Retirement Planning

We're working harder and living longer. Planning for your retirement can be one of the most daunting things you'll do and it's no surprise that this is the first time many Australian's visit a financial planner.

Put simply, retirement planning is the process of working out how much income you need, for how long, and how you will fund this. The reality is far more complex and it's crucial to get it right.

The earlier you start planning, the better, but it's never too late.

  • SMSFs attract younger members

    Given that self-managed super funds (SMSFs) hold more than half of the retirement dollars in super, it is easy to assume that self-managed super is dominated by older members. Not so.

  • Heed restrictions on downsizer contributions

    Downsizer contributions can be a valuable strategy for members who are retired or have reached their contributions caps to tip further funds into super, but advisers need to be aware of the restrictions around which property sales are eligible, according to a technical services expert.

  • Access to more resources and tools than most websites.

    We provide 24/7 access to all these extra tools and resources to help you build on what we offer concerning your tax and other financial affairs. *

  • Valuations key to avoiding NALI restrictions

    SMSF trustees may find properties within their fund caught under changes to non-arm’s length income rules if the property is involved in a related-party transaction and is not professionally valued, according to a leading SMSF law firm.

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