Retirement lifestyles: What comfortable looks like 

Retirement lifestyles: What comfortable looks like What do you need to live comfortably in retirement? This will be different for everyone but it’s useful to think about whether you’ll have enough super for a modest or comfortable retirement. It’s important for you to decide what a comfortable lifestyle looks like for you. Here’s a guide from the Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA) Retirement Standard on what you might need. Lifestyle in today’s dollars A modest …

Why listed real estate faces Amazon-like disruption

Why listed real estate faces Amazon-like disruption Investors have recently focussed on the impact of Amazon’s plan to roll out its full retail offering in Australia on local retailers. But fewer investors have been considering the impact of Amazon-style disruption – and other global social trends – on real estate. Global listed real estate has been a lynchpin of investor and client portfolios, generating strong income yield and capital growth. But just as has happened …

What does a comfortable retirement look like?

What does a comfortable retirement look like? How much money you’ll need will depend on a variety of things. Have you got a plan in mind for when you retire? Is it to travel overseas, hit more balls on the golf course or spend time with family and friends? Whatever your goals, you’ll need to have a plan for how you’re going to get there financially. Comfortable versus a modest retirement Everyone’s idea of how …

Nothing succeeds like succession planning

  Nothing succeeds like succession planning Small business is generally regarded as the backbone of the Australian economy, but that strong back is showing signs of age. With 30 per cent of all small business owners aged on the wrong side of 55i, it is important to have a succession plan in place. Ideally, succession planning should begin when the business is formed to ensure a smooth transition if and when the need arises. But …

Like to work overseas?

Like to work overseas? Here are some things to consider before making an international move. When it comes to working overseas the options can be endless. You may be considering teaching English in Italy or taking a job that’s very similar to the one you’re doing now, only in New York City! Earn more than just money Where ever you’re planning to go, you could find there’s more to be gained by working overseas than …

Like to work overseas?

Like to work overseas? Here are some things to consider before making an international move. When it comes to working overseas the options can be endless. You may be considering teaching English in Italy or taking a job that’s very similar to the one you’re doing now, only in New York City! Earn more than just money Where ever you’re planning to go, you could find there’s more to be gained by working overseas than …