Chapter 17: Superannuation and FIRE

Aussie FIRE | Financial Independence Retire Early

08-09-2023 • 19 mins

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Often, the FIRE community focuses on the more eye-catching routes to early retirement - shares, ETFs, real estate, budgeting. However, superannuation can also play a pivotal role in lighting your FIRE.

Sure, it may not factor much into the "Early" part of "Financial Independence Retire Early". But as part of nuanced strategy, it can serve as a bulwark against disaster.

In this chapter, Alex and Ellie from HisHerMoneyGuide cover the role super can play in your FIRE journey. They also explore how much super you need later in life, and discuss how to layer super in to your broader investing game.

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