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What I’d wish I’d known about superannuation

What I’d wish I’d known about superannuation

Superannuation sounds like a scary word to most people and often ends up on the bottom of the to do list. However, as you begin to Marie Kondo and Barefoot Investor your way into 2020, we urge you to get to know more about your super. Your future self will thank you.

You don’t have to be an expert when it comes to super, but here are the basics you should know below.

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Checking your life insurance cover in 2020

New Year, new you right? Have you thought about checking your life insurance cover in 2020? Probably not, but, do you know if you are with a default life insurance policy through your superfund or have you chosen a stand-alone policy?

Do you know the benefits of a default life insurance policy vs the benefits of a stand-alone policy? Unfortunately, we can’t give you a black and white answer as it’s dependent on your lifestyle and some personal key factors. We can however offer some points for consideration below.

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How to pay off your debt in 2020

Want to know how to pay off your debt in 2020?As we enter into a New Year, it’s natural to make a list of the goals you want to achieve in 2020. These can range anywhere from lifestyle to financial aspirations. If you are wanting to smash your debt in 2020 – or at least make a dent – read on.

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The best superannuation fund for your situation

Do you know if you are with the best superannuation fund for your situation? Or have you been with your default super fund since you were 16? Many people don’t realise that the default superannuation fund they are a member of often isn’t necessarily the best optionfor them – and there is no obligation to the employer to offer you the best alternative.

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SMSs for SMSFs!

In the interests of protecting SMSF members and their retirement savings from fraud and misconduct, the ATO has announced it will send out an email and/or a text message via an SMS when changes (including updates to the SMSF financial details or member information) are made.

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