How much super is enough?

What’s the magic amount you need in your super account to retire comfortably? Unfortunately, this age-old question is a difficult one to answer, because it will be different for everyone. The good news is that there’s a wide range of tools available to help you calculate an amount that makes sense for your personal circumstances.…

When can you access your super?

You’ve worked hard, built up your super balance and you’re looking forward to retiring early.  To help make that happen, you need to understand when you can start drawing down your super. The government puts age and other restrictions on when you can access your super, to help ensure that you use your super savings…

CGT Transitional Provisions: What you need to know

The changes to superannuation that have come from the 2016 Federal Budget are now law.  Not since 2007 have we seen such significant changes to superannuation landscape.  With change comes opportunities.  Once such opportunity is the CGT Transitional Provisions.  These provisions allow members of SMSF’s to transfer assets out of the retirement phase back to…

Key changes to super – FAQ

Super reforms start coming into effect on 1 July 2017. These changes may significantly impact the level of contributions you can make to super and the amount you can hold in retirement income streams. Click on the link below to be taken to Frequently Asked Questions surrounding the new laws.   Important Information This document…

How to break the super glass ceiling

Different work patterns and incomes mean that Australians don’t end up with the same super balances when they retire.  That’s why the Government is set to look at changes that could give Australians with interrupted work patterns more flexibility to boost their retirement savings. Women’s economic security in retirement is the focus.  After all, there…