Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Women and super.
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When it comes to super, it’s still a man’s world. That means it’s up to women to even the score. We show you how.
However well you think you understand superannuation, it always pays to refresh yourself on the basics.
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.
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.
Tracey Spicer talks to Natasha Janssens about some of the challenges that women face in building their super, and what to think about if you’re considering taking out some of your super due to COVID-19.
Topping up your spouse’s super account can be an easy way to build the nest egg you have to share during your retirement. Here are two easy ways to boost your spouse’s super balance.
Finding extra dollars to put into your super account can be difficult, so receiving a $500 payment from the government can be a welcome boost for your retirement savings.
The decision about when to retire is rarely made overnight. It’s a major life event and deserves careful thought and planning. Finances play a big part, but so do your health, your partner’s circumstances and whether you still enjoy your work or are itching to leave.
The amount of super YOU need to retire will depend on your personal circumstances, financial resources both inside and outside super and your lifestyle. So before you set an arbitrary super target, block out the fearmongers and think about the big picture.
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.
Life expectancy is a complex topic, so we’ve put together a straightforward guide to help explain the key concepts – enabling you to plan your retirement with a bit more confidence.
If meeting your retirement expenses is proving difficult, reverse mortgages are available to people aged 60 and over. We take a look at some of the benefits and drawbacks of this complex financial product.
Despite concerns that life insurance premiums inside superannuation are set to rise as a result of new legislation making insurance opt-in for members under 25, inactive accounts and balances below $6,000, there is little sign of this happening.
Paying too much for Income Protection insurance inside your super fund can cost you dearly, eating into your retirement savings without necessarily improving your cover.
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.