SUMMARY: Getting around the traps to super contributions pre- and post-65. Getting money into super can be confusing, particularly for those at, or getting toward, the end of your working … Read More Avoid a super contributions trap
Generation X is often accused of being fatalistic about superannuation. Many believe it will be hoovered up by government taxes, crash before they receive it, or taken by frauds. But … Read More What are some of the most important things you should know about your super?
Permanent chaos can be overwhelmingly tiring. A bit of stability and consistency in life is generally welcome. An example of chaos? Greece. Who would be them at the moment? Flat … Read More Permanent chaos – Super’s relative stability
There is a period in every parent’s life where all vacations seem to be “holidays in hell”. Who would travel with kids by choice? Tired kids meet airport security. A … Read More Money for nothin’? You gotta earn it!
I have a rule with Mrs DebtMan. Well, I have a few. So does she. And hers includes no mobile phones at the dinner table. She goes all Cujo-like – … Read More Now’s time to go hard, Gen-Xers!
Less enjoyably than Father’s Day, but less unpleasantly than a birthday after 40, tax time pounces on us every year. Love it. Loathe it. Ignore it. Your choice. June 30 … Read More Play God with your tax this June 30
EXCUSE me!? Please issue a warning before asking questions like that. I’m choking on my Sunday roast as I write this! Motivation? Lacking? Seriously? Who’s having that problem? Something to … Read More Motivation is often lacking when it comes to managing money. What motivates you the most?
AAAWW, come on! It’s Easter! Seriously? It’s a long weekend for chillaxing with the family. A long weekend for letting go. A long weekend to celebrate carbs in all their … Read More The Easter break is great fun but also provides a little time to review money matters. What should you be doing?
SUMMARY: You don’t have to work longer. Just be smarter with your super. Have a transition-to-retirement pension in your sights. Yet another government manifesto says the nation’s workers are going … Read More TTR: The secret to not having to work longer
SUMMARY: No time to relax. SMSF trustees need to consider the risks ahead in 2016 and act now. It’s been nicely quiet out there in DIY super regulation land. Occasional jawboning, … Read More The nine risks for DIY fund operators in 2016