Superannuation

Welcome to the YOURLifeChoices Superannuation page. We are constantly updating our Superannuation News page with the latest government and industry updates. Did you know there is over $5 billion in unclaimed superannuation with roughly one in two Australians losing out? Keep up-to-date with this and other news to help you make your superannuation go further.

 

How much is needed for an SMSF?

How much is needed for an SMSF?

Keith is questioning whether he has sufficient funds to start an SMSF.

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Do you have the right super fund?

Do you have the right super fund?

A new year is a good time to review how insurance premiums may be eroding ...

Super stays steady as dollar drops

Super stays steady as dollar drops

The Australian dollar falls to a five-year low, but superannuation returns remain steady.

Accessing your super early

Accessing your super early

If you’re struggling with money, accessing your super may seem the ideal solution to your ...

Your financial health check

Your financial health check

A simple financial health check is the first step to a successful year money-wise

Will more super affect my pension?

Will more super affect my pension?

Would extra super payments be assessed by Centrelink and affect the Age Pension?

Older women the poorest

Older women the poorest

An estimated 533,000 women over 65 are living under the poverty line.

Using super to pay out mortgage

Using super to pay out mortgage

Could Jenny use her super to pay out her mortgage and still get an Age ...

Illegal super access

Illegal super access

Be careful as some superannuation early access schemes are illegal.

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