Tag Archives: Superannuation

Basics about Super – Choice of Super Fund for your staff – Know what to do

Employers should be aware that employees who are eligible for super, in many cases are also eligible to choose the super fund you pay into for them. But if they aren’t eligible to choose or don’t make a choice, you … Continue reading

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NEWS – TRIS – Transition to retirement (or TTR) now seen as a short-term strategy

Darin Tyson-Chan at smsmagazine.com.au reports on advice by Grant Abbott who said a Transition to retirement income stream (TRIS) or Transition to Retirement (TTR) is now seen as a short term strategy with recent changes in the last 12 months. … Continue reading

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Basics about Super – 5 more things to know about Superannuation in Australia

Here are five more basics about the Australian Super system. (For the first 5 Basics 1-5 see last month HERE) 6. Investment Choices – While the big major super funds allow you to choose the level of risk that you want … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Nicole was preparing the last few years of working her business and preparing for retirement

Nicole had raised her children on her own since separating years ago from an unhealthy marriage. (There are 5 easy steps to planning anything – start where you are at, decide what lifestyle you want to have, what that lifestyle … Continue reading

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Basics Superannuation – Basics 1-5 to know about super in Australia

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) – All Employers must pay at least the value of 9.5% of your wages/salary (not FROM your pay, but another expense of the employer) to your member account in a super fund (including a self-managed super fund). … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – How to buy property with super fund – the steps for SMSF Property purchasing

The legislation for Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) allows for borrowing to acquire properties when specific criteria are met. There are 2 main ways self managed super funds are buying property: Outright – If there is enough money to cover the … Continue reading

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NEWS – Is your SMSF worse off due to poor advice?

ASIC has found that 10% of SMSF set up advice is likely to leave people significantly worse off, with 91% of SMSF set up advice files not complying with the law. The regulator reviewed 250 client files randomly selected from … Continue reading

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