Retirement is instilling a new level of confidence, with almost two thirds of Australians aged 50 and over saying they are living their best years1. In this video we demonstrate this with some real-life stories. Three retirees talk about what their lives are like after work, including their fears, hopes and dreams for the future.
“Nothing like what I dreamt it’d be like – it’s so much better.”
Retirees reveal the magic of having more time
Like those in the video, we all have different ideas about how we’d like to spend the gift of more time.
Whatever your goals, check out other articles in this section to learn more about how you can set yourself up for the retirement you want. You could start by working out how much you might need for retirement, learn when you may be able to retire, and try our checklist to help you plan.
1. Source: WPP Secrets & Lies, Ageless & Booming, 2019. National Seniors
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