In your 50s you’ve turned the corner and are heading into the final career stretch before retirement. So now’s the time to start paying closer interest to your super and ensuring you are set up to reach your retirement goals.
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In your 60s and 70s, super is still very important. There are important decisions to make and you need to keep a close eye on how your super investments are performing. Here are some tips on what to keep an eye on.
Employers are required to make SG contributions into your super account on a regular basis. But what can you do if they don’t pay?
Checking your annual super fund statement is important. Here are 10 key points you need to review to ensure your super fund is working hard for you.
Older Aussies looking to boost their retirement income can take advantage of the government’s Pension Loans Scheme to generate a non taxable fortnightly income stream that helps pay their bills.
Uncertain about whether or not you can choose your own super fund? Check out our simple guide to the current fund choice rules.
The Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions made by your employer into your super account are the foundation of a successful retirement. So it’s worth understanding the SG rules and how they work.
High income earners need to watch they don’t incur an extra 15% tax on their super contributions under the Division 293 rules. Here’s a simple guide to everything you need to know.
While your employer is required to make regular Super Guarantee contributions on your behalf, higher income earners can miss out if they earn above the quarterly maximum super contribution base (MSCB) limit.
Although you can retire and access your super if you’re under age 60, the tax man is going to want his cut, so ensure you understand the rules before acting.
Knowing how much tax you’ll pay when you withdraw your super savings is important and the rules change once you reach age 60.
Working out the best mix of super contributions to grow your nest egg can be confusing. Here are some simple case studies to help show you the impact for Aussies of different ages, incomes and work situations.
Once you’re in retirement, making super contributions gets a lot trickier. But it’s not impossible if you understand the rules and are willing to use different types of contributions.
Exceeding your annual super contributions cap can leave you with a big tax bill. So here’s a simple explainer of the process you’re likely to face.
Re-contribution strategies are all about how to withdraw money from your super account and re-contributing it to save tax. Here’s a simple explanation and 10 points to consider before taking the plunge.