Now is the perfect time to take stock of your current situation and future lifestyle goals for retirement. Because your super is likely to form a large part of your income for your life after work, there can be a number of things to think about in the lead-up to retirement.
The 'Preparing for retirement' section of our website is a great place to start, including information on:
Here are some other resources to help get you started – depending on how far away retirement might be for you:
Watch the above video to see how a financial adviser can help you plan and prepare for your financial future.
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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 outcomesFind out more