Superannuation News

The latest superannuation news and tips

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New initiative to automatically consolidate super funds


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 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

Mark Bristow

( 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

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Gender superannuation gap seeing “no real progress”

The average superannuation held by women intending to retire in the next 12 months is just over half of the average male balance, according to the latest research from Roy Morgan.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Over 65s are facing a ‘silver tsunami’ housing crisis

The booming over 65s demographic is growing at a never before seen rate, and they’re about to face fewer and poorer housing options, according to the Property Council of Australia.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

Government speeds up payment of early super

People who successfully apply for early access to their superannuation will “receive funds sooner”, under a change made by the federal government.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Employers who haven’t paid employees super granted amnesty

Employers who’ve failed to pay their employees superannuation have been granted a 12-month amnesty by the Turnbull Government to fork over the unpaid cash without facing late penalties.


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 )

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