Temporary residents who worked and earned super in Australia can claim their super payments once they have left the country.
If you have left your job and left behind a super fund with less than $200 in it, you can withdraw the cash if you don’t want to roll it into another fund.
If you are itching to retire but not sure if you can start drawing on your super, you need to understand which hoops you need to jump through and when.
If you are temporarily unable to work due to physical or mental ill-health issues, you may be able to access some of your super.
While super is designed to provide income in retirement, there are circumstances when you may be eligible to withdraw some or all of your savings.
Just because you’ve chosen a DIY fund, doesn’t mean you have to do everything yourself. But if you choose to do most of the work, there are legal hoops to comply with.
Corporate trustees are becoming increasingly popular with SMSFs, but an individual trustee structure also has its merits.
Before you set out on your SMSF journey, you will need a road map known as a trust deed.
An annual audit is one of the necessary chores associated with running an SMSF, but it can save trustees from inadvertent and costly breaches of the rules.
When it comes to complex decisions about our future financial security, we often shoot ourselves in the foot. But a little self-knowledge can go a long way.
Deciding whether to take your partner’s super death benefits as a lump sum, pension or a bit of both requires careful planning; the earlier the better.
Now updated to 30 September 2021. Have you ever looked at your super fund’s investment returns and wondered how your fund compares with similar funds? Is it a consistently high performer or an inveterate underachiever?
A world of potential concessions and discounts opens up once you hit your 60s, even if you are not eligible for the Age Pension. We explain who gets what.
You may be able to retire whenever you choose in Australia, but age matters if you want to tap into your super or apply for the Age Pension.
Just because you’ve retired and collected your super, doesn’t mean you can’t go back to work if you want to. Here’s what you need to know.