5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask

5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask What impact do factors like your weight, age and smoking status have on your ability to buy life insurance?  Life insurers take into account a number of different factors when assessing insurance applications, but asking your insurer about the impact these factors might have can sometimes be difficult. Here are the answers to some commonly held – but seldom asked – questions you might have about …

5 questions to ask your financial planner

5 questions to ask your financial planner Finding the right financial planner for your needs, goals and life stage is essential to help you achieve your financial goals. As a specialist profession, it’s important to check your financial planner is professionally licensed and qualified to provide you with advice. Equally important is the rapport you have with them – it should be comfortable and feel like the right fit from the start. Here are five …

Your retirement questions answered

Your retirement questions answered If you’re wondering what you might do with your super money when you do access it, remember there will be a number of things to weigh up and look into. How can I take my super? Taking super as a lump sum A lump sum could help you pay off your home loan or other outstanding debts, but there may be tax implications to consider and you should think about what …

Understanding superannuation: your questions answered

  For many Australians, their super will be one of the largest assets they have when they retire, next to the family home. That’s why making choices around your super now can make a big difference later on. In this short video, Mukul from AMP discusses how super can help you save for retirement, what factors can impact your super balance, whether you should make a choice about where your super goes and how you …