Has superannuation failed us?

For many older Australians, superannuation is a relatively new concept, having only been available to the masses since the mid-1980’s. Although ‘award based’ superannuation first appeared in 1985, the more formal compulsory superannuation guarantee system was introduced in 1992. Before becoming compulsory, employer sponsored superannuation was pretty much optional. Certainly, public ...

Protecting your super from organised crime

The Australian Crime Commission recently released its report for 2015. And what an interesting read it is… While the greater majority of Australians have absolutely nothing to do with organised crime, it lives on our doorstep and in one way or another, everyday folk have been touched by it, or will ...

Media: a source of misinformation?

I have complained about the media in this blog previously, particularly in relation to their inability (on occasion) to publish articles that are factual, balanced and informative so as to help people weigh up the pros and cons of any situation, and then make an informed decision. So what has got ...

 

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