Getting ready for retirement

Looking ahead

As you approach your fifties and sixties, you will probably start to think about retiring. For many people, this can herald a significant change in lifestyle.

Some early planning for this new stage of life can help you enjoy a successful transition from work to your retirement.

When can you retire?

In Australia there is no fixed age at which women have to retire. Currently, you can access superannuation from age 55 to 60 depending on when you were born.You may be entitled to the Age Pension from age 65 to 67, depending on when you were born.