Friends With Money #72: Can I retire now?


When can you retire and how much super will you need to live comfortably?

This week on the Friends With Money podcast, Money's Michelle Baltazar speaks with Jeremy Lack, financial adviser at TelstraSuper, about retirement, super, and the age pension. In this episode, we talk about:

  • What is the retirement age?
  • How much super do you need to retire?
  • Who can access the age pension?
  • How to make the most of your super

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Disclaimer: Jeremy Lack is a financial adviser with TelstraSuper Financial Planning ABN 74 097 777 725 and AFS Licence No. 218705. TelstraSuper Financial Planning provides the financial advice service to members of TelstraSuper. Advice that Jeremy gives is of a general nature and does not take into account the particular circumstances or needs of any specific person. Before you buy any TelstraSuper financial product, you should read the product disclosure statement and the target market determination available on the Fund's website and consult a licensed financial adviser.

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Michelle Baltazar is editor-in-chief of Money magazine and an award-winning journalist, editor and publisher. She has worked at media companies including BRW, Shares Magazine (London) and industry newspaper Financial Standard, and has written about superannuation, wealth management, investment technology and financial advice.

Jeremy Lack is a financial adviser with TelstraSuper Financial Planning. He has more than 10 years' experience as a financial adviser, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Business degree, an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning, and is presently completing a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.
Glen Madeira
November 26, 2022 7.29am

Thanks, great topic and well covered in the time available. Good questions and simple, easy to understand responses from Jeremy who happens to be our (my wife and mysrlf ) Financial Advisor within Telstra Super. He is an outstanding financial advisor, helpful, professional and delight to work with.