An 83-year-old Japanese adventurer has become the world's oldest person to complete a solo, nonstop voyage across the Pacific Ocean - and he's not done yet.
Thousands of frustrated aged-care workers are going out on one-hour strikes across WA, South Australia and Queensland today in ongoing protests over poor work conditions.
Troy de Ruyter
There’s usually a few pockets of brightness, somewhere, even when all looks lost. But not in 2022. Not for diversified investors. Not for anyone in a regular super fund.
In New Zealand, Kiwisaver withdrawals are an accepted option to help people access the housing market.
The superannuation industry says Scott Morrison's scheme to allow some Australians access up to $50,000 for a house deposit could drive up prices.
Australian seniors who struggle with technology could benefit from a simplified smartphone, designed to prevent scam calls and messages.
A Perth-based fintech will launch next month to help tackle a growing problem faced by millions of cash-strapped pre-retirees worried about how they will pay for life after work.
Older Australians' use of digital technology improved during the pandemic, a report has found, but their comfort with digital technology has declined.
A major report on older Australian's attitudes towards aged care reveals they want a place that feels more like a home than an institution.
Industry Super Australia says about a third of Victorian workers are missing out on superannuation payments.
Australia’s proxy advisers have won a major confrontation but don’t believe they’ve seen the last attempt by powerful forces in big business to bring them to heel.
The changes, which included big fines for rule breaches, had been backed by big business but slammed by superannuation funds.
Over 150,000 WA mums missed out on more than $168 million in lost super over a decade, according to new Industry Super Australia analysis.
Danielle Le Messurier
A new report tracking the progress of aged care royal commission reform found there was low confidence in the sector.
Deputy chair of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Helen Rowell says Australians need better guidance for managing their retirement nest eggs.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
We could do a lot worse than tapping into our seniors to fill a skills shortage. But why would they want to when under the current rules they face a tax rate which is the equivalent of at least 50 per cent.
One provider says they will effectively turn the sector into a debt collector agent for the Federal Government and could limit access to urgent support for clients.
Seniors are digging deeper into their nest eggs to fund the rising cost of everyday living, according to a new study which has recorded the highest annual increase in retiree budgets in more than a decade.
YOUR MONEY: There is no retirement ‘finishing line’. There is no piece of tape that you cross, like at the end of a marathon. Retirement now is more like a finishing ‘zone’. Or perhaps a ‘slow-down zone’.
Australia's aged care crisis is continuing to worsen with the sector's staffing shortage at an all-time high, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.
A survey shows about a quarter of baby boomers are less keen on moving into aged care than they were before the pandemic.
One of the funniest faces anyone can pull is the one that looks like you have sucked on a lemon. About a million Australians are going to pull that face this month when they receive two letters.
Media mogul Kerry Stokes is retiring from leading Seven Group, a role he has had for 11 years.
Investors seeking growth in super were handsomely rewarded with 18 per cent-plus returns in a bumper year. SEE THE BEST-PERFORMING FUNDS.
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