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. Not all those measures have passed into law

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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

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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 introduced in January 2017.

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Giving with warm hands

As young people struggle to accumulate savings and get into the housing market, there’s one vital factor that can nudge them into the black: generous parents

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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 and their employers.

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Planning in a digital world

We live a large part of our lives online – more than 14.2 million Australians were internet subscribers at the end of 2017 and 87% of us 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, despite the fear and uncertainty of the GFC.

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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 and improve living standards.

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Plan for your long-term future

Living only in the present can break your financial future.

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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. We dig into the issues.

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Creating better lives

Martin Gunasilan is a cosmopolitan guy; he speaks four languages, has worked, lived and travelled across three continents and blows off steam by singing tenor in his home-town choir.

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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, with rising numbers choosing the expat lifestyle

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