The third most popular new year’s resolution is usually about getting the finances in order, and your super fund can provide free basic financial advice.
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years, beginning at the Australian Financial Review before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She edited ASFA’s Superfunds magazine and wrote the best-selling Women and Money.
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The government assures us that the age pension will always be around, but it’s becoming harder and harder to qualify.
Aussies are facing a retirement shortfall, with new research showing self-managed super retirees need $122,000 more to retire comfortably than a year ago.
Testamentary trusts can be the answer for parents who want to leave an inheritance that will be protected from divorce, gambling or addiction.
A growing number of grandparents are up for the costs of being a parent all over again, with childcare, school fees, and technology, at a time they can least afford it.
There has been plenty of speculation about a grocery price war, with Amazon on the horizon, but don’t hold your breath.
When did you last check on the financial package that protects you in case of sickness or an accident? You could be in for a nasty surprise if you need to claim on an insurance policy, because the terms have significantly changed in the past few years, along with the premiums.
Bonus cash payments are the latest feature of a growing number of superannuation funds. The highest reward is $11,250 paid by BUSSQ, a Queensland based not-for-profit industry fund for building and construction workers. How can you qualify for one?