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Common sense finally prevails! Many people made it known to Coalition party members around the country that the superannuation proposals in the Budget were complete and utter nonsense and needed to be radically changed. It took a long time for the Treasurer (MContinue Reading...

$59,236 per year for a couple, $43,184 for a single retiree Once we retire, we have a fundamental problem – how do we go about providing our income needs? The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) calculates that, for those aged around 65 yContinue Reading...

As the 2015-2016 financial year draws to a close, there are a few very important tasks self-managed super funds (SMSFs) members and trustees need to take care of. Make your contributions on time Review your investment strategy Check you comply with in-house asContinue Reading...

Introduction Last night the Federal Government handed down the Budget for the 2016-17 year that includes some of the biggest changes to the superannuation system since 1 July 2007. Some of the major announcements include: • changes to contributions caps, incContinue Reading...

The Federal Government’s proposed budget changes to Centrelink Age Pensions has led many financial experts to argue that individuals would be far better off renovating their homes, buying fancy cars, or blowing cash on an overseas holiday than saving hard foContinue Reading...

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