Author Topic: Many Australians living payday to payday, out of touch with retirement needs  (Read 1797 times)


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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Interesting article this morning discussing how many Australians live payday to payday, but also seem to have no idea how rich they are compared to others, or how much they need for retirement.

I'm shocked! Well, not that shocked.


  • Stubble
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Beat me to posting it!

Here's another link:

Quote: "Home ownership, private school fees, overseas travel, technological gadgets and dining out were all listed as “new lifestyle essentials” by the participants."


  • Bristles
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News flash: it ain't just Aussies!


  • Walrus Stache
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I already posted it in my journal because it's so hilarious and sadly, accurate. My office is filled with people on dual six figure incomes talking about how they'll be stuck working until 70 because "life is so expensive these days" :-(