Four important steps toward a healthier financial life

What comes to mind when you think of fitness? For many of us, it’s treadmills, weights, or maybe even those dreaded burpees – things that keep our bodies moving and strong. But fitness also applies to our minds, jobs, families, communities, and finances, all of which play important roles in our overall health and well-being. … Read more

Super lump sum

You may be able to take your superannuation as a lump sum payment when you retire. This is usually tax-free from age 60. How a superannuation lump sum works Depending on your fund’s rules, you may be able to withdraw some or all of your superannuation (super) as a lump sum. If so, you can … Read more

Why investors shouldn’t fear October

By Tony Kaye, Senior Personal Finance Writer, Vanguard Australia After strong gains over most of this year, September proved to be a rocky month for global stock markets. The broader Australian market fell more than 2 per cent over the month, while the United States market suffered a fall of almost 5 per cent. That … Read more