Whether you’re 10, 5 or even 1 or 2 years from retirement, you have plenty of options to help make the most of your super. The key is to start as soon as possible.

Retirement is on the horizon, so any action you can take now will get you closer to your ideal financial position. You may have already done a 5-Minute Workout on your super, so why not power-up your workout in these important years leading up to retirement. 

Tips on what can you do now

First things first: know your super!

These are all important steps, along with setting your retirement goals and getting the right advice to help put your plans into action, placing you in a better position to maximise your super in the long term.


Now might be a perfect time for help and advice

At some stage, most people will seek advice about their finances, and in particular as they’re preparing for retirement. Getting the right financial advice for your situation 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. 

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other useful resources

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) MoneySmart website has some useful suggestions to consider when it comes to retirement.

    Financial decisions at retirement



    Your money

    Your health

    Wills and powers of attorney

    Retirement income planning

    Income sources in retirement