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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.

What you can do now to retire better

Downsizing the family home can be a difficult and bittersweet decision, but there are practical things you can do to make the move a little easier. Join Dixon Advisory’s experts...

Nerida Cole, 14 March 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Home ownership is essential for a comfortable retirement

Predictably, the superannuation industry is already attempting to deter the federal government from introducing even limited action to allow first-home buyers to gain access to part of...

Daryl Dixon, 13 March 2017, The Canberra Times

Reducing the risk of helping adult children into property

Feedback from readers has revealed keen interest in ways of reducing the risks involved in helping children achieve home ownership.

So crucial is parental support for potential...

Daryl Dixon, 4 March 2017, The Canberra Times

The case for letting first home buyers use super

First home buyers can only hope that official government discussions with New Zealand last week included details of how their first home buyers are allowed to access their KiwiSaver...

Daryl Dixon, 23 February 2017, The Canberra Times

Risk in helping kids buy a home

Without family assistance, younger Australians in many locations are struggling to achieve home ownership. This wouldn't be the problem it is if house prices were stable or even...

Daryl Dixon, 19 February 2017, The Canberra Times

Time to reallocate assets within the family

With the opportunities for investing or reinvesting money into super soon to be severely limited, now's the time to plan ahead for alternative tax-effective strategies.

The...

Daryl Dixon, 12 February 2017, The Canberra Times

Check employers are paying super sooner rather than later

While claims that up to 30 per cent of workers may be missing out on compulsory employer super contributions (now 9.5 per cent of wages) may be far too high, there are undoubtedly...

Daryl Dixon, 5 February 2017, The Canberra Times

Rush to beat deadline for tough new super rules

Should investors make the most of the current super contribution rules before much tougher rules apply from July 1, 2017?

This tax year, tax-deductible concessional contributions...

Daryl Dixon, 29 January 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald

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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 13 June 2017
  • Tuesday 1 August 2017
  • Tuesday 26 September 2017
  • Tuesday 7 November 2017
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017

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