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New law to aid fair division of super assets at breakdown of relationships
The Australian Government has released draft legislation that will allow family courts to access superannuation information held by the Australian Taxation Office.
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Super guarantee to boost women’s savings while mums left behind
Despite indications that the government was considering scrapping the legislated super guarantee increase, the 2021-2022 Federal Budget revealed that it will indeed rise to 12 per cent by 2025.
New report reveals dire consequences of Super Guarantee backflip
An analysis released by Industry Super Australia has found that millions of low and middle-income Australian families will not have enough to retire on if the government cuts the legislated Super Guarantee rise.
New research reveals Australia’s most responsible super funds
Australian superannuation funds following environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles collectively manage over $1.6 trillion, according to a new study.
New superannuation campaign shines light on widening gender gap
Research shows Australian women already retire with significantly less super than men, and Industry Super Australia’s (ISA) new campaign video warns that proposed cuts to super will push women even further behind.
Almost $500m withdrawn from Aussie superannuation funds
Australians have dipped into almost half a billion worth of super funds in 2019-20, according to new figures from the Australian Taxation Office. This was a 10 per cent increase compared to the year before.
Fresh research findings a timely reminder for consumers to consider their super fund’s performance
New research has revealed there is an underperformance challenge that needs to be tackled within the superannuation industry, providing super fund members even more reason to check their fund’s performance.
A warning to people accessing $10,000 of their super this Christmas
With just 10 days left for Australians to withdraw $10,000 in the Early Release Super Scheme, some families will be reassessing whether they need to access this cash over Christmas.
Federal budget 2020: job switchers to automatically keep super accounts
Australians will have their super accounts “stapled” to them as they move jobs, but concerns have been raised that workers could find themselves trapped in an inferior fund.
Poor superannuation choices could cost Australians $200,000: Stockspot
Choosing the wrong superannuation fund could set an average Australian back about $200,000 by retirement.
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