Superannuation News

The latest superannuation news and tips

Employers who haven’t paid employees super granted amnesty


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Almost half of Aussie men want same parental leave as women

When it comes to our attitudes and behaviours around paternity leave, it appears dads feel as if they’re being forgotten, according to Commonwealth Bank research into the nation’s views on parental leave.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Balanced super accounts grow 1.7% in April

Superannuation funds enjoyed strong returns during April, according to data from SuperRatings.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Government to increase self-managed super fund flexibility

The maximum number of members in self-managed super funds (SMSF) will grow from four to six, and rolling over your existing superannuation funds into a self-managed fund will now be a much smoother process.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Fewer Australians paying extra into super

The number of Australians paying more than the minimum required amount into their superannuation fund has been on the decline in recent years, leaving more Aussies at risk of an unstable retirement, according to Roy Morgan.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

Aussies building more superannuation by working longer

The average age at which Australians intend to retire has increased by more than four years over the past decade, new research has found.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Closing the gender pay gap won’t close the super gap: Industry Super

Industry Super is calling for super on parental leave and to scrap the Super Guarantee threshold to combat the gender super gap in Australia.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

DIY super making money for the wealthy, leading to losses for battlers

Australians wanting to take a “do it yourself” approach to their superannuation may be better served by a self-managed super fund (SMSF) if they already have healthy retirement savings available, while those with smaller super balances may not get the best returns from a SMSF, according to a new report.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

Bank super returns lag behind not-for-profit funds

If your superannuation is held by a bank-owned fund, the value of your retirement savings may not have grown at the same rate as a not-for-profit fund, according to new data.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

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