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Retirement Savings

Retirement Savings

Nest Egg’s ‘Retirement savings’ tag contains a collection of up-to-date news, intelligence, strategies, issues and legislations that affect the retirement savings of average Australians. Stories feature expert advice on growing and maintaining savings and investment portfolios for retirement within and outside of superannuation.

14 Jan 2019
Major bank releases insights to household, personal savings
New research has found that Australians are split when it comes to their capacity to meet everyday expenses, while many have ...
10 Jan 2019
Big changes for super funds put to government
Australian superannuation members will be benefitted by $3.8 billion a year under findings handed down by the Productivity Co...
23 Nov 2018
The choices that will impact your retirement savings
Understanding the long-term effects of compounding returns, management fees on investment products, and inflation can help de...
19 Nov 2018
‘Surprising’ trends in SMSF investment, behaviours in 2018
Many SMSF members have not safeguarded their funds against the volatility of investment markets and the potential impact of r...
9 Nov 2018
'Unprecedented attack' on savings in new report, says super lobbyists
A prominent superannuation advocacy body has rebuked the Grattan Institute report on retirement savings, warning its recommen...
8 Nov 2018
Emotion, hard sells with pets costing retirees big
Aussies are dishing out big bucks to take care of their pets, with retirees told to be cautious of being ‘up-sold’ on ex...
8 Nov 2018
Fee drops and new launch in superannuation market
Cost pressures and an increasingly mobile investor population are behind the launch of one new super fund, and another cuttin...
7 Nov 2018
Prepare for retirement without a pension, Aussies told
New modelling suggests retirees may be better off financially than working age Australians, but that outcome could be clouded...
1 Nov 2018
Baby Boomers are cruising into retirement on the back of their kids’ inheritance
Australian Baby Boomers are drawing on their children’s inheritance and spending up big on cruises. ...
2 Mar 2018
Is your savings strategy stopping you choosing your own retirement date?
Promoted by Centuria Capital Limited. Centuria’s Neil Rogan explains why super isn’t necessarily your only long-term ...
1 Dec 2017
What a savings experiment in Kenya can teach us about money
When people living in a Nairobi slum were asked to save about $1 a week, the results “changed a lot” of how a leading beh...
29 Nov 2017
How ageist attitudes can have a ‘significant impact’ on savings
People as young as 45 have been subjected to ageism in the workplace, and nearly a third of older workers have experienced th...
28 Jul 2017
New employment models could stifle super savings
The ways Australians work is changing in the face of new technologies and lifestyles, but these employment models could negat...
27 Jul 2017
SMSF trustees more confident in savings than private investors
Self-managed super fund trustees are more confident their retirement savings will give them a comfortable life after they lea...
1 Jul 2017
Maximising your super savings in the years before retirement
Approaching retirement can be stressful, especially for Australians who do not have enough money in their super to retire on,...
1 Jun 2017
Savings strategies for big ticket items
Large, one-off expenses such as holidays or a new car can often be difficult for retirees to factor into their budgets. We s...
26 Apr 2017
Govt calls on Aussies to collect billions in lost savings
The government is urging Australian taxpayers to check whether a share of $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is theirs, after r...
3 Mar 2017
Aussies’ savings at dangerous levels
Australians’ financial health is in a worrying state, with many unable to weather even small financial shocks, according to...
1 Mar 2017
Boost your home deposit savings with an investment that generates an income
Promoted by   Buying your first home, or helping your kids buy theirs is an exciting and life-changing journey and, alth...
8 Feb 2017
Major bank raises red flags on household savings
Almost 50 per cent of Australian households are not expected to have sufficient wealth to retire comfortably, according to a ...

Comments

Liam Shorte
Maybe one of the reasons SMSFs are seen as tax advantaged is that people with SMSFs actually implement most of the full range strategies available to all superannuation account holders like transition.....
Kate Thynne
This still makes me nervous though. You don't have a long-term horizon with retirement.....
Richard Rault
I currently have a negatively geared property which is supported and made affordable by the tax benefits. This is a part of my retirement strategy so selling the property is not an option. If negative.....
Clyde
I wonder if what you mean by recycling pensions is paying a transition to retirement pension?.....
DavidL - Why has it been used in high rise construction if it has never been approved for that purpose? How does it get past building inspectors in the first place?....
Mort - This is absolute nonsense from the shadow treasurer, who should know better. Why has Labor excluded non tax paying Commonwealth pensioners, if not for.......
Howard Patterson - It is not a matter of banning the product, it may be perfectly safe on a low rise building. When all the humbug is stripped away, the fact is that.......
Jim - The gravy train is about to be stopped, thumps up. ....