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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.

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

Making the most of the super changes

Recent speculation about possible amendments to the budget super changes, including special treatment for inheritances and divorce settlements, are unlikely to solve the government's...

Daryl Dixon, 31 July 2016, The Canberra Times

New super arrangements for defence personnel

Eleven years after the decision to close off entry to the public service PSS defined benefit pension fund, the government has stopped entry to the MSBS pension fund. From July 1, new...

Daryl Dixon, 21 July 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

New playing field for investment

With the election outcome settled, investors can plan ahead with greater certainty, at least until the next election. For younger and even middle-aged taxpayers, accumulating large...

Daryl Dixon, 17 July 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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