17
Apr

New rules to benefit those downsizing for retirement

  Downsizers will be able to top up their super with the proceeds from the sale of their main residence from July 2018. From 1 July 2018, Australians aged 65 and over who are downsizing for retirement will be able to contribute the proceeds from the sale of their main residence (up to $300,000) into super1. We…
17
Apr

Planning for a (much) longer life

  We generally need to make earnings from 40 to 50 years in the workforce extend across what could be 80 to 90 years of living. Australians today need to do something our parents and grandparents didn’t even think about – plan for a long life, and a new report shows the benefits of planning for longevity…
06
Mar

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to superannuation

  If you're wondering whether super is improving retirement outcomes for Australians, we take a look at some of the findings.
20
Feb

Understanding different types of retirement pensions

  We explain the difference between the government's Age Pension, a transition to retirement pension, and an account-based pension.   If you’ve heard the term ‘pension’ being thrown around, you may have picked up that there are many types of pensions available in Australia.
05
Feb

What is the retirement age in Australia?

With no definitive retirement age in Australia, the date you exit the workforce will probably come down to personal circumstances and whether you can afford it.
30
Jan

2018: A balancing act

Fidelity's Investment Director, Tom Stevenson, shares his thoughts on investing in 2018

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