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Your feel-good guide to super and retirement.

From your first job to your twilight years, you’ll find tips and tricks to get the most from your retirement savings and from life after work.
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FEATURE STORY

The art of after-tax contributions

What’s super got to do with bonsai? You’d be surprised at the similarities. There are super lessons to learn from people who nurture miniature trees.

By Ofalyn Ayuk

FEATURE STORY

Prepare for a future beyond you

John’s life-changing accident reinforced the need to have a plan for his financial affairs should things have turned out worse.

By John Wasiliev 

FEATURE STORY

Opportunities that are NOT for millennials

The younger generations often grab our attention, but some opportunities are reserved for people with more years under their belt.

By Adam Krull

AFTER WORK

Markets and investing. An expert’s insight

If you missed our recent masterclass, catch up today. Alex discusses the current market outlook and Adam takes us through investing in retirement.

By Adam Krull and Alex Cousley

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INVESTING

Is opportunity calling?

Alex talks about what Australia will look like under the new Labor government and how the economy is doing.

By Alex Cousley

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SUPER 101

Which before-tax contribution suits you?

To boost your super balance should you: (a) salary sacrifice or (b) contribute personally? Take our quick quiz.

By Joel Atputharaj

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RETIREMENT MASTERCLASS

Webinar series

Join the experts for a series of webinars designed to help you make the most of your retirement.

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AFTER WORK

Learning from boredom

Getting bored on your pathway to meaning and purpose in retirement can be more useful than you think.

By Dr Jon Glass

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RETIRING

Age Pension: a visual guide

Check out our visual guide to better understand Age Pension: who gets it, how much they receive and when they receive it.

By Brendon Marnies

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INVESTING

Headed for peaks

Alex talks about what’s happening in the global markets, especially the US and China.

By Alex Cousley

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SUPER 101

Five tips to boost your super

Here are some clever tips that make topping up your super savings simple.

By Joel Atputharaj

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RETIRING

Tidy up your retirement income

Does your retirement income spark joy? Super guru John Wasiliev is back with tips on how to tidy it up.

By John Wasiliev

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AFTER WORK

Get amongst it in retirement

Maintaining health and happiness in retirement takes effort. Often, the more you put in, the more you get out.

By Angelo Lombardo

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INVESTING

Q2 GMO: Dented, not derailed

Learn why we believe above-trend global growth is still possible this year, despite the war in Ukraine.

By Andrew Pease

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INVESTING

Rejigging the recession thesis

Why has Russell Investments been rejigging its view on the global cycle?

By Alex Cousley

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SUPER 101

Luggage lessons for super

Packing for your holiday is a bit like preparing your super.

By Daniel Choo

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RETIRING

Be the architect of your retirement income

It’s how you combine the basic building blocks of age pension, superannuation, and other savings that will determine what your retirement income looks like. The results will be unique to each person.

By Adam Krul

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AFTER WORK

The four ‘M’s of retirement

Regular columnist and Retirement Coach Dr Jon Glass discusses how to create a very personalised checklist to make the most of your retirement years.

By Dr Jon Glass

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INVESTING

All things inflation

Watch our investment strategy analyst talk about rates hikes, the labour market, inflation levels and our Federal Reserve expectations.

By Alex Cousley

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AFTER WORK

Retirement: Make the most of your 10,000 days

Our regular columnist and Retirement Coach Dr Jon Glass discusses some myths and realities about your retirement years.

By Dr Jon Glass

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SUPER 101

Kicking super goals in 2022

New Year, new goals. How to think about personalised goal setting.

By Jodie Hampshire

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INVESTING

Life after Covid: future outlook

How will the world, and the investment markets, look like in 2022?

By Andrew Pease

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SUPER 101

Making the most of super contributions

Is super a good investment? “Duh” says regular columnist and superannuation expert John Wasiliev.

By John Wasiliev

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SUPER 101

Your super: What's under the hood?

Understanding how your super is invested is a big step towards getting ready for life after work. The good news is—given enough time—it often grows!

By Daniel Choo

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INVESTING

Our labour market and the RBA

Alex talked with ausbiz for his take on today’s very strong labour market print.

By Alex Cousley

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INVESTING

ESG investing: Making an impact

Russell Investments portfolio manager James Harwood looks at how the battle to halt climate change is changing how asset managers around the globe invest.

By James Harwood

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RETIRING

The great retirement wave is back on

Retirement Consultant Adam Krull speaks to hundreds of fund members each year about their retirement dreams. Here he talks about the big issues all people face.

By Adam Krull

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LATEST NEWS

May 2022

‘Super’ election promises – a recap

Hot off the 2022 Federal Election, Australians are waiting to see if the Labor super-related election announcements will turn into law. In the meantime, here’s a recap of their key policy proposals.

May 2022

Frozen – the deeming rate edition

It’s not a reference to the popular musical, rather it’s about a pledge to pensioners to freeze the current age pension means test deeming rates, giving them some certainty in the short term.

May 2022

ATO and unpaid super

A report from the Australian National Audit Office has found that the Australian Taxation Office has failed to collect billions in unpaid super from non-compliant employers.

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