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Home ownership and super are far more entwined than you might think

When the government’s retirement income review of which I was a part examined superannuation, the age pension, and voluntary savings, home ownership had a...

Retirement incomes review finds problems more super won’t solve

It would be a waste if Friday’s mammoth Retirement Incomes Review was remembered only for its finding that increases in employer's compulsory superannuation contributions...

Workers bear 71% to 100% of the cost of increases in compulsory super

The government’s much-anticipated Retirement Incomes Review has found that increases in employer’s compulsory superannuation contributions are financed by reductions in workers’ wage growth. This isn’t...

We need super, but we’re taxing it the wrong way round

Many economists think that earnings in super funds should be taxed at a relatively low rate, compared to labour earnings and other types of...

Here’s another reason not to boost compulsory super: it’ll ramp up debt

The government receives the long-awaited report of its retirement incomes review on Friday. Key among the questions it has been asked to examine is whether...
Is your super money safe? Here’s how you can dodge cyber fraud

Is your super money safe? Here’s how you can dodge cyber fraud

Alongside growing concerns over a possible resurgence of the coronavirus during winter, the pandemic is now creating even more victims as cybercriminals aim to...

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