An estimated A$2.3 billion in superannuation is tangled and unpaid in the Australian system. Here’s how to keep track of your crucial lifelong investment.
Australians pay a high cost for their compulsory superannuation system.
Improving the financial resilience of First Nations people can change lives, and there's a role for accountants.
Rising wealth and longevity - throw blended families into the mix and conditions are ripe for family acrimony and legal action when someone dies and their estate is distributed.
The argument over raising compulsory employer superannuation contributions often misses the impact on the wider economy and ignores alternatives to boosting retirement incomes.
What's a comfortable retirement income in Australia, and how much super do Australians need to achieve it? It depends on who you ask.
The growth of cashed-up superannuation funds raises questions about what they will do with all their money, and how they will deliver the best outcome for members.
Thousands of Australians are already taking money from their retirement nest eggs to pay for treatments such as IVF or weight loss surgery. The government is also reviewing early release of superannuation to compensate victims of crime. However, accessing super early reduces the pot of money available in retirement.
A legal precedent may be set for SMSF auditors after a court found a second auditor responsible for the lion’s share of an SMSF’s losses.
Is it inevitable that women will end up with less superannuation in retirement? Women’s superannuation issues are certainly unique. Here’s why.