Financial help hub

AMP’s Financial help hub is a centralised spot for financial education, bringing all Aussies tips and tools to strengthen their knowledge around money, investing and living their best retirement.

This hub aims to break down financial concepts using jargon-free language in the form of articles, videos, infographics, calculators and more.

 

How to budget for your social life in retirement

18 Jan 2019

Have you considered what’s on the agenda, such as how often you see yourself eating out and whether you want to travel domestically or afar?

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Readers share their financial goals for 2019

18 Jan 2019

Find out what goals our readers are prioritising this year.

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How to adult—a quick guide to personal finances in your 20s

16 Jan 2019

Getting to grips with debt, budget and cash flow.

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Things to know before retiring

15 Jan 2019

Ever wondered what retired Australians wish they’d done differently earlier in life?

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9 money mistakes people make in retirement

15 Jan 2019

How to keep your finances on track once you leave the workforce.

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7 easy steps to start getting your money stuff together in 2019

15 Jan 2019

New year, new start—it’s time to sort out your finances

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5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask

09 Jan 2019

See what impact factors like your weight, age and smoking status have on your ability to buy life insurance.

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Are you eligible for school subsidies?

08 Jan 2019

Get up to speed with the government subsidies you may be able to claim in 2019 before the kids go back to school.

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Dealing with being asset rich and cash poor

19 Dec 2018

Reverse mortgages could be one way to help with living expenses, but they may also erode any equity you have in your home over time.

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9 retirement thought starters for people in or nearing their 40s

19 Dec 2018

While you’ve still got time on your side, check out this list of things to think about, so you can hopefully continue the party in retirement.

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Why so many of us choose the wrong credit card

19 Dec 2018

According to new findings, three out of five Aussie customers are not receiving any financial benefits from having a credit card.

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9 ways to stop wasting food and start saving money

19 Dec 2018

Aussies are throwing out a massive $8 billion worth of edible food every year.

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How does my super compare to other 20 and 30-year olds'?

19 Dec 2018

If your bank balance is looking a bit dreary, chances are what’s in your super fund could come as welcome news. See how you fare against others your age.

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6 things to avoid as a newbie investor

19 Dec 2018

Whatever your age, if you’re thinking of dabbling in investments like shares, managed funds or cryptocurrencies, here are a few things to steer clear of.

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Would you like to retire by 40?

18 Dec 2018

Many younger Australians are joining the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement. Is it right for you?

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6 ways to reduce your credit card debt once and for all

18 Dec 2018

Here are some tips to start paying off your debt.

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Returning to work after having a baby

17 Dec 2018

Combining work and family responsibilities can be a balancing act so here are some of the expenses you might face as well as potential benefits.

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Oliver's insights - The Australian economy in 2019

13 Dec 2018

AMP's Chief economist discusses house prices, growth and interest rates in 2019.

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Oliver's insights - Review of 2018, outlook for 2019

07 Dec 2018

AMP's Chief economists' review of 2018 and outlook for 2019 - another cycle extension.

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On the road to retirement

Adam Spencer travels around Australia to get a glimpse into the lives of four AMP customers living their retirement.

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Moving into retirement

Here are some tips for a happy retirement.

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How much money will I need in retirement?

It's the magic question, how much money will I need in retirement?

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Superannuation changes

A number of changes to superannuation law proposed in recent federal budgets have now come into effect.

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Understanding and managing money

Learn more about money basics, good money habits and tips for money management.

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How to take control of your debts

How you manage and tackle your debts can impact what you pay in the long run.

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Sorting your super

How to check your super and take control of it to ensure your retirement savings are on track.

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8 tips for first home buyers

You're likely to come across a few of these financial and non-financial considerations when buying your first home.

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What is superannuation?

What is superannuation? A guide to the basics of one of your life's biggest investments.

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What is responsible investing?

If you’d like your money to make a difference to the world as well as to your future, ethical investing may be for you.

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Women and money

When it comes to managing money, research shows that many women are highly competent.

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First home buyers bank on a boost to their credit score

19 Nov 2018

Full implementation of comprehensive credit reporting means good repayment histories will now be included in the scores for the first time.

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Understanding different retirement pensions

There's a few different types of retirement and superannuation pensions you can use to access your super.

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Planning for retirement

This retirement planning checklist can help you plan ahead.

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When can I access my superannuation?

Depending on your situation, there are instances you could access your super early.

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Retiring early

Retiring early? Having a plan can give you comfort that your money will last the distance.

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Retirement living options

Things to consider when deciding where you'll settle down to enjoy your retirement.

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Money matters in retirement

How to best manage your savings, debt, estate plan and dependents in retirement.

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What is the retirement age in Australia?

Australia doesn't have a definitive retirement age, so the date you retire depends on you.

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Where the smart money is buying property

14 Nov 2018

What are the next 'it' suburbs?

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8 ways to boost your super

14 Nov 2018

Find out ways to increase your super, so when the time comes you'll have the savings you need.

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How to spend mindfully this Christmas

14 Nov 2018

Here are some ways to manage your money and your time more mindfully this festive season.

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The 3 biggest living expenses for aussies

14 Nov 2018

What are the three largest contributors to household spending in Australia?

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Understanding insurance

Learn what personal insurance is, why it’s important, what types are available and how premiums work.

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7 money personalities

14 Nov 2018

What's your money personality?

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How to create a budget

Learn how to create and manage a budget that will help take your finances further.

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Managing finances in a relationship

Couples might be open to sharing all sorts of things, but when it comes to finances there's a little more to think about.

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Reviewing your personal insurance

Insurance is important to have, keeping it up to date for your needs is even more so.

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How to save money

Money saving tips and how other people save.

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What is estate planning?

It is about more than just your will.

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Pros and cons of moving to part-time work

13 Nov 2018

If you've been thinking about cutting back your work hours, there are things to consider before taking the leap.

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9 money tips for expecting parents

Starting a family is an exciting time but it can also be an expensive one.

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Super contributions

Be across the different types, limits & benefits of super contributions.

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Investing in property

Explore your options for building an investment portfolio with property.

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Ways to invest your money

Investing doesn't only have to mean super and property, there's so much more to it that can help you realise your goals.

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What is investing?

Growing your wealth beyond simply stashing your money under the mattress.

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Super and tax - how it works

Understand the different ways your super is taxed, when and why.

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What super contributions rules apply when you’re aged 65 or over?

When it comes to super contributions, see what rules apply when you are 65 or over.

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