Retirement

Great news for retirees – The Government have changed the rules on deeming and made them better!

Great news for retirees – The Government have changed the rules on deeming and made them better!

In big news for retirees, the federal government has announced a reduction in the deeming rates for Age Pension. Given over 70% of Australian retirees rely on at least a part Age Pension it is news that will be welcome to many. We break down what the changes are and an example of how they apply.

Find out why SMSF is the biggest super sector in Australia right now

Find out why SMSF is the biggest super sector in Australia right now

One of the best ways to grow wealth for retirement is to invest in superannuation. But where and how do you invest?

Our first article for you today explores the superannuation fund of choice for Australians, which can be the least expensive option, provide the greatest control and deliver the best returns.

We're Living Longer: How to Plan your Finances for Longer Lives

We're Living Longer: How to Plan your Finances for Longer Lives

In the last half a century, the average life expectancy of both women and men in Australia has continued to rise and rise - from around 74 years old to 84 years old [https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/life-expectancy-death/deaths-in-australia/contents/life-expectancy].

The number of people hitting the incredible 100-year-old mark is also on the rise and this poses a serious problem for many people. Most notably, how to fund your life after retirement.