Superannuation access for retirees goes under spotlight

6 December

Australians are being asked to have their say on the superannuation and retirement income system, as the federal government considers ways to reform the compulsory savings regime. Treasurer Jim Chalmers has released a discussion paper and is seeking...[Read More]

Super guarantee contributions due by 28 July

12 July

Remember, super guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees are due by 28 July. Follow Ricky’s story below to learn more about your obligations as an employer. Ricky operates a florist where he hires multiple employees to help manage...[Read More]

Payment change set to boost superannuation by thousands

3 May

Australian workers are set to retire with thousands more in their superannuation accounts thanks to more frequent payments from employers. From July 1, 2026, employers will need to pay super at the same time as wages and salary. The changes will...[Read More]

Accessing your super early may be illegal

19 April

Super funds have an important role to play in maintaining the integrity of the superannuation system by ensuring benefits are not released where the member has not met a condition of release. This includes where a member has requested a rollover to...[Read More]

VIDEO: Craig discusses investing ethically within your super

4 April

In this video, Craig discusses how to add an ethical approach to your investments within your superannuation.

Women underpaid $1.3 billion in super over a year

29 March

Australian women were underpaid $1.3 billion in superannuation over 12 months thanks to a little-known law from the 1990s. About one in five women did not receive the full amount of superannuation owed to them in the 2019-2020 financial year,...[Read More]

Super gender gap costing women thousands each year

8 March

Working mums will lose thousands of dollars in retirement savings every year the federal government resists paying super on parental leave, new modelling shows. The analysis by industry fund Hesta and Laneway Analytics estimates women have already...[Read More]

Carry-forward unused concessional contributions

31 October

I have discussed this topic in one of my own videos but thought I'd share an alternative video by Colonial First State. It explains the carry-forward unused concessional contributions strategy, or more simply put, ‘catch up concessional...[Read More]

VIDEO: Reduce tax and boost super via Spouse and Government Co-Contributions

6 June

With the end of the financial year nearly upon us, there is potential to reduce your tax and build your super. This video explores Spouse contributions and the Government Co-Contribution as a potential end of financial year strategy to grow your...[Read More]