Self Managed Superannuation Fund
Bianca Hartge-Hazelman For my third maternity leave, I've pledged to pay myself enough super to match every dollar I spend on nappies.
Daryl Dixon Make sure you check out the changes before taking any action.
Noel Whittaker Any change in the superannuation rules feeds into the general public distrust of super, but it's important to look at the facts objectively.
John Collett Usually, the best thing to do when doomsayers start to make a lot of noise is to sit tight.
John Collett Most of those with DIY super funds don't track the performance of their funds against any conventional published benchmark or returns objectives.
Clancy Yeates Despite growing wealth inequality, younger households should have much more in retirement savings than their parents.
Daryl Dixon With law changes looming, this year may be the last opportunity for some to boost their nest egg by making extra contributions into their super fund.
Noel Whittaker Just before the last election I was bombarded with emails that readers had received from the Mature Australia Party.
Marcus Padley There are two types of people: those who have opened an SMSF and the rest.
John Collett The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has turned a blind eye to financial planning firms calling themselves "independently owned" when they don't meet the rules of independence.
John Collett With the excitement of your first job, don't forget your super entitlements.
John Collett More people are accessing their super to pay for stomach surgery to control their weight as awareness grows that retirement savings can be used to pay for medical treatments.
John Collett Commissions are still with us when it comes to life insurance.
Noel Whittaker Superannuation is a tool, which when used properly is highly effective. But like all investment strategies it has a cost.
Daryl Dixon Superannuation fund investors will be hoping that the Treasurer delivers on this week's promise to present the super change legislation in parliament by the end of 2016.
John Collett Women's lack of appetite for investment risk is one of the factors that is leaving them worse off than men in retirement.
Annika Bradley Anyone can manage their own super fund and do a dismal job, safe in the knowledge that in a worst-case scenario they have the age pension as a backstop.
John Collett Industry Super Australia is alleging banks' front-line staff are spruiking the benefits of the banks' own super funds to their customers in a way that may be side-stepping financial advice laws.
Daryl Dixon The draft legislation contains tough and in some cases unrealistic valuations of the non-commutable defined benefit pensions received by retirees.
John Collett Super fund members have a right to know what their funds are doing with their money.