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Can I access my super early?

Most superannuation benefits are “preserved”.
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So, what is this election I am hearing about?

There are times in life when finding a big rock to hide under has a certain appeal.
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What is...the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card?

The Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) is a concession card that is available to eligible Australians that provides cheaper health care and certain other discounts and ...
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Change is in the air

As I sit at my desk here at the end of March 2022, I sense that change is in the air.
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Retirement - 6 months in!

On 17 September 2021, I retired from full-time work and started a new phase in my life.
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Retirement just got more expensive

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with the Retirement Standard released by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) each quarter.
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Looking to maximise your super, and get a tax break at the same time?

If you are one of those people that are looking for opportunities to maximise your super, and claim a tax deduction along the way, there are strategies that may help.
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Boost your savings in 2022

With a new year now upon us, our thoughts might have turned to making New Year’s Resolutions – those promises we make to ourselves at the start of each year.
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Having your cake, and eating it too

For many, retirement is that time in life when thoughts turn to enjoying life without the drag of having to go to work to keep food on the table. As my dear colleague, Mark Teale ...
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Is your house your home?

As many people approach or enter retirement, their thoughts often turn to retirement housing options. Often, family members enter the conversation, either by invitation, or they ...
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