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Funds have been peddling the Great Super Lie
Opinion
Opinion

Funds have been peddling the Great Super Lie

A new report challenges the estimates of how much you will need to retire comfortably.

  • by Ross Gittins

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Sharemarkets' turmoil plays on investors' nerves
Shares

Sharemarkets' turmoil plays on investors' nerves

Investors and super fund members are right to be rattled by the volatility on sharemarkets.

  • by John Collett
Axe super guarantee increase to boost wages: new report

Axe super guarantee increase to boost wages: new report

Plans to increase the Super Guarantee from 9.5 percent to 12 per cent will hurt wages growth and deliver the biggest benefits to high income earners, a report has found.

  • by Jessica Irvine
'Retire early' fantasy: the biggest problem with the FIRE movement
Opinion
Pension

'Retire early' fantasy: the biggest problem with the FIRE movement

Setting out to retire by the age of 35 has more than a few problems. This one is hard to ignore.

  • by Jared Dillian
Red October wipes out superannuation gains
Opinion
Opinion

Red October wipes out superannuation gains

With the local stock market falling by about 8 per cent since August, it’s very likely that your nest egg has decreased in value. Should you be worried?

  • by Olivia Maragna
How can we help our children save for a home?
Q&A
Property market

How can we help our children save for a home?

Personal finance expert George Cochrane answers your questions.

  • by George Cochrane
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One worker raised the alarm, and now AFP faces a $22m bill for super

One worker raised the alarm, and now AFP faces a $22m bill for super

It appears the AFP has been inadvertently underpaying superannuation, and the bungle could impact up to 3700 employees.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Industry super funds burn cash as New Daily website revenues collapse
Superannuation

Industry super funds burn cash as New Daily website revenues collapse

The online publication owned by some of the country's largest superannuation funds has been hit by a revenue collapse, reporting a loss of nearly $3 million.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Jennifer Duke
Ask Noel: will I be eligible for the government's reverse mortgage?
Q&A
Superannuation

Ask Noel: will I be eligible for the government's reverse mortgage?

Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker answers your questions.

  • by Noel Whittaker
'I want them to regulate': Assistant Treasurer wants watchdog to step up
APRA

'I want them to regulate': Assistant Treasurer wants watchdog to step up

Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert also flagged the government's lack of support for a third financial regulator to oversee conduct in the superannuation sector.

  • by Sarah Danckert
How can I help my grandkids with money?
Q&A
Pension

How can I help my grandkids with money?

Personal finance expert George Cochrane answers your questions.

  • by George Cochrane