Exerting control is a power sought at various stages of life. For most, this is treated respectfully, but some take it and mess it up badly.
The difference between having a good or bad super fund could cost you tens of thousands. See the list of the top 10 worst funds compared to the best and why Aussies are making the switch.
Rio Tinto’s decision to sack three top executives after the Juukan Gorge disaster show how our biggest super funds are drawing a corporate ethics line in the sand.
Nearly 400,000 Australians who have been short-changed in their superannuation payments are set to be handed back $588 million.
Sophie Elsworth, Personal finance writer
Australians flocked to access their superannuation during the first wave of COVID-19, but the ATO is now set to bring in harsh measures to hunt down those who flouted the rules.
Australians are paying more in superannuation fees every year than we are collectively spending “on power bills”, in a gouge that affects mum and dad investors. See how it affects you.
Sophie Elsworth and Anthony Keane
Reading fine print isn’t exhilarating, but understanding exactly how money is invested is vital for your financial well-being.
Former PM Paul Keating, the architect of the super system blasted a ‘miserable little backbench group’ pushing a ‘bitchy policy’ to unpick plans for a rise.
Millions of Australians have rushed to access their superannuation early under the government’s controversial scheme. These are the people most likely to be dipping into their retirement savings.
Australians accessing superannuation during the coronavirus pandemic have been warned of the potential dire long-term effects of the early access scheme, but there are ways to stay on top.
The Australian Taxation Office is investigating people who have incorrectly withdrawn up to $20,000 of their retirement savings under the Federal Government’s early access to super scheme.
Australia’s biggest superannuation fund is warning those thinking of reshuffling their portfolio that cash is not always king in a crisis.
Billions of dollars in unpaid super could soon be arriving in the accounts of hardworking Australians as businesses are forced to cough up payments.
Australians taking a second bite of their retirement savings are dominating the superannuation early release scheme amid rising concerns the COVID-19 measure is being rorted.
BRUCE BRAMMALL: Since 2013, the costs of providing financial advice have risen exponentially. And there’s only one reason for it.
Setting up your portfolio with a big core of relatively dull investments and allocating bits of your money to interesting stuff is a legitimate way to pursue your dream of beating the market.
Cash-strapped Australians wanting to access their superannuation early have been given an extra lifeline. Here’s what’s changed.
Australian equity fund managers beat the broader market last financial year, but hardly outperformed.
Australians have raced to get their hands on their retirement savings, and the rush highlights why the superannuation guarantee rate hike needs to be stopped, writes Sophie Elsworth.
An across-the-board increase in compulsory contributions will benefit higher income earners disproportionately and will be a taxpayer-subsidised widening of the wealth gap.
The amount of superannuation withdrawn under the Federal Government’s early access scheme has already exceeded forecasts with another 10 weeks left for people to access their money.
The COVID-19 super early-release scheme and the newly extended home loan repayment holiday will be really helpful with a combination of good fortune and good management. Here’s why ...
Australia’s second-largest pension fund aims to almost halve carbon emissions across its investments within a decade as it joins global peers in mitigating the risks of climate change.
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