Superannuation

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

Downsizing proposals for retirees simple and sensible

Treasury draft consultation papers on super legislation changes rarely provide pleasant reading for those affected by the changes. However, the clarity and sensible provisions of the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 6 August 2017, The Canberra Times

Is superannuation still attractive?

Join Dixon Advisory experts Nerida Cole and Ishara Rupasinghe as they take callers’ questions, and discuss why super can still be incredibly tax effective, even after the rule changes... Read more

Nerida Cole, 1 August 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2019

Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2019 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm to 11.00pm on the following dates to hear Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 2 March 2019
  • Tuesday 9 April 2019 

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