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. For... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 11 February 2018, Canberra Times

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 change... Read more

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... Read more

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 had... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 13 November 2017, The Canberra Times

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 pressure,... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 October 2017, The Canberra Times

What are key areas to consider when selecting a super fund?

Join Dixon Advisory experts Ishara Rupasinghe and Mimi Gomez as they take callers’ questions and give tips about key areas to consider when selecting a super fund. They discuss what... Read more

Ishara Rupasinghe, 27 September 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Opt-in life insurance welcomed

Responding to concerns that compulsory life and disability group insurance coverage eats away small superannuation balances, the largest industry super fund AustralianSuper has introduced... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 25 September 2017

Investors facing volatile market with CommBank woes and North Korea crisis

Super funds and private investors now face the prospect of increasingly volatile markets because of the heightened tensions between North Korea and the US and also because of the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 18 August 2017, The Canberra Times

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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.