Superannuation

Making the most of the super changes

Recent speculation about possible amendments to the budget super changes, including special treatment for inheritances and divorce settlements, are unlikely to solve the government's... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 31 July 2016, The Canberra Times

New super arrangements for defence personnel

Eleven years after the decision to close off entry to the public service PSS defined benefit pension fund, the government has stopped entry to the MSBS pension fund. From July 1, new... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 21 July 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

New playing field for investment

With the election outcome settled, investors can plan ahead with greater certainty, at least until the next election. For younger and even middle-aged taxpayers, accumulating large amounts... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 17 July 2016, The Canberra Times

Impact of proposed super changes post-election

Listen to Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole on Tony Delroy’s ABC radio program, Nightlife as they discuss how proposed changes to superannuation may play out with the re-election of a... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 12 July 2016, ABC Nightlife Radio

Super more unsettled than ever

Instead of clarifying the likely future rules governing new super investment, the 2016 federal election has created massive uncertainty, especially for older Australians wanting to build... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 10 July 2016, The Canberra Times

Superannuation strategies for 2017

Investors have one year to restructure their superannuation strategies before the harsher taxation regime applies from July 1, 2017. The crucial issue for most taxpayers is whether the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 25 June 2016, The Age

Flexibility key under new rules

The major changes to superannuation contribution rules set to start on July 1, 2017, dramatically reduce the value of generous employer super schemes to middle-and higher-income members... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 19 June 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

Superannuation changes ahead for defined benefit members

While the fate of the budget's superannuation changes remains unclear, defined benefit fund members face the prospect of major changes to taxation conditions from July 1, 2017. Two... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 2 June 2016, The Age

Tactics to reduce tax bill

While higher income taxpayers don't know whether the budget proposal to lower tax bills on those earning $80,000 or more annually will be legislated, claiming tax deductions this year could result in larger tax savings.Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 May 2016, The Canberra Times

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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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