Self Managed Super Fund
Penny Pryor Are you a Gen Y? Related to a Gen Y? Know a Gen Y? Have you/they never given their superannuation a first thought, let alone a second? Yes it's hard to think about retirement savings when you're in...
John Collett Six poor, post GFC-years have played havoc with balances, but with shares recovering, balanced options are bouncing back
Clancy Yeates Perhaps the biggest influence on most big superannuation funds is the sharemarket.
Robynne Quiggin While many Australians find super challenging, for those living in rural and remote areas - and especially for indigenous Australians - the difficulties are magnified.
Max Newnham The amount of control a member has over their investments in superannuation will depend on the type of super they have.
John Collett Most of us don't have enough life insurance, so it's good that large superannuation funds provide ''default'' death and total and permanent disablement insurance to their members, who otherwise may...
Alexandra Cain From July 1 SMSF trustees who break super laws will face mandatory education. So exactly what do you need to know to run a super fund?
John Collett Watchdog warns on online ads touting the tax advantages of holding property inside superannuation's low tax environment.
Max Newnham Blaming superannuation for your losses makes as much sense as blaming a car that cuts you off. The vehicle is not at fault, it's the driver.
Max Newnham Keeping an eye on what fees you are paying will help you get the most out of your retirement money.
John Collett The truth is that new tax imposts announced today will not affect most people. They can go on saving for super in the knowledge that for them, nothing has changed.
Madeleine Heffernan Funds showed their muscle this week, and they've pledged to fight tooth and nail if any government makes changes they don't like.
Potts Spot Just when it's finally come good, the rules for super just changed. Again.
John Collett Those superannuation fund members who are in lower-risk investment options have missed the early part of what could be a longer rally in shares.
Sylvia Pennington Two decades of compulsory super contributions have seen a steady rise in the average wage earner's balance – but how are Australia's significant minority of self-employed workers making out?
Alexandra Cain You can use your SMSF to collect almost anything of value – but there are strict rules about what you can do with them.
John Kavanagh Australians are moving more than $14 billion a year from their industry or employer superannuation funds into self-managed funds.
Christopher Niesche Retirement seems a long way off for the average 30-year-old, but experts says it's important to get into the savings habit early.
Sue Hoban It looks good in the brochures - but what is the reality of retirement?
Barbara Drury It might not feel like it to retirees who are in the trenches battling the ravages of the global financial crisis but Australia's retirement income system is one of the best in the world.