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Retiring in the next decade or so? Tips and tricks to apply, right now

11 September 2019 11:41 AM
Personal finance expert Warren Ingram discusses five things you should do right now if you're to retire in 10 years, or so.
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asked personal finance expert Warren Ingram (Galileo Capital) for tips on what to do if you’re aiming to retire in a decade, or so.

  • Check that you are saving enough – you need a minimum of 12 but preferably 20 times your annual salary to retire in comfort at 65.

  • Married couples should consider retiring at different times, if possible.

  • Ensure you’re not investing too conservatively, or inflation will eat you – you need to have most of your portfolio in shares.

  • Increase your home loan repayments.

  • Focus on your career – you have a decade to go. In that time, the world of work would’ve changed. Keep your skills honed.

For more detail, listen to the interview in the audio below.

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11 September 2019 11:41 AM

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