7 ways to stay active and healthy in retirement

7 ways to stay active and healthy in retirement Staying active and connected in the current environment may have its challenges, but here are some tips that could help keep your physical and mental wellbeing in check. When it comes to living a longer, healthier, more active lifestyle, a good approach can often involve easy tasks that you can turn into everyday habits – even when social distancing is on the agenda. If you’re after …

Where is your cash flow taking you? | Money & Life

Where is your cash flow taking you?  When you compare your current lifestyle, expenses and savings with what you’re planning for in retirement, does it all add up? Find out why it’s important to balance your cash flow now with the super savings you’re going to need in retirement. Living from pay cheque to pay cheque is something that many Australians are used to doing. In fact, based on levels of personal debt, quite a …

Getting cash flow under control for retirement | Money & Life

Getting cash flow under control for retirement When you compare your current lifestyle, expenses and savings with what you’re planning for in retirement, does it all add up? Find out why it’s important to balance your cash flow now with the super savings you’re going to need in retirement. Living from pay cheque to pay cheque is something that many Australians are used to doing. In fact, based on levels of personal debt, quite a …

Covid-19 Hub | AMP Capital

We are closely monitoring the current situation around COVID-19 and want to provide you a brief update on the actions we are progressing from across our business. While the disruption to economic activity is important for investors, the outbreak is foremost a human crisis and our thoughts are with all those affected and trying to combat the virus. AMP Capital has always, and will continue to, invest in high quality assets for the long term. …

Are shares expensive?

Are shares expensive? Key points Starting point valuations for shares matter a lot in terms of medium-term return potential and vulnerability to share market falls. Basically, the cheaper the better.   Developed market shares are not dirt cheap (and haven’t been for several years) but on most measures they are not at overvalued extremes. US shares are most at risk, but other markets are reasonable. Introduction Some commentators claim shares are way overvalued and so …

Make the most of the current super caps

Make the most of the current super caps Consider John and Jane’s story before new rules limit your super contributions and pension transfer options. John’s aged 65 and Jane is 60—they’re both about to retire. John has super assets totalling $2 million and Jane’s super balance is $300,000. Because neither has made a non-concessional contribution (NCC) recently, the three-year bring-forward rule hasn’t yet been triggered. That means John and Jane have a chance to take …