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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.

Inability to build reserves in good times doesn’t bode well for future

Just how serious the mismanagement of our resources boom has been is highlighted by the latest report of the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund. Norway, with only 5 million people, has been... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 5 May 2013, The Canberra Times

Gearing up for a low-tax future

With superannuation spared from major tax increases in the May 14 budget, attention is now focused on other possible tax-shelter changes, including negative gearing and pre-payment of... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 4 May 2013, The Australian (subscription required)

Difficult budgetary times ahead as tax collections languish below Treasury estimates

The federal government looks likely to end up with a budget deficit this year that could be as high as $15 billion. This is disappointing in a year when a small surplus was promised. The... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 28 April 2013, The Canberra Times

Testing time for gold and other commodity markets

With falls in all major markets this week, share investors received another reminder of how volatile their investments can be. The triggers this time were speculation that the gold price... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 21 April 2013, The Canberra Times

The world's golden era of credit is now over

Excessive credit proved to be a hyper-destructive explosive that threatened those treading the easy credit path. Bill Gross paid his way through college playing blackjack. He founded the... Read more

Max Walsh, 18 April 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription only)

Possible benefits for couples of splitting super assets

Last week’s announcement of changed taxation arrangements for retirees receiving superannuation pensions in excess of $100,000 per annum has removed the possibility of major adverse... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 14 April 2013, The Canberra Times

Long-term super changes need to be made on rational basis

Speculation about the possibility and severity of superannuation changes in the budget is generating widespread concern. The government has attempted to defuse this by saying that any... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 7 April 2013, The Canberra Times

US equities at record high mask weak recovery

Shortly before the US markets closed for Easter, the most closely watched US equity index, the S&P 500, hit an all-time high. The previous record high was recorded in 2007. The more... Read more

Max Walsh, 4 April 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2019

Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2019 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm to 11.00pm on the following dates to hear Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 2 March 2019
  • Tuesday 9 April 2019 

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