Superannuation

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...

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...

Daryl Dixon, 6 March 2016, The Canberra Times

Capital-gain move could hit hard

The ongoing tax reform debate has created new difficulties for making medium-and long-term investment decisions. If elected this year, Labor will from July 1, 2017, limit access to...

Daryl Dixon, 21 February 2016, The Canberra Times

Drawbacks to compulsory super

Last week's speculation that the federal government was planning to freeze the compulsory super...

Daryl Dixon, 12 February 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

Daryl Dixon talks superannuation on ABC Canberra

Here is another chance to catch Daryl Dixon in conversation with 666 ABC Canberra Breakfast program host, Phillip Clark, discussing proposed changes to superannuation contributions which...

Daryl Dixon, 3 February 2016, 666 ABC Canberra

The case for voluntary payments

As highlighted last week, defined benefit super fund members can get substantial benefits from making voluntary super contributions. The situation is different for other super fund...

Daryl Dixon, 1 February 2016, The Canberra Times

Bigger contributions are a win-win situation for lucky PSS members

The past month's world sharemarket falls highlight the good fortune of the federal government's defined benefit super fund members. While they may miss out on booming share and...

Daryl Dixon, 25 January 2016, The Canberra Times

Public sector super scheme members are on to a winner

Federal government employees who joined the CSS or PSS before entry was closed off in 2005 are in the box seat when funding their retirement. Public sector super scheme members are on to a winner.

Daryl Dixon, 18 January 2016, The Canberra Times

Super insurance too valuable to drop

Article written by John Wasiliev.

When younger people start working, many join large super funds such as industry funds and other public funds that offer potentially attractive...

Nerida Cole, 6 January 2016, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Down side to strategy for retirees

Even though 2015 has been a volatile and at times worrying year for investors, superannuation funds have been able to generate respectable returns well above current inflation. However, with the likelihood of continuing low interest rates and commodity prices, future prospects are more uncertain, especially now the US will be raising its official interest rates.

Daryl Dixon, 14 December 2015, 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 19 December 2017

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