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People's stories

Be inspired by these true stories of how ordinary Australians are taking charge of their finances, and find out how super can play a role in your independence plan.

 

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Diana's property and super plan is paying off

Learn how Diana is on track for her financial independence. She makes extra super contributions and has invested in property early.


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A headache-free plan to financial independence: Lauren's story

Learn how Lauren took charge of her superannuation by rolling her super into one account, making extra contributions, and more. 


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From 'splash-the-cash' to sorted: Jamie's story

Seeing former colleagues blow hefty pay packets made Jamie swing in the other direction. Read his story and the tips he has to share.

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How Sam is playing catch up with her superannuation

Learn about Sam Aldenton's commitment to her super and saving for a house so she can have financial freedom.

Learn about how Sam Aldenton is paying attention to her super and saving for a house so she can have financial freedom.
Learn about how Sam Aldenton is paying attention to her super and saving for a house so she can have financial freedom.
Learn about how Sam Aldenton is paying attention to her super and saving for a house so she can have financial freedom.
Learn about how Sam Aldenton is paying attention to her super and saving for a house so she can have financial freedom.

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How Darleen plans and saves for an independent life in retirement

Business owner, Darleen Barton, is going above and beyond with her super contributions to make sure she’s set for retirement.


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