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Labor's super reforms won't go far enough
Opinion
Opinion

Labor's super reforms won't go far enough

There are more fundamental issues with the superannuation system.

  • by Linda White

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Labor’s super changes set to give Coalition a bigger win

Labor’s super changes set to give Coalition a bigger win

Labor's plans to reshape women's super are set to all but guarantee the passing the largest reforms to superannuation in a generation.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Royal commission prompts Australians to switch super funds
Banking royal commission

Royal commission prompts Australians to switch super funds

The banking royal commission is cultivating a super switching culture that could have a major impact on super fund memberships in the coming year, new research reveals.

  • by Nina Hendy
The easy way to consolidate your super
Opinion
Opinion

The easy way to consolidate your super

Increasingly myGov is the single source of truth when it comes to super.

  • by Catherine Robson
The modern horror story keeping women awake at night
Analysis
Money & relationships

The modern horror story keeping women awake at night

The possibility that they might have to rely on someone else’s money at some point in their adult life should be keeping women up at night.

  • by Alys Gagnon
Industry funds to auto-consolidate smaller accounts
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Industry funds to auto-consolidate smaller accounts

Industry funds have agreed to co-operate in a move that would save the typical member with multiple accounts $260 a year.

  • by John Collett
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The 'great inequality' of women's super

The 'great inequality' of women's super

The new Minister has said fixing it is one of his top priorities.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Dreaming of retiring in your 30s? You have a maths problem
Analysis
Retirement living

Dreaming of retiring in your 30s? You have a maths problem

Presenting this as a goal achievable to anyone prepared to live frugally and invest carefully looks like a sham. We do not quit our jobs as equals.

  • by Lionel Laurent
This is Australia's version of a death tax
Opinion
Opinion

This is Australia's version of a death tax

An estate plan should consider the way superannuation is taxed when you die.

  • by Noel Whittaker
Bank-owned super funds forced to slash fees in MySuper

Bank-owned super funds forced to slash fees in MySuper

As overall fees hit $32 billion, for-profit funds were forced to compete more on price.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Former Qantas pilots lose close to $1 million each in insurance claim
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Former Qantas pilots lose close to $1 million each in insurance claim

Two former Qantas pilots are taking legal action over what they allege was a hidden clause in their staff superannuation policies that dudded them out of lump sum payments of close to $1 million each after illness ended their careers.

  • by Anna Patty