Superannuation

Caps plan hits super savers

With a slowing economy and senate obstructing government expenditure reduction measures, Deloitte's forecast of budget deficit blowouts is no surprise. A critical detail, however, is falling superannuation tax collections, despite the recovery of asset prices and values after the global financial crisis.

7 December 2015, The Canberra Times

Push your savings up one or two gears

Given the ongoing uncertainty about the future tax treatment of superannuation, investing in the family home and gearing investments now offer more certain benefits, especially to younger taxpayers

Daryl Dixon, 30 November 2015, The Canberra Times

How to make sure you retire with plenty in your Superannuation

Listen to Dixon Advisory’s superannuation advisors Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole speaking with broadcaster Tony Delroy on his ABC Radio program, Nightlife.

Daryl Dixon, 4 November 2015, ABC Nightlife Radio

DIY super issue not relevant

The government has been criticised for rejecting the Murray inquiry's recommendation to prevent self-managed superannuation funds from borrowing to buy property. But the concern is misplaced, because there's so little of it. Banning it would solve a problem that doesn't exist. That's because it's not a good investment strategy, at least for residential property

Daryl Dixon, 2 November 2015, The Canberra Times

Shifting jobs? The five things you need to consider

Changes to the traditional career path are opening up exciting opportunities for public servants to develop new skills and work experiences. But don’t forget your longer-term plans...

Nerida Cole, 30 October 2015, The Mandarin

The case for joint super is strong

Given our banking system has operated joint accounts very efficiently for many years, superannuation industry criticism of the proposals to introduce joint...

Daryl Dixon, 19 October 2015, The Canberra Times

Don’t set-and-forget super: what you need to know

Super is a large and important part of the remuneration of any public servant. But in the changing workplace, it’s no longer a set-and-forget investment. Your super may need...

Nerida Cole, 15 October 2015, The Mandarin

Super check: diverse careers require flexible funds

Career paths in the public sector are changing significantly as the traditional demarcation lines between government and private sector have blurred.  Modern public servants could...

Nerida Cole, 8 October 2015, The Mandarin

Look for solutions to pension puzzle

Millions of present and future retirees would be big winners if the newborn government's mantra of "work, save, invest" included a rethink of the 2017 age pension asset...

Daryl Dixon, 6 October 2015, The Canberra Times

Pension policy hits renters

CEDA's proposal to allow first-home buyers to access their superannuation has been harshly criticised by the self-serving superannuation industry. CEDA's report emphasises the...

Daryl Dixon, 15 September 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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