When the government’s Retirement Income Review examined superannuation, the Age Pension and voluntary savings, home ownership had a surprisingly important role.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Government reviews of superannuation.
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A new report concludes that managing your own superannuation fund could cost less than you think.
It’s quite a challenge to succinctly summarise the 233,117 words of the Retirement Income Review, and the report itself will be dwarfed by the coverage it receives in the coming weeks, months and years.
Tracey Spicer talks to industry experts, including Stephen Koukoulas, Andrew Boal and Brendan Coates about their takes on the Retirement Income Review.
The wisdom of increasing compulsory super next July is not the only reason the Retirement Income Review was eagerly anticipated, but it certainly added fuel to the fire.
Most retired Australians are at least as well off in retirement as they were while working, but not all. The huge exception is retirees who do not own their own homes.
It would be a waste if the Friday’s mammoth Retirement Income Review was remembered only for its finding that increases in employers compulsory superannuation contributions come at the expense of wages.
The government’s much-anticipated Retirement Income Review has found that increases in employer’s compulsory superannuation contributions are financed by reductions in workers’ wage growth.
If you are a passionate collector or connoisseur, then you may be able to use that knowledge to boost your retirement savings.
Superannuation is now very much super-sized, with 187 super funds and $2.9 trillion invested. Here we list the 20 largest super funds in Australia so that you can benchmark your own fund.
As we start a new Parliament, we asked some of Australia’s top experts in superannuation and retirement planning what they think the government should be focusing on.
Now that it has done the impossible by winning the election, will the Coalition do the improbable by keeping its pre-election promises to improve the quality of financial advice?
An anti-detriment payment is an additional lump sum amount paid to the eligible dependant of a super fund member who dies (in addition to a lump sum death benefit that is paid to the dependant on the super fund member’s death).
The April 2 budget will provide about A$600 million to pursue wrongdoers and help restore trust in Australia’s financial system.
Financial advisers are supposed to act in the best interests of their clients. That’s not a vain hope or fluffy belief, it’s enshrined in law. But confidence in financial advisers has been rocked lately by a series of financial scandals and instances of serious misconduct unearthed by the Hayne Royal Commission.