Investors Voice Category: Superannuation
Thirteen of Australia’s 80 closely-regulated MySuper superannuation funds have failed the APRA performance test. There’s a fair chance you are among the one million people in them.
Part 1 of this article covered the retirement income covenant (RIC), where it seems to be headed, different kinds of retirees and some implications for how a super fund might cater for each type of retiree.
The non-bank lending sector’s slice of the commercial real estate debt market is set to grow rapidly over the next three years to an estimated $50 billion by 2024, according to the consultancy firm Plan1.
With the end of the 2020-21 financial year fast approaching, don’t miss out on the opportunity to utilise these superannuation strategies before 30 June to help boost your retirement savings...
The Australian government has announced an extension of the temporary reduction in superannuation minimum drawdown rates to 30 June 2022.
The 2021-22 budget includes significant superannuation reforms, including changes to the work test, downsizer contribution and pension loans scheme (PLS).
There has been a lot of interest and discussions relating to indexation over the past few months.
If you’re seeking a property investment option to include in your Self-Managed Super Fund with the opportunity to provide competitive returns and diversification, but are not looking to own real estate directly, an Australian-based mortgage trust may be an option for you.
If we are to believe everything in the news these days, the superannuation industry appears to be facing an existential crisis; that is except the industry, or union super funds.
Unless you invest in the self-invest option, a transfer to an industry fund will see your money placed in a range of managed options and you will be treated the same as existing members who have no idea where their money is invested or indeed the franking credits they earn.
Just before Christmas, the Productivity Commission presented its final 700-page report to the Government titled “Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness”.