Nesh Nikolic speaks with Peter Graham about the realities of retirement, the danger of boredom, and how we can prepare emotionally for retirement.
Investment markets globally are experiencing significant volatility as economies around the world try to navigate the unchartered waters of the COVID-19. If you’re approaching retirement this volatility can be a source of anxiety, and it can be difficult to understand what a person can do to protect their nest egg.
We all hope that when we retire we’ll have the time to focus on being as healthy as possible. But unexpected issues and illnesses arise, with recent research estimating that an Australian couple will spend an annual cost of between $4,975 and $9,900 on healthcare once they’ve said goodbye to the workforce.
Retirement is instilling a new level of confidence, with almost two thirds of Australians aged 50 and over saying they are living their best years.i In this video we demonstrate this with some real-life stories. Three retirees talk about what their lives are like after work, including their fears, hopes and dreams for the future.