Almost 58 years ago, Action Comics published a look into the future of the then 22-year-old Superman as a senior citizen. Hopefully, Superman had the foresight to make the most of the Daily Planet's retirement plan or super fund. And his decision to keep working provides an interest, and perhaps a little income, to subsidise his retirement lifestyle.
Critical challenges for super fund members in the accumulation phase are to keep their savings intact and to keep adding to those savings when possible with voluntary contributions.
Spouses have clear motivations to at least consider the potential benefits of taking a co-ordinated approach to savings and investing – as well as in dealing with their day-to-day budgeting.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:38
Turkey is experiencing very high rates of inflation and its central bank is probably going to have to raise rates further to combat that. So, the volatility and uncertainty around Turkey will continue.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:35
The period August to October is a time for anniversaries of financial market crises – the 1929 share crash, the 1974 bear market low, the 1987 share crash, the Emerging market/LTCM crisis in 1998, and of course the worst of the Global Financial Crisis in 2008.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:32
It's easy to assume disruption is just another buzzword. But the notion of disruption really speaks to ongoing economic evolution. It's at the heart of human nature and has been around for centuries.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:15
Sonia Baillie, Head of Credit, Global Fixed Income and Portfolio Manager of the AMP Capital Corporate Bond Fund, shares how investing in fixed income can benefit investors.