Your super is likely to form a large part of your income for your life after work, so there can be a number of things to consider before you retire.
Our 'Preparing for retirement' section is a great place to start, including information on:
Here are some tips to help get you thinking, depending on how far away retirement might be for you:
Make sure the timing’s right for you when it comes to accessing your hard-earned super. (Source: CommBank)
See when you can access super and apply for the pension. (Source: ASIC MoneySmart)
Your retirement income needs to see you all the way to the end of your life. This article provides tips and helps you find out what government benefits might apply to you. (Source: ASIC MoneySmart)
At some stage, most people will seek advice about their finances, and in particular as they’re preparing for retirement. Getting the right kind of financial advice can make a big difference. It can help give you more confidence that your planning is on track for the future, or if it’s not on track, it can help you put some strategies and goals in place to improve your outcomes.Find out more