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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest??

Have you ever wanted to pay off your mortgage — aka do everything in your power to make sure the damn thing is no longer hovering over your head like a big ol' black and threatening cloud? Have you ever wondered if doing this would ACTUALLY be in your financial best interest? Honestly, have you ever taken a minute to really think about it? '...

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How to Retire on $2000 a week

This time on the Today Show, Ben Kingsley was asked to talk about his and Bryce's book: The Armchair Guide to Property Investing. One of the key goals of this book is to showcase how to retire on $2000 a week by investing in property and build up their property portfolio. Ben will be talking about the Property Investment Formula, investing strategi...

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Improving Financial Literacy

In previous newsletter articles, we looked at the results of an international study which highlighted the high poverty rate amongst older Australians compared to other countries. In this newsletter, we look at a recent international study which casts Australia in a more favourable light. The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (P...

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The Impact of the Federal Budget on your retirement

In recent articles in this series, we have discussed the state of incomes of older Australians compared to other developed nations, and concluded that we fare very poorly in such a comparison. In this article, we take a look at the proposals contained in the May 2014 Federal Budget and how they may impact on the wealth and lifestyle of older Austra...

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Whose Responsibility?

If Old age poverty rate were to still be at its current level of 35.5% by 2050, we would be facing the prospect of over 10% of Australians living in poverty at a time when they should be enjoying their desired retirement lifestyle. Would it be the responsibility of the Superannuation or the Age Pension to avoid this? Will they even work? In an e...

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Is Australia really a good place to grow old?

You may have been pleasantly surprised earlier this month to read in the newspapers that “Australia ranks 14th out of 91 countries in a new index of the best and worst places to grow old, and which warns many nations are ill-prepared to deal with the old age time bomb.  In a rapidly greying world, the Global AgeWatch Index - the first of its kin...

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Control your retirement income

When you retire, there are different financial factors to consider because you are no longer receiving income from employment. Adverse market movements can have a greater impact on your savings in retirement because you’re not replenishing your savings with a regular pay cheque. Additionally, when you’re employed your income generally increases...

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Nothing ever Changes if Nothing Ever Changes

Have you considered if your retirement income will sustain your lifestyle? If not perhaps it is time to put away the fear of change and act now. Households are going to be in for a rude shock in retirement, as they come to terms with reduced income and the impact on their lifestyle unless they start acting now. There is a rule of thumb to help ...

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