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Super compliance fees: a brazen impost or welcome transparency?

Super compliance fees: a brazen impost or welcome transparency?

It doesn't matter what the fees are called but if they're too high, you'll pay the price in retirement.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

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CBA's superannuation sting is 'out-and-out gouge' says minister
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Superannuation

CBA's superannuation sting is 'out-and-out gouge' says minister

The Commonwealth Bank plans to slug superannuation and pension fund members with a fee to fund the cost of regulatory compliance.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
'I am literally poorer for it': the cost of lost super
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Superannuation

'I am literally poorer for it': the cost of lost super

About eight years ago I tried to find my lost super and merge the multiple accounts I held.

  • by Georgina Dent
Super change for high income earners
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Superannuation

Super change for high income earners

The budget proposes to allow high-income taxpayers to request employers not to force them to receive compulsory super once it hits the $25,000 annual cap.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Meet the residents living in an 'aged care micro-town'
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Aged-care

Meet the residents living in an 'aged care micro-town'

A pilot study has shown aged care doesn't have to be in a facility.

  • by Rachel Lane
Federal budget failed to dazzle women, but election campaign might
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Federal budget

Federal budget failed to dazzle women, but election campaign might

Before budget night Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said there'd be “a lot in the budget" for women. We'll have to wait until spring.

  • by Nassim Khadem
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Inside the budget measures for our long lives
Federal budget

Inside the budget measures for our long lives

This year's federal budget has a lot of positives for older Australians, particularly those using aged care.

  • by John Collett
Seal of approval for government reverse mortgage
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Retirement living

Seal of approval for government reverse mortgage

The decision to expand the Pension Loans Scheme is win-win for the government and older Australians.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Smaller super account balances protected
Analysis
Federal budget

Smaller super account balances protected

The budget contains measures to help protect those with small account balances from having the balances eaten away by fees.

  • by John Collett
Budget tipped to bring higher fees for aged care
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Aged-care

Budget tipped to bring higher fees for aged care

This year’s federal budget is tipped to bring big changes to aged care and, as a result, consumers should expect to pay more.

  • by Rachel Lane
How the federal budget can help insecure workers
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Federal budget

How the federal budget can help insecure workers

Parents of young children and workers in the 'gig economy' have plenty in common.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon