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Episode #15: Transitioning to retirement

How do you transition to retirement, or even prepare for it? And when is the right time to start? As we move through life, our aspirations evolve and so will our financial needs. 
In this episode, we talk to Jade Financial Group's Di Charman. As an AMP Financial Planning representative, Di devotes her time to helping clients secure a smooth transition to life after work. Di's work focuses on teaching clients how to set early goals and flex their financial muscle through education. 

Episode #14: ESG and responsible investment explained

With the responsible investment market in Australia now worth more than $1.2 trillion and growing 15 times faster than the rest of the market, it’s clear that environmental and social factors have started playing a bigger role in how people chose to invest their money. 

This week, we are joined by AMP’s Head of Group Sustainability, Tom Treffry to discuss ESG, what it is, and the importance of responsible investing. 

Bonus episode: ‘Your Future, Your Super’ explained

In this bonus episode of Simplifying Super, we dive into the ‘Your Future, Your Super’ reforms that were announced as part of the 2020-21 Federal Budget. With efficiency and transparency at the core of these reforms, what changes are being made to provide the best outcomes for super members? AMP’s Senior Manager Advocacy & Technical Services, Kelly Kerr, joins the program to share her expert knowledge and break down what it all means for your retirement planning.

Episode #13: Is a self-managed super fund right for you?

Have you ever wondered what a self-managed super fund is and whether it's right for you? This week, we sit down with SuperConcepts' Executive Manager, Graeme Colley, to chat through the basics of the SMSF, and offer you an insight into whether an SMSF is the best vehicle to help save for your retirement.

Episode #12: The top five super questions

When it comes to preparing for your retirement, there is no such thing as a silly question. That’s why AMP’s Workplace Education Manager Jess Arambulo meets with super members to help them map out their future. In this episode, Jess answers the top five most common questions she faces, and examines topics including fee structures, the benefits of salary sacrificing and why it’s important to nominate a beneficiary in super.

Episode #11: Keeping your super safe

Have you ever wondered who keeps your super safe until you retire? This week, AMP Australia’s Workplace Solutions General Manager, Briony Barclay-Ridge joins us to explain how the superannuation savings of members are held within trusts and the role of the trustee board of directors who oversee that fund.

Episode #10: Shane Oliver’s top five investment mantras

Dr. Shane Oliver, AMP Capital's Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, shares his top five investment mantras.

This is the second of two episodes featuring Dr. Oliver’s insights on investments and superannuation.

Episode #9: The economy, markets and your super

Dr Shane Oliver, AMP Capital's Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, discusses Australia’s improving economic growth, low interest rates and what it all means for superannuation growth assets.

This is the first of two episodes featuring Dr Oliver's insights on investments and superannuation.

Episode #8: End of financial year part 2

With end of financial year just around the corner, learn about options to maximise your super balance and even save on tax.

In the second episode of a two-part special, AMP superannuation expert John Perri shares end of year strategies for super.

Episode #7: End of financial year part 1

With end of financial year just around the corner, learn about options to maximise your super balance and even save on tax.

In the first of a two-part special, AMP superannuation expert John Perri shares end of year strategies for super.

Episode #6: Retirement part 2

Whether retirement feels light years away or finally within reach, it’s never too early to start preparing for a comfortable retirement.

In the final instalment of our special retirement series, we chat to AMP’s Technical Strategy Manager John Perri about the aged pension and tips for retirement planning.

Bonus episode: 2021 Federal Budget special

In this bonus episode of Simplifying Super, AMP superannuation expert John Perri breaks down the key announcements from the 2021-22 Budget relating to super.

Episode #5: Retirement part 1

Whether retirement feels light years away or finally within reach, it’s never too early to start preparing for a comfortable retirement.

In part one of a two-part series, AMP’s Technical Strategy Manager John Perri answers some of the most commonly asked questions about retirement, including the age-old question of how much money you may actually need for a comfortable retirement.

Episode #4: What happens to my super if I die?

It’s something we never want to think about but is important to be prepared for.

In this episode, AMP’s Technical Strategy Manager John Perri explains how super is treated differently to other assets when a person dies.

Episode #3: Getting money out of super

Superannuation is often one of our greatest assets but how exactly do you access it?

In this episode, AMP’s Technical Strategy Fabian Bussoletti explains how to get money out of super.

Episode #2: Getting money into superannuation

Did you know that there are several ways to make contributions to your super?

In this episode we talk to AMP Technical Strategy Manager Fabian Bussoletti about all the ways to contribute to your super and what some of the benefits might be.

Episode #1: What is superannuation?

In the first episode of AMP’s Simplifying Super podcast, we delve into the ins and outs of how superannuation works with our Technical Strategy Manager John Perri.

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