FAQ Superannuation

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

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  • 9News: How your $26b in super became the world’s best gravy train

    9News: How your $26b in super became the world’s best gravy train

    $26 billion a year. That’s around how much is taken collectively from our superannuation funds each year. That money goes to banks, life insurance companies, fund managers, superannuation trustees, actuaries, in advertising and myriad other suppliers. The question the Hayne Royal Commission might hope to answer in the next two weeks of hearings – starting […]Read More »
  • Why has the CBA severed ties with scandalous wealth management business?

    Why has the CBA severed ties with scandalous wealth management business?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) Chief Executive Matt Comyn about why the Commonwealth Bank will separate its wealth management and mortgage broking businesses into separate companies. Interview: Why has the CBA severed ties with scandalous wealth management business? Ross Greenwood: Let’s go now to the Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Bank, Matt Comyn who […]Read More »
  • Are you being ripped off by your super fund?

    Are you being ripped off by your super fund?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, Karen Chester, about how millions of Australians are having their retirement savings eroded by duplicate accounts and underperforming funds. Introduction: Are you being ripped off by your super fund? Ross Greenwood:  Great to have your company here on money news going right around Australia. For the past few […]Read More »
  • Is the current superannuation scheme working? Industry fund boss think so

    Is the current superannuation scheme working? Industry fund boss think so

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Industry Super Australia CEO, David Whiteley, who is disputing a call for major reforms in the superannuation industry after a draft Productivity Commission report. Mr Whiteley says the proposed reforms would place choice in the hands of young people who aren’t close to thinking about their retirement. Introduction: Is the current superannuation scheme working? […]Read More »
  • Is your super fund taking your money unnecessarily?

    Is your super fund taking your money unnecessarily?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Hostplus CEO, David Elia, about how the Government’s crackdown on superannuation funds who charging accounts with less than $6,000 “high effective fees” might actually not be for the best. Introduction: Is your super fund taking your money unnecessarily? Ross Greenwood:  Welcome back to money news right around Australia. I want to take you […]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 funds Interview 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 house Interview with Dr. Martin Fahy, CEO, Australian Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA)
How do you work it out in terms of your insurances, your superannuation Interview 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 super Interview 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 full Interview with Noel Whittaker, Author,
How much Australia s highest paid CEO s make Interview with Louise Davidson, CEO, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors
How much death cover an individual may need Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
How much is in the other’s superannuation fund Interview with Sam Macedone, Founder,Macedone Lawyers
How much money has to be spent on fighting Interview 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 by Titled: 9News: Australian enjoy $140 million in Superannuation returns
How much of that happened over the past 12 months Interview with Mark Delaney, Deputy Chief Executive, Australian Super
How much Super Interview 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 contribute Interview with Professor Deutsch, Senior Tax Council,  Tax Institute
How much you have.

If you ve held numerous jobs

Titled: Five superannuation tips to make your life easier
How to handle the money Interview with Noel Whittaker, Author,
How to spend your retirement Interview 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 implications Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What are we are all striving to do Interview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
What do I need to do Interview with Paul Schroder, Executive, The Australian Super Group
What do you do if you’ve got companies Interview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What happens is that that may be your default fund Interview with Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission
What happens over the next 10 and 15 years Interview with Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Industry Super
What happens to superannuation when you divorce Interview with Framy Browne, Head of Family Law, Lavan
What happens to your super in the event of your death Titled: Five superannuation tips to make your life easier
What happens when you’re not around anymore Interview 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 night Interview 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 workers Interview 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 savings Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What is to happen to those proceeds in the event of death Interview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What type of superannuation fund it is Interview with Michael Rice, CEO,Rice Warner
What types of powers of intervention will APRA have Interview with Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister, Revenue and Financial Services
What was actually expressed in the will Interview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
What was happening in markets Interview with Warren Chant, Director, Chant West
When are people retirement ready?  – David Knox Interview with David Knox,,  Mercer
Where does infrastructure sit in all of this Interview with Mark Delaney, Deputy Chief Executive, Australian Super
Where does that money come from specifically Interview 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 money Interview 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 class Interview with Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Industry Super
Who has died, an airman, less than a quarter of his estate to his daughters Interview with Kristy Hatcher, Litigator, Owen Hodge Lawyers
Who has started work for the first time Interview 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 everybody Interview 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 sense Interview 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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