slightly shaky footing, although the overall employment situation continues to improve and the bond market is anticipating further rate hikes Growth in Europe continues to […]
They say 60 is the new 40. And while it’s true that today’s over 50s are healthy and active for longer than previous generations, many in this position begin to dream about scaling back their work commitments so they can start ticking off their bucket list.
Compulsory superannuation has been around for 26 years, long enough to become a valuable source of retirement income. But even though the vast majority of us have money tucked away in a super account, it’s surprising how many myths and misconceptions there are about super.