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Ishara Rupasinghe on new financial year tips – ABC South East NSW

When it comes to tax time, it can be tricky to know what you might or might not be eligible for and there’s some pretty strict rules around what you can and cannot claim. Join Dixon... Read more

Ishara Rupasinghe, 2 August 2018, ABC South East NSW

Life is set to get tough for self-funded retirees

Reader feedback on the new age pension test has highlighted just how tough life for self-funded retirees with financial assets will be after January 1, 2017. They will be struggling to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 30 October 2016, The Canberra Times

Inequities loom in DB pensions

In stark contrast to the generous treatment of higher-income contributing defined benefit fund members, the draft legislation contains tough and in some cases unrealistic valuations of the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 9 October 2016, The Canberra Times

Compromise on super is fair, logical

Top marks to the government for dumping the deeply flawed proposal to introduce a backdated lifetime $500,000 non-concessional contributions cap in response to pressure from passionate self... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 25 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Other ways to build a nest egg

Whatever the outcome of the election, one thing's certain: funding a comfortable retirement is about to become more difficult and in many cases necessitate a change of plans. By... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 12 June 2016, The Canberra Times

Budget could spoil appeal of super

Well before the Productivity Commission reports on the efficiency of the superannuation regime, Tuesday's federal budget may well irrevocably damage its attractions as a retirement... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 1 May 2016, The Canberra Times

How budget might affect your super

With just over a month before the pre-election early budget clarifies the government's policy intentions, there's still time to implement decisions which could help reduce the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 March 2016, The Canberra Times

Unsettling prospect for super

Whichever party wins this year's election, one thing's already certain: there will be major changes to superannuation, including future taxation arrangements. Even more unsettling... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 13 March 2016, The Canberra Times

Gender gap in super still an issue

There's a long history of discrimination against women in Australian superannuation . While the advent of compulsory super and improved unsupported contribution arrangements have helped... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 6 March 2016, The Canberra Times

Drawbacks to compulsory super

Last week's speculation that the federal government was planning to freeze the compulsory super contribution permanently at 9.5 per cent of salary was just that – speculation... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 12 February 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2020

Nerida Cole and Ishara Rupasinghe will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2020 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program to hear Nerida and Ishara discuss the latest topics in personal finance, super and the economy.