Education

PLANNING

Getting a super education for SMSF trustees

SMSF and help.

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?

YOUR QUESTIONS

Inheritance best put towards new home

Your Questions dinkus

George Cochrane If the economy continues to grow we can only assume that so will property prices.

FOFA REFORMS

Good advice is hard to find

Business man puts mnoney on the table.

John Collett Research finds few of us can spot a rogue advisor. So why, asks John Collett, are recent reforms under threat?

ASK NOEL

The super cap is hard to shift

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Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?

YOUR QUESTIONS

How to save up for school fees

CHILDCARE.

George Cochrane What are the best ways to pay for tomorrow's private school expenses today?

Self-managed super all the rage (but make sure it's for you)

Remmeber that the control a self-managed fund offers comes with greater responsibility.

John Kavanagh Australians are moving more than $14 billion a year from their industry or employer superannuation funds into self-managed funds.

Wealthy take a hit, rest of us unscathed

retirement

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.

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Superannuation

Super industry gets out the claws, but happy with result

Generic super.

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.

STARTING YOUNG

Why Gen Y should give a damn about super

Gen Y

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...

Top position within reach

Money

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.