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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.

Grey area for defined benefits

While defined benefit pensioners now know precisely how the Australian Tax Office will value their pension in applying the new $1.6 million superannuation cap tax changes, the valuations...

Daryl Dixon, 23 July 2017, The Canberra Times

Time to review salary sacrifice

The cutback in the annual tax deductible superannuation contribution to $25,000 has reduced the potential tax savings from making voluntary super contributions for many taxpayers....

Daryl Dixon, 16 July 2017, The Canberra Times

Opportunity to play super catch-up is now curtailed

The major super changes legislated in 2016 are now in force, requiring many current and future retirees to review their strategies.

The ability to grow superannuation balances...

Daryl Dixon, 9 July 2017, The Canberra Times

Interest-only loans still have appeal

Regulatory changes by APRA and the introduction of the bank levy have added to the pressures on the banking system from an overheated property market and a slowing economy.

The...

Daryl Dixon, 4 July 2017, The Canberra Times

Sting in the super changes for lower paid public servants

Top marks to the Canberra public servant for highlighting the point that many lower income public servants and defence employees are disadvantaged by their employer's superannuation...

Daryl Dixon, 23 June 2017, The Canberra Times

The trap for high income earners

While all attention is focused on the introduction of the $1.6 million pension and non-concessional contribution cap, the reduction in the annual concessional cap to $25,000 will create...

Daryl Dixon, 19 June 2017, The Canberra Times

End of financial year tips, with 30 June 2017 just around the corner

Join Dixon Advisory’s experts Nerida Cole and Ishara Rupasinghe, as they take callers’ questions, and discuss end of financial year tips for those affected by the 1 July 2017...

Nerida Cole, 13 June 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Lower fees benefit of index funds

For a combination of reasons including low ongoing fees and easy access to a diversified share portfolio, index-following managed and exchange traded funds have become increasingly...

Daryl Dixon, 11 June 2017, 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 13 June 2017
  • Tuesday 1 August 2017
  • Tuesday 26 September 2017
  • Tuesday 7 November 2017
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017

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