By AMP financial adviser Dianne Charman With life expectancy continuing to rise, the reality is that today we need to make our earnings from 40 to 50 years in the workforce, extend across 80 to 90 years of living. Sadly, for too many Australian women, this isn’t happening. As a result, many may find themselves short of cash in their retirement years. But it’s not just … [Read more...] about Shrink Your 14 Year Super Shortage and Retire Right!
More than 90% of Australians don’t know how much they will need to retire and a staggering two thirds of people believe they needed less than $1 million to live comfortably in retirement, when the actual amount ranges from $2 million – $4 million. That's according to research, commissioned by Vanessa Stoykov, the creator of the Channel Nine’s "Learn From The Money … [Read more...] about Five finance tips from the Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings
Life isn’t a race to the finish. The journey is what counts. So many of us struggled through young adulthood, or got lost in child rearing, mortgages, and soul sucking cubicle jobs. The days flew by filled with sinks of dirty dishes, extra-curricular activities, and not a few tears. Sometimes, the kids cried as well. Then, we find ourselves in the “middle” part, sort of … [Read more...] about Fifty Things To Do After Fifty
Entrepreneurs starting a business later in life generally do it for one of two reasons: Either by choice, to pursue a passion that will sustain them into their “third age” or by being pushed into it by circumstances beyond their control such as redundancy, job loss, etc. Research conducted by Swinburne University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology … [Read more...] about Want to start your own business? Find out how to turn your passion into purpose
Sarah Liu and Deborah discuss career and life transitions for those over 50 and how dealing with fear can enable you to invest in your own passion and purpose. Sarah tells Deborah that dealing with fear is a recurring theme addressed by many contributors in her new book "The World We See - Leadership Lessons from Australia's Iconic Change Makers". The book is a collection … [Read more...] about How to deal with fear and invest in your passion