• Going forward with reverse retirement

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    Conventional wisdom is not always the best. If you're at a fork in the road, with one path familiar and well-trodden and the other something of a mystery, choosing the safe option is not necessarily the right way to go. Sometimes an alternate …

  • Top 4 biggest obstacles to your retirement strategy

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    If nothing else, life is about overcoming diversity. Achieving a highly prized goal or reaching a dreamed-of destination is always sweeter when you can look back at the hurdles and barriers that lie in your wake. This is no different when …

  • Re-evaluating your retirement strategy

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    The beauty of life is that things change. As much as we all like stability, the fact is that the world and your surroundings are always on the move, sometimes visibly, other times imperceptibly so. This is also the reason why whatever …

  • The retirement myths you need to forget

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    There are innumerable myths about retirement floating around out there, misinforming Australians and potentially leading them down the wrong track. What makes these myths so harmful is the fact that they can have a truly damaging effect on …

  • Your New Year's resolutions for retirement: Part 2

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    Having a solid retirement plan in place is all about setting benchmarks and meeting them. Given this, it's only natural to use goal-setting as a tool to move forward your strategy for building a nest egg forward. In the second part of …

  • Is it time to change super funds?

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    Imagine you've bought a crisp new shirt. While it seemed perfect when you tried it on, it's only upon wearing it out and about that you realised it didn't fit quite as well as you thought it did. Or, perhaps, after a while you've found you've …

  • Your New Year's resolutions for retirement: Part 1

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    The new year is typically a time to take stock of what you've achieved so far and see how far you still have to go. Millions of Australians will think about the progress they have - or haven't - made in regards to issues like health, fitness …

  • Investment choices: Shares

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    Out of all the elements that go into formulating an investment strategy, perhaps the most basic is actually picking what to invest in. But with such a wide range of choices before you, it can be hard to decide which type of asset you should …