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Retirement savings options

Retirement savings options

For most people, a retirement income that lets them live the life they want comes from superannuation, investments or a combination of the two. Here’s a breakdown of the main options...

  • Gain access to your money whenever you like
  • Various types of investment to choose from, including:
    • Defensive investments like cash, bonds and term deposits 
    • Growth investments like shares and property
    • Managed funds where professional fund managers look after your funds for you
  • Make an appointment with a Commonwealth Financial Planner to learn more

Your initial, no-obligation consultation with a Commonwealth Financial Planner is complimentary. Make an appointment for a time that suits you. 

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Cashing out super

Superannuation is designed to help you have enough money to live on when you retire. That means it’s important you consider all the options and get financial advice before deciding when and how to withdraw your superannuation.

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Transition to retirement strategies

In the years before you retire, you’re probably looking forward to having more time to do the things you enjoy, but many people are also concerned about whether or not they have saved enough money to fund their retirement.

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When to retire

Deciding to retire is a big decision. Making sure you stop work at the right time depends on a range of factors, including feeling ready to stop, health issues, whether your partner still works and when you can access your super and your existing level of debt.

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Related products

Enjoy a fixed rate of return for the nominated term, so you know exactly what your investment's worth.

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Manage your fund's cash in one place, with instant visibility of transactions and a great interest rate interest rate on balances over $10,000. 

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Our income protection policies can replace up to 75 per cent of your regular income if you’re unable to work due to illness or injury.

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Important Information

Commonwealth Financial Planners are Representatives or Authorised Representatives of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited ABN 65 003 900 169, AFSL 231139, a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124.


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