Retirees lapping up the opportunity to go cruising

Despite the extra dollars and lingering COVID fears, the open seas have strong appeal as a holiday option. Just be careful to get the cruise that suits your interests and health needs.

Matthew Sainsbury | 10th Jul 2024 | More
Super fund members increasingly going digital to plan their retirement

As a growing number of baby boomers prepare to leave the workforce, funds are enhancing their technology to better inform members about their retirement income options.

Nicholas Way | 10th Jul 2024 | More
No comfort for retirees in Senate’s scathing indictment of ASIC’s failings

A lengthy inquiry into the regulator has exposed a ‘toothless tiger’. Investors in the defunct Dixon Advisory, who are still waiting for compensation and criminal charges to be laid, would only agree.

Nicholas Way | 10th Jul 2024 | More
News
Seniors Dental Benefit Scheme should be a priority: COTA

Despite a royal commission putting seniors’ dental health on the political agenda, it remains stillborn. Meanwhile, the high cost of dental care means many are either delaying or totally avoiding getting treatment.

Nicholas Way | 10th Jul 2024 | More
Rising cost of private health cover key concern: National Seniors Association

Older Australians who can afford their health insurance cling to it – despite the rising cost of premiums, out-of-pocket expenses and increasing difficulty in navigating the system.

Nicholas Way | 26th Jun 2024 | More
The bank of mom and dad taking tougher line on credit

AMP research finds baby boomers reluctant to sacrifice their living standards to bankroll their offspring into housing. But they (happily) let them keep living at home and paying their bills.

Tahn Sharpe | 5th Jun 2024 | More
Opinion
Unlisted property trusts can have a tax benefit

Investors are cognisant of the capital gain and income property can deliver. But there’s a bonus in the form of a tax deferred component as part of their distributions that some might not realise.

Nicholas Way | 19th Jun 2024 | More
Labor’s budget ‘gift’ to retirees might be higher interest rates

The Federal Government had next year’s federal election firmly in its sights with this budget, and retirees were among the beneficiaries of its fiscal largesse.

Nicholas Way | 15th May 2024 | More
Labor’s $3m cap proposal could repeat franking credits debacle

In the 2019 federal election, Labor’s proposal to abolish cash refunds for excess franking credits went down like a lead balloon. So, will the $3 million cap proposal see Labor revisit history?

Kevin Pelham | 15th May 2024 | More
Australia could pay a high economic price for an ageing China

China needs its 1.4 billion citizens to start spending. But its ageing population is reluctant to loosen the purse strings, especially while the social security net remains inadequate.

Nicholas Way | 8th May 2024 | More
INDepth with Ashton Reid from Martin Currie

Ashton Reid from Martin Currie goes in-depth with James Dunn from The Inside Network on income-focused returns from the upside of urban population growth.

The Inside Investor | 25th Sep 2023 | WatchPause
INDepth with Anthony Kirkham from Western Asset Management

Anthony Kirkham from Western Asset Management goes in-depth with James Dunn from The Inside Network on bonds are back.

The Inside Investor | 20th Sep 2023 | WatchPause
Next level property investment: INDepth with Tim Lowe from Lowe Living

Tim Lowe from Lowe Living goes in-depth with Drew Meredith from The Inside Network on a next level property investment with Lowe Living.

The Inside Investor | 7th Aug 2023 | WatchPause
Who is Lowe Living?: IN60 with Tim Lowe from Lowe Living

Tim Lowe from Lowe Living speaks to Drew Meredith from The Inside Network for our IN60 series.

The Inside Investor | 2nd Aug 2023 | WatchPause
BIT #6: The future of listed infrastructure with ClearBridge Investments portfolio manager Nick Langley
The Inside Investor | 8th Jan 2024
BIT #2: Investment dynamism with Paul Saliba from SQM Research
The Inside Investor | 11th Oct 2023
BIT #3: Super fund benchmarking with Ian Fryer from Chant West
The Inside Investor | 11th Oct 2023
BIT #4: Advice pricing paradigms with Rob Jones from Peloton Partners
The Inside Investor | 11th Oct 2023
BIT #5: Advicetech attraction with Pete Worn from Finura Group
The Inside Investor | 11th Oct 2023
BIT #1: Compliance matters with Sean Graham from Assured Support
The Inside Investor | 24th Sep 2023
Leaders
Franklin Templeton wins big as fund manager award winners revealed

The 35th iteration of the awards saw Franklin Templeton Australia beat out fellow finalists BlackRock, Lazard, VanEck and Macquarie Asset Management to take out the Fund Manager of the Year award.

Staff Writer | 23rd Jun 2023 | More
Woolworths, Northern Star recognised for governance at 2023 ASA Awards

The Australian Shareholders’ Association recently held its second annual ASA Awards in recognition of best corporate governance, honouring Woolworths Group for its shareholder communications and Northern Star Resources for improved governance standards.

Staff Writer | 12th May 2023 | More
SMSFs
Board games demand social interaction – not silence

For generations, and, in the case of chess, for centuries, parlour games have been providing endless hours of entertainment for families and friends alike. Now medical science is demonstrating they improve elderly people’s thinking and memory.

Matthew Sainsbury | 10th Jul 2024 | More
Podcasts are an ideal way to broaden your horizons

This popular medium is having growing appeal with retirees as they embrace topics ranging from comedy to health and gardening. Just be careful you don’t become addicted.

Matthew Sainsbury | 26th Jun 2024 | More
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Nicholas Way is editor of The Golden Times and has covered business, retirement, politics, human resources and personal investment over a 50-year career.Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum
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