superannuation

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Regulators need to take action to prevent older Australians from borrowing against their superannuation to upgrade their housing and help rein in unsustainable property prices.

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While changes in the 2021 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, more can be done, write UNSW Sydney experts.

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Our super funds could have cleaned up when the market crashed 40% and then rebounded by about as much. That they didn't says a lot about how hard it is to time trades.

Withdrawing $10,000 from your super means that you could be selling assets in a falling market.

Taking money out of your super can come at a high cost which is not apparent until much further down the track, says a UNSW expert.

A three-day trial for this landmark court case has been scheduled to commence on 20 July 2020 in Sydney.

Is the next shake-up to Australia’s superannuation industry just around the corner?

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Josh Frydenberg's review of the retirement income system will have to consider the growing hole caused by our decisions to delay buying homes for longer and longer.

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The inquiry will find we force workers to sacrifice income, pay tens of billions in super tax concessions, and still pay out one in every ten dollars of government earnings on pensions.

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Making super voluntary for low earners, as proposed by a Liberal senator, would leave more women vulnerable in old age.

UNSW Business School's  Professor John Piggott says universities play a role in educating young people about superannuation

UNSW Business School academic and superannuation expert, John Piggott says students are losing money by not thinking about their super.

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The increasing national burden of the old age pension will ease if people are allowed to save more for their retirement, says UNSW Business School Professor Fiona Martin.

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