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The latest superannuation news and tips

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$860 million in consolidated super ‘sparks joy’ for proactive Aussies

Alex Ritchie
Feb 9, 2019( 2 min read )

Super smart; top superannuation tips for 2019

The new year can bring with it a lot of positive new changes. Most of us are guilty of ignoring our superannuation, but this this year, why not include a super health check in your resolutions?

Alex Ritchie
Jan 7, 2019( 2 min read )

Super returns not looking so super right now

Many Australians are on the verge of posting their first annual superannuation loss in seven years.

Nick Bendel
Dec 29, 2018( 2 min read )

More Australians planning retirement, but need more wealth

A growing number of Australians are planning to retire over the next 12 months, though most won’t have the superannuation and savings necessary for a self-funded retirement without selling the family home.

Mark Bristow
Dec 18, 2018( 3 min read )

APRA says super funds must put members first

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released new requirements to help ensure that super funds deliver value for money to their members.

Mark Bristow
Dec 13, 2018( 1 min read )

Family law courts improving visibility of superannuation assets

Women will now have improved ability to access superannuation assets at the end of a relationship, thanks to a new information-sharing initiative commencing 1 July 2020.

Alex Ritchie
Nov 23, 2018( 2 min read )

Will your super amount cut it? Research says no

Mark Bristow
Nov 20, 2018( 3 min read )

Not just TVs: Kogan enters super funds

Nick Bendel
Nov 10, 2018( 2 min read )

Under 30s more likely to fall victim to unpaid super

Are you one of the millions of Australians missing out on unpaid super? It’s happening to workers across the nation to the tune of $5.9 billion.

Mark Bristow
Oct 27, 2018( 3 min read )

Gender superannuation gap shrinking, but still omnipresent

The gender superannuation gap has shrunk by 4.3 percentage points over the last ten years, according to research by Roy Morgan.

Alex Ritchie
Oct 17, 2018( 4 min read )

Is there lost super in your area? Compare the top ten postcodes

Australians are putting in the hard yards to reclaim their lost superannuation, but there are still billions of dollars waiting to be claimed.

Mark Bristow
Oct 16, 2018( 2 min read )

Aussie women more educated than men, but being paid less; ABS

Women are achieving higher levels of education than young men, but still graduating with lower salaries, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Alex Ritchie
Sep 27, 2018( 2 min read )

New initiative to automatically consolidate super funds

If you haven’t yet got around to consolidating your old superannuation funds, a new initiative may end up taking care of it for you, potentially saving you hundreds of dollars per year in duplicate fees and insurance premiums.

Mark Bristow
Sep 11, 2018( 3 min read )

The right and wrong reasons to set up an SMSF

Thinking of setting up a self-managed super fund (SMSF)? You may be doing it for the wrong reasons, according to the Australian Tax Office (ATO).

Mark Bristow
Aug 28, 2018( 3 min read )

SMSF loans may be down but they’re not out

Commonwealth Bank has become the only major bank to offer SMSF home loans, alongside a number of smaller lenders.

Nick Bendel
Aug 5, 2018( 2 min read )

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