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Daryl Dixon

Executive chairman of Dixon Advisory

Dealing with a market correction

Dealing with a market correction

Is the latest share market correction an indicator of worse times ahead or just a temporary set-back?

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When it comes to unpaid super, let the punishment fit the crime

When it comes to unpaid super, let the punishment fit the crime

Jailing employers who don't meet their compulsory super obligations will do little to improve overall superannuation coverage in the general population.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Weed your share portfolio while the good times roll

Weed your share portfolio while the good times roll

The outlook for share investors is positive with a strong possibility that the Australian market could reach the record highs of 10 years ago.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Prepare for changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax

Prepare for changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax

Changes to both negative gearing and capital gains tax arrangements are now much more likely.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Consider higher capital gains tax before you invest

Consider higher capital gains tax before you invest

While attention is currently focused on the possible impact of negative gearing tax changes on property prices, investors also need to consider the impact of higher capital gains tax bills on future investment decisions for all asset classes.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Insurance bonds are not all they're cracked up to be

Insurance bonds are not all they're cracked up to be

A huge industry encourages people to invest in managed products that may or may not be best suited to ensuring their financial future.

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Capital gains tax is the drawback of insurance bonds

Capital gains tax is the drawback of insurance bonds

​How attractive are friendly society and life insurance bond investments for investors unable or not wanting to add to their super balances?

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The reforms that make the super system stronger and simpler

The reforms that make the super system stronger and simpler

Despite continuing concerns about the impact of the new super rules, developing and implementing superannuation savings strategies have been greatly simplified.

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Why interest rates will be lower for longer

Why interest rates will be lower for longer

Continuing low inflation and a softening property market will ensure that even with likely rate increases overseas, Australian rates will remain low for longer.

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Vested interests can push defined benefit members to take a lump sum

Vested interests can push defined benefit members to take a lump sum

Given the generosity of most defined benefit pension funds, there are benefits for employers when members cash out their entitlements.

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Defined benefit members should take the income stream not the lump sum

Defined benefit members should take the income stream not the lump sum

Members of defined benefit funds can be sure they'll receive the lifelong benefits promised.

  • by Daryl Dixon