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.
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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.
Self-managed super funds are still growing both in number and in assets. Yet, despite the popularity, the average trustee of an SMSF has only a vague understanding of the difference between those funds and public offer funds, which include retail funds and industry funds. Here, Noel Whittaker clarifies the differences.
If you have an issue with your super fund, there are steps you can take that will lead to the best chance of resolution.