Category Archive for "Superannuation"

Are you beating back the investment scammers?

18.01.2017

Property and superannuation have a great deal of money sunk into them in Australia. In fact, by the end of last year, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia reported that there was about $2 trillion in super assets in…

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How does the super and retirement system work?

06.12.2016

Whatever your age, you should give some thought to your retirement plan. It may seem a long way away, but the sooner you start planning, the better the outcome is naturally likely to be. That's not the stance most people take,…

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Centrelink Age Pension asset test changes to hit 1st January 2017.

02.11.2016

Harsher asset testing will see Age Pension entitlements cancelled from 1st January 2017 for most pensioners currently receiving less than $375pfn for a single pensioner or $250pfn each for a couple. These amounts are for pensioners living in their own…

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How does the Australian Age Pension system work?

31.10.2016

Saving for retirement is something not everyone starts doing in good time. And yet, around a third of all people have asked themselves "when should I start planning for retirement?" and have decided it is too far away to worry…

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3 things you might not know about SMSFs

14.09.2016

Maintaining a self-managed super fund (or SMSF) can feel like owning a beast with many arms and legs. You may feel comfortable with a few elements of managing your monster, only for an unexpected limb to appear out of nowhere…

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