When a family experiences financial difficulty due to loss of income when an immediate family member becomes seriously injured or ill, it’s an extra stress at an already difficult, busy and emotional time. This is why appropriate insurance cover is a key consideration in any financial plan.
In unprecedented times, market volatility and the news headlines that follow can often be a cause of concern for members – particularly when it comes to superannuation.
The 2020 Budget is all about jobs, jobs and spending to make more jobs. We already have JobSeeker and JobKeeper, and now we have JobMaker and JobTrainer.
If you are over 55 (and have reached your preservation age) the Australian Government has made it possible for you to access your super as a non-commutable income stream while you are still working. Read how.
In recent weeks, investment markets around the world have continued to experience significant volatility as investors try to assess the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – an event that no-one anticipated for 2020. How much of your super is invested in shares is important.
Small Business Superannuation Clearing House users – want to claim a deduction for super contributions? Your super payments must be accepted by 23 June 2020.
To help you gain a better understanding of the government stimulus measures that you may be able to access, we have summarised the key developments as they stand so far.
Read how being actively involved in how and where your super is invested, could make a real difference to your retirement savings over the long-term.
Whether you are a saver or investor could make a major difference to your lifestyle in the long run. To determine if you are a saver or investor we look at the characteristics of each.
Did you know that superannuation fund members under the age of 25 and members with balances below $6,000 risk losing their insurance cover unless they actively opt in to retain their cover?