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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.

Inequities loom in DB pensions

In stark contrast to the generous treatment of higher-income contributing defined benefit fund members, the draft legislation contains tough and in some cases unrealistic valuations...

Daryl Dixon, 9 October 2016, The Canberra Times

Compromise on super is fair, logical

Top marks to the government for dumping the deeply flawed proposal to introduce a backdated lifetime $500,000 non-concessional contributions cap in response to pressure from passionate...

Daryl Dixon, 25 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Public servants seek clarity on pensions tax

Top marks to the Public Sector Superannuation member who highlighted the lack of information about how the additional tax payable on his pension will be calculated under the budget...

Daryl Dixon, 18 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Transition to retirement pensions retain appeal

Not surprisingly, several readers with transition to retirement (TTR) superannuation pensions have asked how the budget changes will affect them. One reader even asked about ways for...

Daryl Dixon, 11 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Benefit fund members in the dark

While public attention focuses on whether the $500,000 lifetime non-concessional super cap will be legislated, defined benefit fund members are yet to learn precisely how the budget...

Daryl Dixon, 4 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Planning for a healthy retirement

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole discuss recent revisions to the proposed super changes with broadcaster Tony Delroy on the ABC Nightlife Radio program. They explain how the rule changes may...

Daryl Dixon, 30 August 2016, ABC Nightlife Radio

Age pension may beat $1m in super

Reserve Bank interest rate cuts and federal government policy changes are combining to threaten the immediate and future living standards of both self-funded retirees and non-...

Daryl Dixon, 14 August 2016, The Canberra Times

Make sense of super benefits

Following my recent comparison of the defence force's old and new super funds, several readers have provided feedback that the article didn't detail all the ways in which the...

Daryl Dixon, 7 August 2016, 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 16 May 2017
  • Tuesday 20 June 2017
  • Tuesday 1 August 2017
  • Tuesday 19 September 2017
  • Tuesday 7 November 2017
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017

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