Getaways

4 getaways where you can unplug and relax

Email, social media, text messaging, phone calls and other notifications - technology and the need to be constantly connected 24/7 can be overwhelming...

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Duration

Investment basics: Duration

Duration, the most commonly used measure of bond risk, quanti es the effect of changes in interest rates on the price of a bond or bond portfolio.

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Make Money Last

How to make your money last as long as you do

Planning is usually a good idea for any big event, but even more so for retirement.

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Bonds

Investment basics: Bonds

The bond market is by far the largest securities market in the world, providing investors with virtually limitless investment options.

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Boosting new skills the key to remaining competitive in work

Older workers must acquire new qualifications and boost their current work-related skills if they are to remain competitive in the changing workforce,...

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buying a property

5 do’s and don’ts of buying a property

Congratulations, you’re finally on your way to buying a brand new home or investing in some property. But before you sign on the dotted line, here are...

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R U OK?

R U OK?

Mental health is a big topic for many organisations, and September 8th is an opportunity to break down those barriers.

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Wellbeing

Easy ways to improve wellbeing

Whether you spend your time in the office, onsite or a combination of the two, it’s important to keep an eye on your health and wellbeing.

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Bucket Strategy

What is a bucket strategy?

A bucket strategy is a way of managing your income in retirement to help to make the most superannuation investments. Here’s how to make it work for y...

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Coping with unsteady work

It can be stressful to be in a job or an industry where work isn’t guaranteed or when work dries up. Money can be a big concern when you’re doing casu...

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Energy workers talking to each other

10 tips for mindfulness at work

Mindfulness may be an ancient practice, but it’s becoming part of the mainstream lifestyle and the modern workplace. “One of the reasons mindfulness i...

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August Economic Update

Economic Update: What You Need To Know

Trying to get your head around the latest market highs and lows? Energy Super’s investment team has put together this bite-sized roundup to help you s...

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The two-for-one super deal you probably don’t know exists

If you know you have insurance as part of your super, you’re in the minority. Because not a lot of Australians do.

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How to earn money with your trade overseas

How to earn money with your trade overseas

One of the best things about being a tradie is your skills could be in demand outside of Australia. So why not let your qualifications be your ticket ...

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Real tips for retirees when sharemarkets go bad

‘The old “super is a long-term investment” line just doesn’t cut it now I’m in retirement,’ said a frustrated retiree recently. ‘I’m forced to draw do...

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Low return environments

Low returns are here to stay: this time it’s for real

De-mystify interest rates, learn about what drives them and how they impact on returns, and importantly, what you can do in response to the expectati...

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Investment Personality

Why your personality matters when it comes to investing

If leaping 30 metres into a gorge on a bungy cord is more likely to terrify than thrill you, that could be a clue to the type of investor you are.

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Go Digital

3 ways to go digital, stay connected and pick up new skills along the way

It’s never too late to pick up new skills, develop new interests, or catch up with new and old friends alike; in a connected world, the opportunities ...

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Who’s controlling my super investment anyway?

In an online forum last year, TheEnd wrote: “Surely you are better off pumping as much cash as possible into your mortgage and maybe a few investment ...

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Electricians sitting pretty in top 5 highest-paid trades

If you’re an electrician you’re sitting pretty, plugged in to plenty of earning potential, opportunity for growth and enough time to spend your hard-e...

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Heart health

'Do I snore?' It's a question not just about keeping things nice in the bedroom: it could also be an indicator of your hearth health. Check out this i...

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Inflation

Investment Basics: Inflation

Understanding inflation is crucial to investing because inflation can reduce the value of investment returns.Inflation affects all aspects of the econ...

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LifetimePlus

Super that lasts your lifetime is now a reality

LifetimePlus is a one-of-a-kind investment option that’s designed to provide you with an income above the age pension for life.

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Planning for success in starting up your own small business

Planning for success in starting up your own small business

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? You’re not alone.

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Federal Budget 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget and your superannuation

Federal Budgets are big, complicated documents and it can be difficult to figure out just how they affect you and your family. We’ve made it easy for ...

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Hedge Fund

What is a hedge fund?

They’re flexible and action-packed, if you believe Hollywood. In reality, the big rewards that hedge funds promise may come at too high a price for so...

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How to keep busy after retirement

How to keep busy after retirement

Retirement is an exciting prospect for many Aussies. It can represent a new phase of life, filled with new opportunities for personal fulfillment.

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Never too late to learn

Learning, education and training among mature age Australians. Australia’s ageing population, expectations of prolonged working lives and the growth o...

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