Plan my future

Get up to speed on how you could live your best retirement, looking at things such as how much money you might need, how to make the most of your entitlements and the living options available.

 

Can I go back to work if I’ve already accessed my super?

04 Jun 2019

When you access your super at retirement your super fund may ask you to sign a declaration stating that you intend to never be employed again. But there may be compelling reasons why someone would subsequently return to work.

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Types of retirement and superannuation pensions explained

How you can access your super via different types of pensions, and how these differ to the government's age pension.

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What is the retirement age in Australia?

With no definitive retirement age in Australia, the date you exit the workforce will depend on your situation.

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When can I access my super?

Generally, you can access your superannuation after you've reached your preservation age and you’re retired, but there are instances when you may be able to access super early.

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Retirement planning: 9 tips for a successful retirement

Like any new chapter in your life, preparation can go a long way in ensuring you’re emotionally and financially ready for the road ahead.

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How to retire early

Whether you choose or need early retirement in Australia, having a super plan can give your money the best chance of lasting the distance.

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Tips for managing money in retirement

How to best manage your savings, debt, estate plan and dependants in retirement

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Key things to consider about different retirement living options

Whether you’re looking to renovate, relocate, or move into a retirement village or aged care facility, here are some important considerations.

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8 ways to prepare for retirement

If you’re in the midst of retirement planning, here are some tips on how to make your transition to retirement seamless.

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What happens to my super when I die?

29 Apr 2019

Your superannuation can't be included in your will unless you've specified certain instructions with your super fund first.

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The financial and lifestyle upsides to saying sayonara to your adult kids

18 Mar 2019

While nearly half are sad to see their children move out, nine in 10 say they’re travelling more, with some even making cash from the extra space at home.

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Most older Aussies say they'd prefer home care over a nursing home

20 Feb 2019

While nearly nine in 10 say they have a preference, less than five in 10 have discussed their wishes with their family. What about you?

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How to budget for your social life in retirement

18 Jan 2019

Have you considered what’s on the agenda, such as how often you see yourself eating out and whether you want to travel domestically or afar?

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Things to know before retiring

15 Jan 2019

Ever wondered what retired Australians wish they’d done differently earlier in life?

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9 money mistakes people make in retirement

15 Jan 2019

How to keep your finances on track once you leave the workforce.

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Dealing with being asset rich and cash poor

19 Dec 2018

Reverse mortgages could be one way to help with living expenses, but they may also erode any equity you have in your home over time.

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9 retirement thought starters for people in or nearing their 40s

19 Dec 2018

While you’ve still got time on your side, check out this list of things to think about, so you can hopefully continue the party in retirement.

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Would you like to retire by 40?

18 Dec 2018

Many younger Australians are joining the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement. Is it right for you?

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On the road to retirement

Adam Spencer travels around Australia to get a glimpse into the lives of four AMP customers living their retirement.

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How much money will I need in retirement?

It's the magic question, how much money will I need in retirement?

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Superannuation contribution rules when you are 65 and over

01 Nov 2018

There are requirements and age restrictions you’ll want to be across if you’re looking to boost your super.

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