You’ve worked hard, and now it may be an opportunity to make the most of this next phase of your life.

For many, retirement may be a celebrated and long-awaited milestone; for others there may be a sense of loss at the end of successful career or uncertainty about what to expect next. Or it may be a situation imposed on you through unexpected circumstances, such as job loss or illness.

Whatever your personal circumstances around your retirement, it's worth taking some time to consider how to make the most of your retirement lifestyle. If there are still a few things that might be on your mind, why not tackle them head on so you can enjoy your retirement to the fullest?

There are many resources and tools to help you make the most out of your life after work – here are just a few: 

    Account-based pension calculator

    With this calculator, you can work out whether you can make your pension last longer. (Source: ASIC MoneySmart)