Low interest rates are hurting retirees trying to make their nest egg go the distance, and it raises the question, “What happens when the money runs out?”
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years, beginning at the Australian Financial Review before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She edited a superannuation magazine, Superfunds, for the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, and writes regularly on superannuation and managed funds. She’s also author of best-selling Women and Money.
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