This article broadly explains how superannuation is taxed, including when you make contributions, as your super grows, and when you access your super.
However well you think you understand superannuation, it always pays to refresh yourself on the basics.
Superannuation is a long-term investment but that doesn’t mean you can afford to put off thinking about it indefinitely.
Just because we may be compelled to have superannuation, is no reason to leave it to its fate. In fact, playing a role in how your super is invested is one of the key ways we can influence its outcome. Here we break down the key concepts to help you gain confidence with the investing side of super.
Learn how you can easily find your lost or unclaimed super and transfer it to another super account.
It’s a rare person who doesn’t want to improve their financial situation, but cost is often a barrier to seeking advice. Yet free advice does exist if you know where to look.
Tracey Spicer talks to Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology about recent and upcoming superannuation changes including the early release of super scheme, the proposed rise to the superannuation guarantee, what can be done to improve super outcomes for women and the outstanding recommendations from the Royal Commission.
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.
Tracey Spicer talks to Eva Scheerlinck, CEO of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, about how COVID-19 has impacted super member behaviour and what we can learn from previous financial crises.
Ross Clare from ASFA talks to Tracey Spicer about how the pandemic has impacted superannuation and the broader economy.
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.
Alongside growing concerns over a possible resurgence of the coronavirus during winter, the pandemic is now creating even more victims as cybercriminals aim to capitalise on the economic upheaval.
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.
Is your super fund a star performer or a lemon? Follow our 6-step guide to assess if your super fund is right for you.
Besides being a great way to save for retirement, Australia’s super system offers some valuable – but little-known – benefits for super fund members. Here’s our list of the top 10 super benefits and how they can help improve your financial situation.