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Daryl Dixon and Dixon Advisory employees regularly write articles on self managed super funds (SMSFs) and financial issues for a number of publications including The Canberra Times, The Sun-Herald, The Australian Financial Review and Financial Review Smart Investor. We will continually update these articles here for you to read.

Retiring soon? Pension and super changes

The government’s biggest reforms to super in 10 years have started to take effect with the roll out of significant changes to the age pension on 1 January. Join Dixon Advisory...

Nerida Cole, 20 January 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Get smart about superannuation

In this edition of ABC’s Nightlife Radio Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole speak to Philip Clark about how investment returns have shifted in Q4 2016 and what may be in store for 2017....

Daryl Dixon, 9 January 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

The outlook for the Australian economy and investors in 2017

Despite historic low interest rates, super funds and investors generally have fared well in 2016. Returns from Australian shares and property have been good, the US share market is at...

Daryl Dixon, 9 December 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

New super regime is finally here

The parliamentary approval of the new super arrangements allows all affected super fund members to review and, if necessary, change existing strategies to comply with the new rules....

Daryl Dixon, 4 December 2016, The Canberra Times

Bonds lose lustre as rates rise

With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalling that US official rates could soon rise, now's the time to review the merits of bond and other fixed interest fund investments....

Daryl Dixon, 27 November 2016, The Canberra Times

Trump win could lift interest rates

World sharemarkets have responded positively to the Trump election victory which, if sustained, is excellent news for balanced and growth super fund investors.

The expectation of...

Daryl Dixon, 20 November 2016, The Canberra Times

Should you top up your nest egg?

Although the relevant legislation is yet to be passed by the Senate, it's likely super fund members will be able to contribute up to $180,000 (age 65 to 74) or $540,000 (under 65)...

Daryl Dixon, 14 November 2016, The Canberra Times

Low level investment returns bite

Funding a comfortable retirement has always been a challenge for many Australians, but falling and volatile investment returns and increasing longevity are now making it even more...

Daryl Dixon, 6 November 2016, The Canberra Times

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm on the following dates to hear Daryl and Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 17 January 2017
  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
  • Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Tuesday 13 June 2017
  • Tuesday 25 July 2017
  • Tuesday 12 September 2017
  • Tuesday 24 October 2017
  • Tuesday 5 December 2017

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