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What is happening to my super from 1 July 2021?

The last significant changes to super were made back in July 2017. Since then, things have motored along quite nicely with just some minor tweaking by Government along the way.
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Using super to buy a house

Over the last year there have been rumblings from a select group of politicians and commentators calling for changes to superannuation laws to allow Australians to access their ...
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Should I top up my super before 30 June?

The Superannuation Guarantee (SG) is a compulsory contribution to super that employers must make to an employees superannuation fund. The current SG contribution rate is 9.5% ...
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Can I make super contributions for my child?

Many parents want to give their children a leg-up in life by kick-starting their savings. This may be fulfilled by opening a bank account, investing in an insurance bond, ...
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Something helpful from the Government

I often receive enquiries from financial advisers asking where they can access reliable information in relation to their client’s superannuation dealings.
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Stereotyping Retirement (Income)

One of the dangers in life is the tendency to stereotype people, money, and the more esoteric things that make up our lives.
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How much is my super really worth?

If you are like me, you are vitally interested in what your super is worth. And you may even be tempted to check your account balance on a regular basis, perhaps weekly or even ...
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Living in trepidation

Ever since the most recent significant superannuation reforms came into effect on 1 July 2017, there is one thing I have been fearing.
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Compulsory super - a bit of a problem child?

For anyone with even a passing interest in what is happening in financial circles, you will be aware of the current debate about whether compulsory employer superannuation ...
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Sometimes it is more than just the money

This week I was asked about a person in their early 60s who has retired from the work force.
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