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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.

Good money habits the best thing to share between generations

How important is financial knowledge? Very! One of our clients and WISE program participants talks about the importance of passing knowledge down through the generations in her family...

11 October 2017, News Corp Australia Network - Anthony Keane

Ishara Rupasinghe on interest rates, super fund returns and geopolitical risks

The RBA is keeping interest rates on hold, but how long can we expect it to stay this way? With super funds releasing annual statements, what are some considerations for pre-retirees?...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 9 October 2017, ABC Weekend Breakfast

Passive investment not a panacea

Passive investment has grown substantially in the last decade, with 2016 seeing more than 85 per cent of new asset flows ($US610 billion or $779 billion) in the US into passive vehicles...

Daryl Dixon, 8 October 2017, The Canberra Times

What are key areas to consider when selecting a super fund?

Join Dixon Advisory experts Ishara Rupasinghe and Mimi Gomez as they take callers’ questions and give tips about key areas to consider when selecting a super fund. They discuss...

Ishara Rupasinghe, 27 September 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Opt-in life insurance welcomed

Responding to concerns that compulsory life and disability group insurance coverage eats away small superannuation balances, the largest industry super fund AustralianSuper has...

Daryl Dixon, 25 September 2017

The rising pressure on investors

As widely expected, the introduction of higher stamp duty rates for foreign investors and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's tightening of bank lending regulations on...

Daryl Dixon, 17 September 2017, The Canberra Times

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

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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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