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Living in retirement

Retirement is a stage of life that many people look forward to and a handful of people try to avoid it at all costs.One of the significant concerns that many have when staring ...
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Did you know?

One of the questions that has been coming across my desk a lot lately relates to the ability to carry forward the unused portion of a concessional contribution cap. How can you ...
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More tinkering with super

Back in May 2019, the Federal Budget included a proposal to increase the age limit at which people could make non-concessional contributions under the three year bring-forward ...
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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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