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Now’s the time to talk retirement

Mercer senior partner David Knox says now is an ideal time for the Australian public to begin a serious conversation about retirement.

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How to look ahead happily

Planning for our future may seem tedious in the face of an ever-growing to do list, but planning ahead can deliver some tangible benefits.

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Turning your retirement plans into a reality - Mercer Super AU
Retirement plans clash with reality

Turn your retirement plans from theory into a realistic practice with some help from this recent Mercer survey.

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Tidying up your super - Mercer Super Australia
Tidying up your super

Find yourself with superannuation accounts here, there and everywhere? It's time to tidy up your super.

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2018 Federal Budget vs 2019 Federal Budget - Mercer Super AU
1 July changes

In last year’s Budget, the Government announced a range of reforms as part of its Protecting Your Super package.

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How does 2019 Federal Budget affect your retirement plan - Mercer Super AU
Super moves court the older vote

Older Australians will be allowed to make voluntary super contributions without meeting the current work test under proposed new laws.

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5 Secrets to Retirement Success

Even when financially prepared for retirement, many people are unprepared for the psychological and social changes that occur.

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Australia slips in pension rankings

Australia's retirement system has gone down the global rankings due to growing household debt and tougher age pension tests.

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Giving with warm hands

As young people struggle to accumulate savings and get into the housing market, generous parents can nudge them into the black.

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Grey expectations

Many of us will be in the workforce until we’re 70. We analyse the challenges and opportunities for older workers.

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Planning in a digital world

We live a large part of our lives online – 87% of Australians access the internet daily.

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Staying the course reaps rewards

Bill and Glenys Parry could hardly have retired at a worse time; but they had a plan and they stuck to it.

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It pays to invest in an income for life

New rules for lifetime income products – like Mercer’s LifetimePlus – could help pensioners boost their pay cheque.

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Plan for your long-term future

Living only in the present can break your financial future. We need to work on being happy in the longer-term.

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80 not out

We all know Australia’s population is living longer, yet many of us are failing to plan adequately for life well into our 80s.

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Creating better lives

Martin Gunasilan has many qualities that are perfectly suited to his role at Mercer and his ambition to become a priest.

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An Expat retirement

A relaxed lifestyle, warmer climates and a lower cost of living are proving a draw card to older Australians.

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Preparing for retirement years - Mercer Super AU
Preparing for the 8000 days

Society needs to radically rethink how people spend their retirement years as we live longer and spend more.

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Retirees taking gap years - Mercer Super AU
Taking a golden gap

It’s not only the younger generation who are eager to break out of their comfort zone and indulge in a little wanderlust.

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What comfortable retirement means for Australians - Mercer Super AU
What does 'comfortable' mean?

Australians think ‘comfortable’ means having enough money to do what I want, and buy what I want.

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Retiring at 64 - Mercer Super AU
Karen's retirement story

Juggling family, work and study for many years did not halt Karen’s desire to achieve financial independence.

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Retirement planning for a young family - Mercer Super AU
Aleksandra's retirement planning story

Young mum Aleksandra says dedicating time and energy to building financial literacy has broadened her worldview.

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Australians will struggle funding a comfortable retirement - Mercer Super AU
Will you be ready for retirement?

Half of all working Australians will struggle to fund a comfortable lifestyle once they leave the workforce, a study shows.

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Planning for retirement - Mercer Super AU
Doug's retirement planning story

There are those who meticulously plan for those 8000 days of retirement, but Doug is still deeply engaged in his work.

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