Tracey Spicer talks to Cate Wood, Chair of Women in Super about some of the ways that super policy works against women, and how COVID-19 may widen the super gender gap.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Super rules.
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The bring-forward rule represents an important opportunity to put more money into your super account in a particular year if you receive an inheritance or are getting close to retirement. Here’s a simple guide to how it works.
If you are wondering how recent rule changes have affected your super and retirement plans, here’s a quick guide to the key changes and when they commenced.
From tax on super lump sums to the transfer balance cap, there are a range of rates and thresholds that can affect your super. In this article we provide an overview of the key aspects of each of these rates and thresholds for 2020/21.
If you are one of the estimated 10% of Australians who are self-employed as a sole trader or in a partnership, then superannuation is generally not compulsory.
Once you reach age 70, your ability to make contributions into your super account is limited, so it’s important to ensure you know all the rules governing when you can make contributions and withdraw money.
Once you reach age 60, the rules of the super system change, so it’s important to know all the rules governing when you can make contributions and withdraw money from your account.
When you get to your 50s, you should be paying a lot more attention to your super savings. So you need to know all the rules about making contributions and withdrawing money from your account.
In the early to mid stages of your working life you need to pay attention to your super to ensure it’s growing steadily. But you also need to know the rules about making contributions and withdrawals.
When you’re in your teens you are new to the super system, so it’s important to learn how much and when you can contribute and when you can get your hands on your savings.
If you’re thinking of transferring a UK pension into an Australian super fund, the process has become much more difficult in recent years, but not impossible.
When couples divorce, super is often overlooked in favour of more readily accessible assets. While that’s understandable, ignoring super can result in serious financial disadvantage in the long term. Get the lowdown on what happens to super in the event of a relationship breakdown.
On 1 July 2017, the transfer balance cap was introduced for Australians in retirement. Find out how it works and whether it impacts you.
Super for Aussie workers has come a long way in the last 150 years. We look at the highs and lows of super since it was first put in place to see if it still stacks up.
The Morrison Government confronts a big agenda when it comes to retirement incomes. They need to implement the superannuation recommendations of the Hayne Royal Commission and respond to the Productivity Commission inquiry into superannuation costs.