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Should I pay off investment property before I retire?

Should I pay off investment property before I retire?

With retirement on the horizon is it a good idea to square away the mortgage

  • by Noel Whittaker

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The glaring problem with Labor’s dividend franking policy
Opinion
Superannuation

The glaring problem with Labor’s dividend franking policy

Labor is going to the election with a three-pronged approach to tax investors.

  • by Scott Phillips
Ringing in the new year aged care conversation
Aged care

Ringing in the new year aged care conversation

It's scary and difficult but getting your loved ones into the right care is important.

  • by Barbara Drury
Aged-care advice often well worth the cost
Aged care

Aged-care advice often well worth the cost

The cost normally significantly outweighed by the benefits when seeking advice on aged care.

  • by Rachel Lane
'I don’t want to be working to the maximum age': super changes open door to early retirement
Superannuation

'I don’t want to be working to the maximum age': super changes open door to early retirement

Workers in their fifties can still make important choices about their retirement savings.

  • by Matt Bungard & Charlotte Grieve
Best in show funds shortlist 'unworkable': industry expert
Superannuation

Best in show funds shortlist 'unworkable': industry expert

SuperRatings boss Jeff Bresnahan said choosing a super fund is more than just comparing returns.

  • by Stephen Miles
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Industry blasts 'best in show' super fund proposal
Superannuation

Industry blasts 'best in show' super fund proposal

Industry groups have expressed disappointment in the Productivity Commission's report on the superannuation system.

  • by Stephen Miles
AMP's royal commission bonfire prompted Tan's super switch
Superannuation

AMP's royal commission bonfire prompted Tan's super switch

A bit of research can really open your eyes on the fees you are being charged to manage your super.

  • by Matt Bungard
Rethinking retirement: the view from around the globe
Retirement living

Rethinking retirement: the view from around the globe

The golden years look very different depending on where in the world you are, and, increasingly, which generation you are in.

  • by Katie Robertson
Granny flats for aged care caught in Catch 22
Analysis
Retirement living

Granny flats for aged care caught in Catch 22

Centrelink encourages formal granny flat arrangements, but the Tax Office takes a punitive approach.

  • by Rachel Lane
The benefits of making super voluntary might be substantial
Opinion
Superannuation

The benefits of making super voluntary might be substantial

The closer we examine the cost of our compulsory superannuation system, the less appealing it looks to taxpayers.

  • by Simon Cowan