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Retirement expenses

Retirement expenses

It’s no secret Australians are living longer, which means more time to enjoy family and leisure, and increasingly, more expenses to consider in retirement.

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Super milestones

Super milestones

The way we approach super in our early working lives is likely to be different to the way we engage with it in our 50s. Here are a few ways to think about each milestone decade.
 

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Cyber safety

Cyber safety

When we think about scams, we may immediately think of the effect as being the loss of money, but there’s also an emotional impact.

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Renting in retirement

Renting in retirement

The prospect of a generation of Australians entering retirement while still renting raises serious questions about what it will mean for these people and their superannuation needs.
 

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WOMEN AND SUPER – HOW TO NARROW THE GAP

Research shows the odds are stacked against Australian women when it comes to saving for retirement. But there are ways for women to narrow the gap. Start by getting active with your super.
 

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Super in your 20s and 30s

Super in your 20s and 30s

Few working Australians understand the financial power that lies in their super in their younger years. Rather than just an asset for retirement, super can be used throughout life to help you get ahead.

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Super boost for 300,000 workers

Super boost for 300,000 workers

Low-income earners and women will be the main beneficiaries after a minimum salary threshold for receiving superannuation was abolished. 

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Planning for Pre-Retirement

Planning for Pre-Retirement

Dean Godbee, Financial Planner, has some strategies to help boost your super balance in the lead up to retirement.

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Five good super habits for 2022

Five good super habits for 2022

Beginning the new year with a few simple habits can make a difference to your future superannuation balance.
 

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2021: A year in review

2021: A year in review

As the year wraps up, we look back on the major superannuation policy and market changes from the past 12 months and explain how they will affect members in the future.

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Stapling

Stapling

From the start of November, new superannuation regulations will come into force that will change what happens with your super when you move jobs.

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The power of compound interest

The power of compound interest

Small but early contributions to super can result in significant retirement balances, largely thanks to the power of compound interest.

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Recontribute into your super

Recontribute into your super

Members who have taken money out of the super system may have the chance to put it back in using what’s called a recontribution strategy.
 

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5 ways to kickstart the new financial year

5 ways to kickstart 2021-22

Here are five actions you can take right now to set yourself up for 2021-22 and beyond.
 

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Super changes

SUPER CHANGES

There are two significant changes to super that will alter how much your employer pays into your fund and what happens when you change jobs.

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TAX TIME TIPS

TAX TIME TIPS

Many Australians can expect a bumper tax return this year, thanks to backdated changes to income tax thresholds.

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Dollar cost averaging

Dollar cost averaging: What is it, and how does it work?

When you invest in shares, you have one main goal in mind: Make the money grow.

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House

Should you grow your super or shrink your mortgage?

If you're thinking of making extra monthly contributions toward your super, good for you!

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Unit prices

What are unit prices?

Over short periods of time, your investments can go up and down, and it’s hard not to feel nervous during a downswing.

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Financial advice

The value of financial advice

Our financial planners are here to help, whether you are experiencing financial hardship or just want advice on how to make smart decisions.

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Valentine's Day retirement plan

Make plans with the one you love this Valentine’s Day

What’s more romantic than planning your future together?

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How we at Active Super are supporting the transition to net-zero

How we at Active Super are supporting the transition to net-zero

Learn more about what net-zero is and why Active Super is one of the companies leading the fight for net-zero emissions across Australia. 

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Sustainable year

Twelve monthly tips for a sustainable year

As you map out your year ahead, consider taking up one new sustainable habit each month. Here are some ideas for how to make 2021 a sustainable and cost-effective new year.

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The New Year is here: Financial tips for 2021

The New Year is here: Financial tips for 2021

Keep reading for some helpful reminders and practical advice that can prepare you to start 2021 from a position of strength.

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