ONE of the greatest challenges facing new retirees is how best to manage their long-awaited superannuation funds to provide a comfortable living while ensuring the money lasts for as long as is needed.
WHILE most Australians will be unaffected by changes to superannuation which come into affect on July 1, those who are affected will be beating a path to their financial advisers’ doors to look for ways to cushion any negative effects on their long-term retirement funds.
MORE than one in three older Australians feel they don't have enough money set aside for retirement and over three-quarters have never received professional financial planning advice.
AUSTRALIA’S tax system has become skewed towards a growing and apparently untouchable group of "taxed nots": older Australians who pay about $1 billion a year less tax than younger ones with identical incomes, according to a Grattan Institute report.
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INCREASING the superannuation contribution rate and the retirement age will be important to help ensure the ongoing sustainability of Australia's superannuation scheme.
THE LATEST bid for a share of New South Wales electricity distributor Ausgrid from two big Australian superannuation funds is part of a wider investing trend where infrastructure is the new black.
WHAT are the postcodes around Australia where residents have the highest amount of lost superannuation? Latest figures from the Australian Tax Office reveal that $11.7 billion is sitting in lost super accounts, and the ATO is encouraging people to reconnect with their super using its online services.
WE ALL do our spring cleaning, but have you ever thought to dust off your finances. According to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), spring is the perfect time for a review.