Be in control of your retirement

Are you approaching retirement? Then chances are the funding of your lifestyle in retirement may be on your mind. Take steps now to avoid getting caught short on retirement income and live the retirement lifestyle you want.

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More employees eligible for super from their employer

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) requires employer to pay a minimum level of super support for eligible employees. One criteria for an employee to be eligible is based on that employee’s monthly earnings being at least $450 per month. However, this threshold is abolished from 1 July 2022.

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First Home Super Saver scheme – how does it work?

From 1 July 2022, if you’re a first home buyer you can release up to $50,000 (up from $30,000) from your voluntary super contributions to help you buy your first home. Under the scheme, voluntary concessional and non concessional contributions made on or after 1 July 2017 may be released from super to help you purchase your first home. 

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Why does insurance matter?

The unexpected events of the past few years, have made financial protection a front of mind matter for most Australians. Now more than ever we appreciate that life does not always go the way we plan. Having a plan in place if things do take an unexpected turn can mean that our health, lifestyle and family are better protected.

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Why aged care matters

The last couple of years have been tough on a lot of people with the COVID pandemic throwing the world into chaos and taking a toll on our physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. If you have had a family member in aged care over the period of lockdowns and were not able to visit them or help care for them, you were probably even more grateful to the staff who turned up day in and day out to care for the residents. This highlights, even more, the importance of having options when it comes to aged care, and getting it right for you.

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