Aussies are facing a retirement shortfall, with new research showing self-managed super retirees need $122,000 more to retire comfortably than a year ago.
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years, beginning at the Australian Financial Review before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She edited ASFA's Superfunds magazine and wrote the best-selling Women and Money.
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When did you last check on the financial package that protects you in case of sickness or an accident? You could be in for a nasty surprise if you need to claim on an insurance policy, because the terms have significantly changed in the past few years, along with the premiums.
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