The consequences of accessing your super early

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There’s an old saying in the financial world – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. I can’t think of a better way to describe the Government’s COVID-19 early superannuation release scheme. The chance to withdraw thousands of dollars from super proved so tempting that literally millions of Aussies have already applied for the program, in total withdrawing (so far) more than $33 billion in funds.

But while this money was intended to help people who had ...

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Working together to help women retire with more

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With International Women’s Day just around the corner, I thought it was a good time to talk about the financial challenges that many women experience.

You’ve probably heard the statistics about how Aussie women retire with half the super savings of men. But this is only part of the story.

Yes, women are also more likely to live longer than men, and often retire earlier than men. Which means there is a serious risk that women will outlive their retirement savings and ...

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