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Investment Strategy

Costello finds super ‘tinkering’ very taxing

The Rudd Government’s recent cut in the co-contribution rate was designed to garner revenue and ongoing legislative changes to superannuation would undermine Australians’ confidence in the system, Peter Costello, former federal treasurer, told last month’s SuperRatings Day of Confrontation In his last public address before retiring from parliament last month, Costello targeted the federal government’s […]
Investment Strategy

Costello finds super ‘tinkering’ very taxing

The Rudd Government’s recent cut in the co-contribution rate was designed to garner revenue and ongoing legislative changes to superannuation would undermine Australians’ confidence in the system, Peter Costello, former federal treasurer, told last month’s SuperRatings Day of Confrontation In his last public address before retiring from parliament last month, Costello targeted the federal government’s […]
Industry View

Older workers need catch-up contribution caps

Most people know that saving for their retirement – like eating green vegetables and exercising daily – is good for them. But while gym memberships are booming and low-fat cookbooks are flying off the shelves, it’s a lot harder to convince the average Australian of the merits of boosting their superannuation balance. But saving for […]
Industry View

Older workers need catch-up contribution caps

Most people know that saving for their retirement – like eating green vegetables and exercising daily – is good for them. But while gym memberships are booming and low-fat cookbooks are flying off the shelves, it’s a lot harder to convince the average Australian of the merits of boosting their superannuation balance. But saving for […]