Working beyond 65 can be financially and socially beneficial, but when it comes to your super you need to first satisfy certain rules.
Vita Palestrant was the editor of the Money section of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She has worked on major metropolitan newspapers here and overseas and has won several prestigious journalism awards including the 2001 Citigroup Award for Excellence in Journalism, Personal Finance Category.
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Some people may look and feel wealthy but they aren’t looking at their net worth. That is when money trouble happens.
Splitting concessional super contributions with your spouse may offer tax savings as well as earlier access to retirement funds.
If your partner is planning to take time out of the work force to raise children, their super doesn’t have to suffer.
The most common reasons for winding up an SMSF are failing health, demanding compliance, divorce and a low balance that makes the SMSF too costly. So when is it time to exit your fund?
There is no shortage of employers who try to avoid paying super, so we look at the rights of contractors and part-time employees when it comes to entitlements.
If all super fund members consolidated their multiple accounts, the average Aussie account would increase by 79%.
It’s daunting moving from super’s accumulation phase to pension phase. Here’s why it’s important to check whether your existing fund still works for you.