Future You wants you to save more
Your Life

Future You wants you to save more

- December 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

The problem is we value rewards today more than rewards in the future. But Future You wants you to rethink that strategy ASAP. Since having kids, I’ve found it hard to imagine the future. When they were babies, it was difficult to imagine what it would be like with toddlers. Once they became toddlers, I… Read more »

Does the 4 per cent rule still work
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Does the 4 per cent rule still work?

- November 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

What is the 4 per cent rule, how does it work and is it reliable? The 4 per cent rule is a rule of thumb that helps investors easily calculate how much they need to save in order to ‘live off the earnings for the rest of their life’. Without this guideline, it would be… Read more »

Dreaming of an early retirement
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5 ways to get on track for an early retirement

- September 27, 2021 4 MIN READ

Data shows that seven out of 10 Aussies over 55 can probably take an early retirement. But there’s work to be done.  If you’ve been madly punching the numbers into online retirement calculators and coming up short, you’re not alone. Cameron Dickson, Managing Director of financial advisory company The Moreton Group, reckons most calculators are… Read more »

Why you're probably going to be poor in retirement
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Why you’ll probably be poor in retirement

- September 15, 2021 6 MIN READ

Nobody wants to be poor in retirement, especially if you’re living the good life now. Which is a significant part of the problem… We’re generally pretty bad at thinking ahead. It’s human nature to care more about our immediate satisfaction and happiness than making sacrifices for the benefit of some vague point in the distant future.… Read more »

Misleading money tips
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It’s time to rethink these misleading money tips

- August 5, 2021 4 MIN READ

You’ll have heard these misleading money tips doing the rounds everyday like they’re gospel. It’s definitely time to hear some better advice! How often has someone told you to avoid credit cards at all costs? Or to start saving for your kids’ education the minute they’re born? These are both common misleading money tips that… Read more »

How to supplement retirement income online
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How retirees can supplement their retirement income online

- June 11, 2021 3 MIN READ

Plenty of retirees are looking for ways to supplement retirement income. A new report from International Living shares practical ways to do exactly that. A comfortable retirement feels like it’s getting further out of reach for many. An unpredictable economy, pressure from younger generations to share wealth, and a lack of adequate investments and savings… Read more »