The things I wish I knew then

Way back on 12 December 1967, I started my first job - with the princely salary of $1,589 per annum. Fresh out of school and with the dream of becoming an accountant, I started working for the Australian General Insurance Company, part of Mercantile Mutual Insurance. Their un-air-conditioned offices were at 117 ...

Is $1 million enough?

In the last week or so, there has been a flurry of activity around some articles appearing in the mainstream media that suggest that a retirement nest-egg of $1,000,000 is not sufficient to provide for a comfortable income in retirement. You might recall from previous blogs that figures modelled by the ...

 

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