FAQ Superannuation

The Who, What, Why, When, Where and How of Superannuation.

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  • Why you might have a hard time accessing your super for Lab Band surgery

    Why you might have a hard time accessing your super for Lab Band surgery

    Ross Greenwood speaks to BMI Clinic Medical Director and gastroenterologist consultant Dr Adrian Sartoretto after the ATO has clamped down on superannuation withdrawals for compassionate or medical grounds  Introduction: Why you might have a hard time accessing your super for Lab Band surgery Ross Greenwood:  This comes to what people have been doing for the past few years. […]Read More »
  • Why has Bitcoin fallen so hard?

    Why has Bitcoin fallen so hard?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Payments expert Adjunct Professor Steve Worthington as Bitcoin tumbled more than 7.5 per cent, knocking off nearly a third in value of one of the world’s best-known cryptocurrencies. Introduction: Why has Bitcoin fallen so hard? Ross Greenwood: Did you note that the Bitcoin prices dropped below $5,000 USD? Now consider that at one stage the […]Read More »
  • Why vertical integration of banks has failed

    Why vertical integration of banks has failed

    Ross Greenwood speaks to former Victorian Premier and CBUS Chairman Steve Bracks who says decisions by banks to move into areas like financial planning, insurance or superannuation has meant banks have “not always acted in the best interest of the customer” Introduction: Why vertical integration of banks has failed Ross Greenwood: I want to take you to […]Read More »
  • Would the banks have kept charging dead customers fees if they hadn’t been caught?

    Would the banks have kept charging dead customers fees if they hadn’t been caught?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh after The Australian Banking Association has altered the sector’s code of practice so all financial institutions are now required to consult with customers before charging fees for services. Interview with Anna Bligh, CEO, Australian Banking Association Ross Greenwood:  Let’s go straight into our first story that is in […]Read More »
  • Are we really getting wealthier?

    Are we really getting wealthier?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to CEO of Roy Morgan, Michele Levine,  who says on average per capita net wealth is 30.5% higher in 2017 than it was in 2007 Introduction: Are we really getting wealthier? Ross Greenwood:  An interest rate decision will be made by the Reserve Bank tomorrow. It’ll be on hold, there’s no doubt about that. […]Read More »

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List of FAQ Superannuation

Are you happy with your lot in life?Interview with Dante Di Gori, CEO, Financial Planning Association of Australia
Can De-Facto couples share their super if they split?Interview with Framy Browne, Head of Family Law, Lavan
Can you afford to retire?Interview with Cathy Nance, partner, PWC
Credit downgrade is not good for our superannuation fundsInterview with Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Industry Super
Divorce and superannuation: Who gets what?Interview with Sam Macedone, Founder,Macedone Lawyers
Has the New Retirement Pension Age Increased to 70?Interview with Ian Yates, CEO, COTA
How do you retire if you don’t have a houseInterview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
How do you work it out in terms of your insurances, your superannuationInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
How does the government and also the authorities control the runaway Interview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
How gig economy workers will be left short of superInterview with Dale Boccabella, Associate Professor, UNSW Business School
How important is insurance to your superannuation?Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
How long to go from quarter full to fullInterview with Noel Whittaker, Author,
How much Australia s highest paid CEO s makeInterview with Louise Davidson, CEO, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors
How much death cover an individual may needInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
How much is in the other’s superannuation fundInterview with Sam Macedone, Founder,Macedone Lawyers
How much money has to be spent on fightingInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
How much money you have at the end Interview with Noel Whittaker, Author,
How much money your fund grew byTitled: 9News: Australian enjoy $140 million in Superannuation returns
How much of that happened over the past 12 monthsInterview with Mark Delaney, Deputy Chief Executive, Australian Super
How much SuperInterview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
How much super should you have at your age?Interview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
How much you can contributeInterview with Professor Deutsch, Senior Tax Council,  Tax Institute
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Titled: Five superannuation tips to make your life easier
How to handle the moneyInterview with Noel Whittaker, Author,
How to spend your retirementInterview with Brenda Perrick, Volunteer, Meals on Wheels
Is Australia experiencing a growing pension crisis?Interview with Jack Archer, CEO, Regional Australia Institute
Is using Super option for first home buyers?Interview with John Alexander, Backbencher, Liberal
What are some of the key changes that are going to be made Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What are the implicationsInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What are we are all striving to doInterview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
What do I need to doInterview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
What do you do if you’ve got companiesInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What happens is that that may be your default fundInterview with Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission
What happens over the next 10 and 15 yearsInterview with Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Industry Super
What happens to superannuation when you divorceInterview with Framy Browne, Head of Family Law, Lavan
What happens to your super in the event of your deathTitled: Five superannuation tips to make your life easier
What happens when you’re not around anymoreInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What is “Super Grange”?Interview with Peter Gago, Chief Wine-Maker,Penfolds
What is it now? $12 billion Interview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
What is keeping people awake at nightInterview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
What is limited is the amount of money that you can have in super Interview with Professor Deutsch, Senior Tax Council,  Tax Institute
What is never told to a lot of workersInterview with Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission
What is Superannuation Guarantee (SG)?Interview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
What is the advantage of putting that after tax savingsInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What is to happen to those proceeds in the event of deathInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What type of superannuation fund it isInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What types of powers of intervention will APRA haveInterview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
What was actually expressed in the willInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What was happening in marketsInterview with Warren Chant, Director, Chant West
When are people retirement ready?  – David KnoxInterview with David Knox,,  Mercer
Where does infrastructure sit in all of thisInterview with Mark Delaney, Deputy Chief Executive, Australian Super
Where does that money come from specificallyInterview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
Where does this all sit? Because the role of insurance in superannuation Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
Where is it do you believe that members might not be getting value for moneyInterview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
Where will seniors live in retirement?Interview with Ben Myers, Executive Director of Retirement Living, Property council of Australia
Who can provide for themselves should nobody in the so-called middle classInterview with Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Industry Super
Who has died, an airman, less than a quarter of his estate to his daughtersInterview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
Who has started work for the first timeInterview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
Why are the big banks dumping their wealth arms?Interview with Dante Di Gori, CEO, Financial Planning Association of Australia
Why are we making it so difficult for people Interview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
Why are we paying the same benefit to everybodyInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
Why has CBA decided now to float its wealth management arm?Interview with Barry Lambert, Founder, Count Financial
Why have Super Funds been dragged into the banking Royal Commission?Interview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
Why joint superannuation accounts for married couples make senseInterview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
Would you leave your kids an inheritance?Interview with Dr Karen Rees, ,National Seniors Australia
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