Most parents worry about providing for their kids’ future. The specific way in which you save for your kids’ future might vary, but the essential principle is the same: the best way to help your kids is simply to maximise your own wealth.
In years gone by, Federal Budget night could be relied on to pretty much re-write the rules on all things superannuation. Not so these days, with this year’s changes almost able to sneak past without anyone noticing.
As we said last week, the secret to good cooking is getting your preparation right. This week, we look at the issue of non-concessional super contributions and how you can aim to optimise this part of your super before June 30.
The secret to good cooking is getting your preparation right. Making sure you have everything you need before you get started let’s you relax and enjoy the process. The same goes for your super – so now is the time to prepare yourself and avoid a rush before June 30.
Super is not supposed to be locked up forever. Super is intended to be withdrawn and used to finance your retirement. In this article, we take a closer look at withdrawing your super slowly over time, using an income stream.
Next week marks the start of winter and also the last month of what has surely been the most bizarre financial year in history. June 30 is a deadline for a whole range of things, so in this article we want to remind you of some of them. As the weather has gotten colder, why not make yourself a nice warm drink and read on.
In recent weeks we have discussed various Commonwealth responses to the Coronavirus. One response that has received relatively little ‘airtime’ is the announcement that people drawing account-based pensions from their super fund can reduce the amount they must withdraw in this and the coming financial year.
Amid the raft of measures announced by the Commonwealth Government last month, one of the more contentious was the decision to allow limited access to superannuation benefits to people who are ‘under-age.’ This change took effect from Monday of this week. Whether withdrawing makes sense in your case depends very much on your unique situation.