The power of financial role models

Role models are important in many stages of life. Be it school years, on the sporting field or in your career, having a positive role model, someone to compare yourself to and measure your progress against, can be a powerful and positive influence.

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Why SMSFs want estate-planning advice

An estimated 77,000 self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have unmet needs for advice on estate planning.

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Super set to play bigger retirement role

Statistical evidence shows superannuation is likely to play a more significant role than it currently does in the retirement income space for Australians, a senior financial services executive has said.

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Statistics for all Australians

                Please click on the following link to see all this interesting information. The areas covered are: Overview Markets GDP Labour Prices Money Trade Government Business Consumer Housing Taxes Climate   Access all this data here.   tradingeconomics.com

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Super savings gap for women stuck at 30%

While the gender gap in superannuation is improving, an economic index indicates women are still retiring with superannuation balances 30 per cent lower than men.

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ASIC issues alert over big gaps in SMSF trustee knowledge

          ASIC's latest research concludes many SMSF trustees lack a basic understanding of their legal obligations and often fall prey to property spruikers, but the profession is already finding holes in the corporate regulator's surveying.   ASIC released two reports this week following a major review it conducted into the experiences […]

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SMSFs: Our ‘hardest’ jobs

What are the hardest aspects of running your self-managed super fund (SMSF)?

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Survey reveals strong opposition to retirement system changes

The majority of Australians are opposed to further changes to the retirement system, despite the rising costs with supporting an ageing population a recent survey has shown.

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Australia by numbers – Update

Armed with this information you'll be a conversation magnet at any party.

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Check trust deed to protect super in estate planning

For many people, their superannuation is their biggest asset when they retire – and often when they die as well.

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