Retirement

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.

Stocks the Pros Can’t Touch

Most large super funds have limits on where they can invest superannuation. This means many investors miss out on the biggest growth action in stocks

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…