Superannuation

Hazards of downsizing in retirement

From July 1 this year, Australians aged 65 or more will be able to deposit up to $300,000 of the proceeds from selling the family home owned for 10 years or longer into superannuation....

Daryl Dixon, 25 February 2018, The Canberra Times

What does the recent market volatility mean for your super and investments?

US and overseas share markets have been in a spin over the last few weeks. With so much volatility it can be trickier to navigate investments markets. Join Dixon Advisory’s experts...

Nerida Cole, 14 February 2018, ABC Radio Nightlife

Don't jail employers for unpaid super

Twenty years on, the government has finally taken the non-payment of compulsory superannuation seriously, including by the possibility of prison sentences for serious offenders. How...

Daryl Dixon, 11 February 2018, Canberra Times

Ishara Rupasinghe on consumer confidence, the unemployment rate and the Australian property market

How is consumer confidence impacting the retail sector? Does the latest unemployment data indicate when wages may rise? Are we seeing more first home buyers get a foothold in the...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 22 January 2018, ABC Weekend Breakfast

The reforms that make the super system stronger and simpler

Despite continuing concerns about the impact of the new super rules, developing and implementing superannuation savings strategies have been greatly simplified. The most significant...

Daryl Dixon, 23 November 2017, The Canberra Times

Pay down debt or boost super? Which is better?

What should you do with extra savings – use it to pay down your mortgage or top up your super? Join Dixon Advisory experts Ishara Rupasinghe and Mimi Gomez as they take callers...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 15 November 2017, ABC Radio Nightlife

Vested interests can push defined benefit members to take a lump sum

It comes as no surprise that several readers of last week's article on the attractions of defined benefit indexed pensions commented that their super fund administrator or adviser...

Daryl Dixon, 13 November 2017, The Canberra Times

Ishara Rupasinghe on the US economy, Australian property prices and latest retail sector figures

What could the appointment of a new Federal Reserve Chair mean for the US economy and how might it impact Australia? With signs Australian property prices are cooling on the east coast,...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 6 November 2017, ABC Weekend Breakfast

Sharemarket growth great for retirees

Despite continuing concerns about a possible conflict with North Korea and the ability of Australia's leading bank shares to maintain profitability under increased regulatory...

Daryl Dixon, 29 October 2017, The Canberra Times

Ishara Rupasinghe on interest rates, super fund returns and geopolitical risks

The RBA is keeping interest rates on hold, but how long can we expect it to stay this way? With super funds releasing annual statements, what are some considerations for pre-retirees?...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 9 October 2017, ABC Weekend Breakfast

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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 19 December 2017

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