Retirement

The Government’s Latest Experiment: Baby-Boomer Retirement

The government expects baby-boomers to fund their own retirement. But the reality is this might not happen.

The Government’s Plan to take your Retirement Savings

I warned that the government would one day make a beeline for your retirement savings. It wasn’t an idea or a fear out of nowhere. I had good reason for saying it.

The Two Most Important Words for Any Retirement Business

Done properly, a retirement business can not only help fill a retiree’s time and replace their work identity, it can also help make their retirement savings last longer…

World War D: Retirement, Superannuation and Family Wealth

It was day two of the World War D conference, and the final session was starting. We were closing the day with a Q&A with our retirement gurus.

Why There’ll Be No One Left to Invest In Your Retirement

What if the buyers you expect to turn up in the stock market… property market… and other asset markets during your retirement, turn out not to be there?

Retiring Overseas: Try Before You Buy…

If you’ve got any ideas about retiring overseas, there’s one data point for you to consider that serves as a proxy for the expression of free ideas and freedom…

Make Sure the Grass IS Greener Before You Go and Live Overseas…

It’s the thing that everyone wants to do — seek greener pastures by living overseas. People are sick of the government sticking its nose in where it’s not wanted.

Watch Out — Your Retirement Savings Under Attack

I don’t know about you but I don’t want anyone using my retirement savings to ‘turbo-charge’ any economy. Now, the argument will go that this isn’t the original intent of superannuation…

It’s Time to Start Your ‘Family Wealth’ Plan

The key to it is to plan everything,and where possible to get your family involved. It’s no good you working your tail off to build wealth if the next generation blows it all.

Retirement: You Do Have an Alternative

Don’t just fiddle with which shares you own, how you structure your Super, or which financial advisor you see. Those changes won’t rescue your retirement

Don’t Retire Poor

There’s a fine line when it comes to saving for retirement. Hopefully you’re not one of those folks destined to retire poor…

When $750,000 Isn’t Enough for your Retirement Income

Personally I think the multiple on retirement income should be much higher, as the Great Credit Contraction could shrink income returns even lower…

Property: Could Your Retirement Nest Egg Cope With a Hit Like This?

Most people put their retirement savings at the mercy of a big mortgage and a market that could collapse at any time. Could you afford to take that kind of hit to your savings?

Governments Will Grab Taxpayer Private Savings Wherever They Can

Make no mistake; governments will grab taxpayer money and private savings wherever they can. There are voters to buy off…and lavish weddings to attend.

This Baby Boomer’s Advice is Worth Listening to…

Vern Gowdie knows exactly what other baby boomers have lived through. He knows that many of them have now reached retirement in a reasonably well-off position…