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Super and retirement incomes at stake in the gig economy?

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The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) today released a discussion paper on the changing nature of work and the implications of this for Australian workers, including their superannuation.

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Spring into action for one of five $1000 prizes to boost your super balance

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With prizes on offer for Australians investing in their super and so many women suffering lower balances than their male counterparts, it makes sense for women to not only invest more into super but try for a Super Booster Day prize to help bump up their balance.

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Don’t be the next scam victim

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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging all Australians to keep their personal information secure and to report any suspicious activity immediately this tax time.

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Why wait, earn more now from your investment property

Claiming depreciation and using a Pay As You Go withholding variation can increase your fortnightly cash flow. Though investors often use negative gearing to offset the costs involved with owning a property, most have the aim to eventually use the property primarily as a source of income and to generate wealth.

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Superannuation statistics made simple

Superannuation is the critical savings that underwrites Australian retirements and provides a $2.3 trillion investment bank for infrastructure and other nation-building assets.

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What’s the difference between super man and super woman?

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Australian women may often manage the family finances, yet there is evidence some are failing to get a keen grip on their superannuation.

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Get your super back on track to get in the black

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Far too many Australians are out of touch with their superannuation and need to get back together with it, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA).

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3 reasons government promotes home ownership for older Australians

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Government strategies to manage population ageing largely assume that older Australians are home owners. There is often an implied association between home ownership and ageing well: that is, older Australians who own homes are seen as having made the right choices and as being less of a budget burden.

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When I die, recompose me….

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What if our bodies could help grow new life after we die, instead of being embalmed and buried or turned to ash? Watch as Katrina Spade as she discusses “recomposition” — a system that uses the natural decomposition process to turn our deceased into life-giving soil, honoring both the earth and the departed.

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Savvy super saving with SMSFs, property and depreciation

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With the costs of living expenses rising, saving enough money for future retirement has become more essential now than ever before writes Bradley Beer.

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