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