George Cochrane I intend to sell my three investment properties. Is this the right path to take for a worry-free retirement?
George Cochrane I was wondering if it is wise to stay with the MTAA or at least separate our eggs into two baskets?
George Cochrane My wife and I have our own SMSF. Can she 'commute' the pension and take capital out?
George Cochrane Our personal finance expert answers questions on super, savings and pension entitlements.
George Cochrane How much do I need to accumulate in super to give me the retirement income I desire?
George Cochrane The value of antique instruments has been steadily rising for decades, with some violins valued in the millions.
George Cochrane Buying assets within a super fund has only one benefit - a lower tax rate.
George Cochrane My husband and I brought over our teachers' pensions from Britain. It is a decent amount.
George Cochrane Is it feasible to put my highly-taxed term deposits in the name of my 18-year-old?
George Cochrane I'm single with no dependents who will turn 60 in October. I work full time, earning $119,500.
George Cochrane My wife and I are both 73 and we're getting worried about our daughter, who is on a disability pension.
George Cochrane I am 66 and have a defined benefit super fund that pays me an indexed fortnightly pension.
George Cochrane If you qualify for the age pension, money in superannuation counts towards the Centrelink means test.
George Cochrane Using a bank account to shelter children's assets comes at a cost.
George Cochrane When it comes to planning for retirement, paying off a mortgage should be the cornerstone of security, writes George Cochrane.
George Cochrane Nobody wants to see their account balance drop, so cash is where it's at for safety, writes George Cochrane.
George Cochrane Small relief exists for first-time breaches of the concessional contributions cap but there's a catch.
George Cochrane An underperforming trust should be pressured to produce greater returns for its dependant.
George Cochrane It pays to be aware of new regulations guaranteeing a bank's deposits when you have long-held savings.
George Cochrane I HAVE just celebrated my 60th birthday. Earlier this year, I was retrenched from my job. I am trying to find another job. I have lived in my home in South Melbourne for 28 years.