Many Aussies in the dark about retirement

Whether retirement is a long way into the distance, or just peeking over the horizon, recent research1 shows half of us aren’t sure we’ll have enough money to retire when we want, or even how much money we’ll actually need. There’s always been a lot of unknowns when it comes to...

Super, death and avoiding taxes

By Tony Kaye, Senior Personal Finance Writer, Vanguard Australia Having enough superannuation to enjoy a financially comfortable lifestyle in retirement is the aspiration of most Australians. As the super system continues to mature, and with the benefit of compounding investment returns, average retirement savings balances are rising. But an interesting...

6 ways to help reduce your debts before you retire

As your working life draws to a close, your social life and recreational activities don’t have to. If you’re anxious about money still owing, here are some helpful hints. Ahh retirement! You may have been dreaming about it for decades. You see yourself hanging up the work boots, putting away...