How are Aussies managing their super?

Thanks to compulsory employer superannuation contributions which were introduced 25 years ago1, many Aussies are now entering retirement with significant super balances. So, what exactly are retirees doing with their money? Are they paying off debts, investing in financial products to ensure a steady income in retirement, or splurging on big-ticket items? The Household, Income…
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What does the current market volatility mean for you?

The recent volatility in the markets has some people concerned but for most of us, these wild swings are nothing to worry about. Our Director, Todd, has made a short video explaining why the markets are experiencing volatility and what it means for you. Please click here to watch Todd's video or read the transcript below.…
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Dealing with Financial Stress

Financial stress is taking a serious toll on the physical and mental health of Australians. Almost one in three Aussies are feeling the strain, with worries about money causing relationship conflicts, loss of sleep and isolation1. These findings are from the Financial Stress Index, compiled on behalf of Australian group Financial Mindfulness by international research…
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Living the retirement dream with financial freedom

Average super savings in Australia are quite low, but this is counterbalanced by the high number of debt-free home owners. The security gained through home ownership has given many retirees a feeling of financial security. According to a research paper titled Retirement transitions in four countries, 59 per cent of recent retirees in Australia are…
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