This month’s newsletter begins by discussing retirement and ageing in place—and the concept of the liveable and adaptable home. We have an animation that illustrates the steps often involved in the personal insurance claims process. We cover the details on contributing to super via carry-forward (catch-up) concessional contributions. We provide an exercise on future self-continuity, which may help with getting ahead (and staying the course) financially to realising goals. We also share a HuffPost video where Holland Haiis, a productivity expert, gives valuable tips on working from home without letting productivity or wellbeing suffer.
Lastly, Vanessa Stoykov’s latest financial education piece looks at why it’s important to have a safety net in place to help weather unexpected financial events—and three steps to consider when looking to build one.
Many older Australians desire to age in place, though housing and care needs change as people age. In this article, we cover retirees ageing in place—and the ‘liveable and adaptable home’ concept.
If you work casual or part-time, take time out of work, or have ‘lumpy’ income, it can mean periods where no super contributions are made. In this article, we discuss the carry-forward provision.
“Our future self is the beneficiary or unfortunate inheritor of all our major decisions and daily choices.“ (Ganschow et al., 2021). In this article, we share a future self-continuity exercise.
Vanessa Stoykov is a renowned Australian money educator. In this special financial education piece, Vanessa explains the benefits of safety nets—and 3 steps to consider when looking to build one.