Retirement Planning

How much do you really need to retire on?

A question I often get asked is “How much money should I have saved in order to retire?” But before I answer this question, there are a number of variables we need to consider which might just change our estimates. Firstly, having an idea of what sort of lifestyle you ...
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The 5 worst retirement planning mistakes you are probably making

As a financial planner, I find it really encouraging seeing clients who are well ahead of the game when it comes to understanding their finances and income security. Retirement planning seems to be something that many people are considering earlier on in their lives. That said, I am surprised that ...
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Grandparents unsung childcare heroes

It’s meant to be a time to kick back and pursue all those interests you put aside while you worked and raised a family. But increasingly, grandparents are being called on to fill the gaps in Australia’s formal childcare system while their adult children go out to work. Grandparents provide ...
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7 Tips On How To Retire Early

Are you dreaming about early retirement, but unsure how to go about it? You might be surprised to learn that Aussies are retiring earlier, with 25% of men retiring before age 55 and 50% retiring between 55 to 64 years. For women, the figures are higher, with 55% stopping work ...
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