Are You Suffering From Unpaid Super

Are You Suffering From Unpaid Super?

Australia’s superannuation laws are designed with the intent to ensure that your nest egg for retirement is protected and able to continue to grow throughout your career. Your employer is expected to make contributions to your superannuation by law, known as the Superannuation Guarantee, as a part of your wages and salary package. The current…

Spousal Contributions The Filler For Super

Spousal Contributions: The Filler For Super

Depending on your relationship, you may have discussed with your partner the prospect of marriage. Or you might be more comfortable remaining in a long-term de facto relationship (especially since many de facto relationships have similar rights as those of a marriage). You might share a lot of things with your partner (such as a…

How Much Super Should You Have To Retire

How Much Super Should You Have To Retire?

Retirement might seem like a far off dream for many in the workforce, but it’s never too early to start thinking about how much money you might require to live comfortably in your golden years. Your super balance will most likely fund your retirement, so knowing how well it is performing at your current age…

Super Guarantee Rate To Rise On July

Super Guarantee Rate To Rise On 1 July

Many years ago Julia Gillard’s government announced increases in the Superannuation Guarantee rate from 9% at the time, up to 12%.  The impact of the Global Financial Crisis has led subsequent governments to continually postpone these increases. So far, Australia has only received two increases, back in 2013 and 2014, when the superannuation rate went…

Super Guarantee Rate To Rise On July

Super Guarantee Rate To Rise On 1 July

Many years ago Julia Gillard’s government announced increases in the Superannuation Guarantee rate from 9% at the time, up to 12%.  The impact of the Global Financial Crisis has led subsequent governments to continually postpone these increases. So far, Australia has only received two increases, back in 2013 and 2014, when the superannuation rate went…