Many Australians aren t financially prepared for retirement. And the retirement savings of many more Australians nearing or in retirement were seriously affected by the GFC. Australians need to know how to build their wealth while they work and make their money continue to work hard for them in retirement. If you don t pay for it who else will? Funding Your Retirement: A Survival Guide is a practical financial guide for any Australian but particularly baby boomers interested in ensuring they have a financially-secure retirement. Author Max Newnham guides readers through the basics of investing and retirement and then moves into strategies for wealth creation to ensure a comfortable retirement. Finishing with important information covering estate planning, risk management and taxation, this is a complete and accessible guide to preparing for and enjoying your retirement with your finances all sorted.
Max Newnham has worked as a chartered accountant for more than 30 years and is a partner is the public accounting practice TaxBiz Australia. For almost 20 years Max has written about small business, tax and finance for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Max has more than 25 years SMSF experience and is a member of the SMSF Professionals Association of Australia.
About the author. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1 The history of funding your retirement. 2 How to plan for your retirement. 3 The retirement rules. 4 Income tax and your retirement. 5 The different investment vehicles. 6 Strategies for funding your retirement. 7 Managing risk. 8 Understanding investments. 9 The facts and myths about property investment. 10 Getting the right advice. 11 Questions and answers. Appendix: reference tables and lists. Glossary. Index.