Examples of how people in different situations may boost their retirement savings in early retirement.
Retired with $50,000 in super
Find out how Barbara – a single retiree with adult children – used the advice from her Industry SuperFund to top-up the Government Age Pension by drawing on her super balance gradually. This allowed her super to continue to grow during the first 5 years of her retirement.
Retired with $200,000 in super
See how George – a married retiree – used the advice from his Industry SuperFund financial planner to top-up the Government Age Pension by drawing on his super balance, while allowing his super to remain invested in retirement.
Retired with $300,000 in super
Read how Debbie – a separated, former teacher with a long superannuation history – benefited from the advice of her Industry SuperFund financial planner to use the Government Age Pension to top-up her super income, while still allowing her super to remain invested in retirement.
Anh and Susan
Retired with $800,000 in super
Discover how Anh and Susan – a married couple with a comfortable super balance and an investment property – acted on the advice of their Industry SuperFund financial planner to optimise their rental and super incomes, and allow their super to remain invested in retirement.
Not actual members. Their stories have been created for illustrative purposes.