Retirement

The Desperate Attempt to Keep Your Superannuation in the System

The thing is, the superannuation industry gets fat off your retirement stash. Don’t for a second think these so called choices from super funds are to help you…

They Want to Spend Your Superannuation Savings on What…?

It wasn’t so long ago that the mainstream (rightly or wrongly) praised superannuation as the best retirement system in the world.

The Silent Theft of Superannuation

Joe Hockey is teasing out the idea of using superannuation as a deposit for first time homebuyers.

Why Superannuation Employees Are the Government’s Hit Men

The entire industry devoted to growing your superannuation through tax avoidance schemes has become nothing more than the government’s hit men…

Superannuation: The $2 Trillion Jackpot

The superannuation stash is five and a half times the current Australian debt level. It’s just too tempting isn’t it?

Government ‘Supernnuation Grab’ Takes Another Turn for the Worse

The more we look, the more we find. And it’s leading to the same conclusion — if you have a superannuation fund, you’ll never see a single cent of it in retirement

The Biggest Threat to Your Superannuation Savings in Six Years

We’re talking about a potential threat of the government nationalising your superannuation savings. Your super fund is ripe for nationalisation.

Three Lessons to Learn About Building Wealth and Retiring Well

If some kind of doomsday meteor obliterates global share markets one day, you need to ensure your wealth lives on…

Planning an SMSF in 2015? Read this…

If you care about the environment and paper wastage…think twice about setting up an SMSF. You practically hear the trees crying in protest from your in-tray.

Investing: Are You Ready to Bet Everything?

Even with the most sophisticated investing models in the world at your disposal you’re still making a bet that the price of the asset will have gone up…

An Investment Industry Disruptor

Due to the reluctance to move away from the sales culture and percentage based fee model, paves the way for a disruptor to the financial advice industry.

How to Take Control of Your Superannuation

Taking control of your superannuation (with an SMSF) may be considered your right, but as always, rights are accompanied by responsibilities.

Your Retirement, the Rosetta Stone and the Debt Peons of Lagash

Debt isn’t just a liability. Pension and retirement funds tend to invest in a lot of debt because it’s considered safer than other options.

Positive Thinking Won’t Build Your Retirement Nest Egg…

You can’t hope your retirement will work out the way you planned because you saw a financial planner five years ago. You must actively manage your investments…

It Won’t Be Your Superannuation for Long

If too many retirees leave the workforce without enough money put away in superannuation, the pension burden will be crippling.