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Planning for Retirement

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This mini e-book on Superannuation is an extract from the main ebook on financial investment by Pink Investments. We believe it will help you to understand and formulate a successful plan for a secure and satisfying retirement.

Please remember that this e-book is merely a taste of how healthy financial investment and your future retirement can be achieved. If you find this mini e-book to be of guidance than please consider reading the remaining chapters that the main e-book provides. Chapters within the main e-book include professional and helpful information regarding:

  • Managing Debt
  • Investment
  • Insurance
  • Understanding Tax, and



  1. Welcome
  2. Government Pensions
  3. Superannuation
  4. Types of Super Funds
  5. Is DIY Super Right For You?
  6. Factors Affecting Your Super
  7. Retirement Strategies
  8. Living in Retirement
  9. What are Annuities?


The key to investing in your financial future rests only with your ability to learn

Many of our grandmothers and great grandmothers saw the institution of marriage as their pension. Many were heavily reliant on a government pension. Thankfully this is rarely the case today. However, there are still a worrying number of elderly women living on or near the poverty line.

Women still tend to have much less in their retirement pot than men. The Australian Bureau of Statistic’s Survey of income and housing estimates the average retirement payouts in early 2008 were just $73,000 for women, compared to $155,000 for men.

This disparity is mainly due to the fact that, on average, women earn less than men. Women also tend to have more breaks in our careers and we live longer.

On average women live 7 years longer than men.

Women still earn only about 76% of what men earn.

Lower wages translate into lower Superannuation benefits,

 The e-book download is for personal use only.  If you require multiple use, for teaching purposes, please contact us for a bulk deal.

Download your copy of Planning for Retirement for the UK

Download your copy of Planning for Retirement for Australia

Download your copy of Planning for Retirement for USA


Disclaimer: All the information above is provided as a service for individuals and institutions. It should in no way be construed as a recommendation as an investment. Investment decisions should be based on the risk tolerance and planning horizon of the investor. Market participants must understand that past performance is also not a guarantee or predictor of future results.
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