John Collett Baby boomers, it is said often, are redefining what it is to retire in the same way they have revolutionised every other stage of life they have passed through.
Christopher Niesche Retirement seems a long way off for the average 30-year-old, but experts says it's important to get into the savings habit early.
Penny Pryor If you've been trying to squirrel away as much as possible into superannuation while you can, you need to take note of a few measures that were introduced by the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, last week.
Annette Sampson Let's be honest. While most of us reckon saving for retirement is a good idea, if we had our druthers we would probably be more inclined to keep the money for now.
Fund Pick Yippee! Super funds returned almost 4 per cent in the three months to the end of February.
John Collett Legislative risk is the big concern as the Government shifts the super goalposts, writes John Collett.
John Collett Research by superannuation consultant Watson Wyatt Australia says most of us are likely to be living a lot longer than official longevity data suggests.
John Collett The objectives of retiree members of super funds are much more diverse than those of members still working.
Madeleine Heffernan Expectations for super returns have been slimmed down, but double-digit gains are still likely.
John Collett More people are delaying retirement and working longer, even if part time. Not only do we need to save more for a comfortable retirement, but working helps to keep us healthy.
Penny Pryor Are you a Gen Y? Related to a Gen Y? Know a Gen Y? Have you/they never given their superannuation a first thought, let alone a second? Yes it's hard to think about retirement savings when you're in...
John Collett Six poor, post GFC-years have played havoc with balances, but with shares recovering, balanced options are bouncing back
Penny Pryor For years the mainstream superannuation funds have tried to muscle in on the growing SMSF market, which accounts for almost half a million funds with $496.2 billion in assets under management.
NOEL WHITTAKER Centrelink uses the deeming rules when assessing eligibility for the age pension under the income test.
Clancy Yeates Perhaps the biggest influence on most big superannuation funds is the sharemarket.
James Cockington The signs are that people are again buying at auctions. A Sotheby's sale of Australian art cleared more than $7.4 million. It's been a while since that has happened.
Robynne Quiggin While many Australians find super challenging, for those living in rural and remote areas - and especially for indigenous Australians - the difficulties are magnified.
Max Newnham The amount of control a member has over their investments in superannuation will depend on the type of super they have.
Christine Long The government's recently announced changes to improve the ''fairness'' of superannuation have focused attention on the retirement savings of those who are better off, but financial counsellors are...
Penny Pryor The lesson for anyone considering having children is to not forget superannuation. New parents need to remember that a dollar saved now could be more than 10 times that much at retirement.