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Autumn Insights 2019

Financial Wisdom Insights

Working flexibly…. even in retirement & 5 ways women can take control

Today’s workforce offers a wealth of opportunities for Australians to shape their career paths – from self-employment and freelance work, to flexible working hours and career breaks. But while many older Australians may not have enjoyed this flexibility throughout their working lives, they now have more options available to find a work-life balance that suits them.

Some of the options offered are:

  • Ease into retirement

  • Become a consultant

  • Turn your hobby into a business

  • Take on a carer’s role

In many households, women often take a back seat when it comes to navigating their family’s financial future. But this can make it difficult for women to become financially independent – especially if they’re ever faced with divorce, separation or widowhood.

The 5 ways women can take control are:

  • Create a household budget

  • Keep track of spending

  • Boost your super

  • Review your will

  • Talk to your financial adviser

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