SuperGuide is Australia's leading website for consumers on superannuation and retirement planning, founded by Trish Power, author of Superannuation for Dummies and DIY Super for Dummies.
SuperGuide was founded by Trish Power, author of Superannuation for Dummies, Super Freedom (a woman’s guide to super), and DIY Super for Dummies.
More than 2 million Australians visit SuperGuide each year. You can find hundreds of articles about superannuation, retirement planning and the Age Pension.
May 25, 2016 Although many people are still reeling from the unexpected superannuation announcements in the 2016 Federal Budget, it’s important to note most of the planned changes will not affect your superannuation decisions for the 2015/2016 year. Read article
May 24, 2016 On 3 May 2016, the Coalition (Liberals/Nationals) announced that, effective from 1 July 2017, it intends to place a cap of $1.6 million on the amount of super that can be transferred into pension phase, and effectively force Australians to remove super benefits from pension phase if a pension account balance exceeds this amount as at 1 July 2017. Read article
May 24, 2016 The May 2016 Federal Budget was released on 3 May 2016, rather than its usual date of 10 May 2016. Linked to the Budget night change, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has now confirmed the federal election is to be held on 2 July 2016. Read article
May 24, 2016 More than 300,000 Age Pensioners will have their Age Pension entitlements cut, with just under 100,000 of those affected Australians losing all Age Pension entitlements, taking immediate effect from 1 January 2017. Read article
May 24, 2016 On 3 May 2016, as part of the 2016 Federal Budget, Scott Morrison mucked up the retirement plans of countless Australians when he immediately cut the non-concessional (after-tax) contributions cap, taking effect from 7.30pm on 3 May 2016. Read article
May 23, 2016 I am often asked the question ‘how much super is enough for a worry-free retirement?’, and we regularly update our special SuperGuide articles on this topic for our readers. In this article I’m answering the question: what does a $1 million retirement look like? Read article
May 23, 2016 I am often asked the question ‘how much super is enough for a worry-free retirement?’, and we regularly update our special SuperGuide articles on this topic for our readers. In this article I’m answering the question: what does a $1.6 million retirement look like? Read article
May 17, 2016 When you start a superannuation account-based pension, you must withdraw a minimum amount each financial year to secure a tax exemption for the investment earnings on the fund assets financing your super pension. Read article
May 3, 2016 On 3 May 2016, in the 2016 Federal Budget, the Liberal government announced that, from 1 July 2017, it intends to remove the tax exemption on pension fund earnings financing a transition-to-retirement pension (TRIP). Read article
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SuperGuide is Australia's only INDEPENDENT website for consumers on superannuation.
SuperGuide was founded by Trish Power, author of Superannuation for Dummies, DIY Super for Dummies, Super Freedom, and many other books on super and investing, and Robert Barnes.