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Daryl Dixon and Dixon Advisory employees regularly write articles on self managed super funds (SMSFs) and financial issues for a number of publications including The Canberra Times, The Sun-Herald, The Australian Financial Review and Financial Review Smart Investor. We will continually update these articles here for you to read.

Removing the capital gains tax discount could have unintended consequences

Far from encouraging efficient use of the housing stock and improving housing affordability, proposals to increase the capital gains tax payable on the sale of investment properties...

Daryl Dixon, 7 September 2017, The Canberra Times

Benefits of getting a reverse mortgage

Many thanks to the reader who pointed out that the exemption of the family home from the age pension assets test is not the only reason for the attraction of using a reverse mortgage or...

Daryl Dixon, 3 September 2017, The Canberra Times

In this ABC Weekend Breakfast segment, Nerida discusses finance and business news

What have we seen from the August 2017 reporting season so far? How can women improve their financial outcomes in retirement? Join Dixon Advisory’s Nerida Cole as she discusses...

29 August 2017, ABC News

How the age pension distorts the housing market

Recent publicity about the possible adverse impact on pension entitlements of downsizing the family home has drawn attention to the problems that the age pension assets test creates for...

Daryl Dixon, 24 August 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...

Daryl Dixon, 18 August 2017, The Canberra Times

First home buyer saving scheme has merit

Despite industry criticism, many Australians stand to benefit from the plans to use superannuation as a savings scheme for first home buyers.

The draft legislation grants them...

Daryl Dixon, 11 August 2017, The Canberra Times

Nerida Cole, finance and business news - ABC Weekend Breakfast

What signs should we be watching for over the next few months, to see where the economy and interest rates may be heading? Join Dixon Advisory’s Nerida Cole as she discusses...

Nerida Cole, 8 August 2017, ABC News

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...

Daryl Dixon, 6 August 2017, 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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