RBA cuts rates to a new record low

RBA cuts rates to a new record low

By Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital | 6 Jun 2019 Key points The RBA’s latest rate cut is aimed at heading off a further slowing in growth which would threaten higher unemployment and lower for longer...
What is the retirement age in Australia?

What is the retirement age in Australia?

You’ll be able to access your super between 55 and 60, depending on when you were born. And you’ll become eligible for the age pension at 65½, rising to 67 by 2023. But there’s no fixed retirement age in Australia so it’s up to you when you retire. You’ll need to take...
When can I access my super?

When can I access my super?

29 May 2019 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. Your super fund plays a big part in your retirement, so understanding how...
Australian house prices getting closer to the bottom

Australian house prices getting closer to the bottom

By Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital | 27 May 2019 Key points The combination of the removal of the threat to property tax concessions, earlier interest rate cuts, financial help for first home buyers...