FAQ Superannuation

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

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  • Should the family home be included in pension asset test?

    Should the family home be included in pension asset test?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Rice Warner’s executive director Michael Rice  who says the family home should be included in the means test to make the age pension system fairer. Ross Greenwood: Welcome back to Money News. Right around the country now, you get a sense, or at least I do, that in the future, there […]Read More »
  • Why you could lose your insurance on your super fund?

    Why you could lose your insurance on your super fund?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Assistant Minister for Superannuation Senator Jane Hume as Super fund members will lose their insurance cover on inactive superannuation funds from next month. Ross Greenwood: I want to take you now to some of the changes that will occur in superannuation which are key from July 1. So we’re talking only […]Read More »
  • Could cutting interest rates hurt your household savings?

    Could cutting interest rates hurt your household savings?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to the House of Representative Economics Committee former chairman Tim Wilson who says cutting interest rates could cut a family’s disposable income. Ross Greenwood: Great to have your company here on Money News going right around Australia. We’ll take your calls on 131-873. Now, I did say earlier on the program that […]Read More »
  • Can AMP win back trust?

    Can AMP win back trust?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to AMP Chairman David Murray who says the embattled financial services company has a long way to go to re-build trust after the Royal Commission but they are now on the right track. Ross Greenwood:  The AMP clearly has been one of Australia’s oldest and most important financial institutions. However, of late, […]Read More »
  • Why has NAB cut shareholders dividend?

    Why has NAB cut shareholders dividend?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to NAB acting CEO Phil Chronican about why the banks has cut dividends in an effort to pay compensation to customers after the royal commission. Ross Greenwood: Great to have your company here on Money News right around the country. I should set this interview up for you, and that is the […]Read More »
  • Why is the ATO cracking down on cryptocurrency?

    Why is the ATO cracking down on cryptocurrency?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to ATO Deputy Commissioner Will Day about why the ATO has developed a data matching program to ensure cryptocurrency users are paying the right amount of tax. Interview with: Will Day, Deputy Commissioner, ATO Image source: 2GBRead More »
  • Will Labor bring back inheritance tax?

    Will Labor bring back inheritance tax?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh about its negative gearing policy, whether they’ll bring in an ‘inheritance tax’, water buy-backs, cracking down on tax havens and a living wage Ross Greenwood:  It is election week two and it really has started to hot up. Now, this week, you’re going to see the […]Read More »
  • Why has major AMP shareholder called for Chair David Murray’s head?

    Why has major AMP shareholder called for Chair David Murray’s head?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to major AMP shareholder, Merlon Capital Analyst Hamish Carlisle, who is calling for the replacement of its chairman, David Murray, after the company sold off its life insurance arm. Ross Greenwood: Last year, we told you about the AMP which is in a world of pain selling off its life insurance businesses. […]Read More »
  • Why are bond yields at all-time lows?

    Why are bond yields at all-time lows?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Institutional Fixed Income Head at Fiig Securities Mark Bayley after Australia’s 10-year bond rate has dropped to a record low of 1.76 per cent, with the steep fall over the last few months expected to signal interest cuts. Ross Greenwood: Rather before we start on today’s Money News podcast, I want […]Read More »
  • Why its so strange CBA have backed away from selling its wealth business

    Why its so strange CBA have backed away from selling its wealth business

    Ross Greenwood speaks to the Finance Brokers Association of Australia Managing Director, Peter White, the Commonwealth Bank has suspended its plans to sell off its wealth management business and mortgage brokerage businesses, despite recommendations from the royal commission. Ross Greenwood:  Going back to when the Royal Commission was handed down. Then subsequent to that a […]Read More »

List of FAQ “Superannuation” questions with links to articles and industry experts giving you an explanation. Listen Read Watch Ross Greenwood interviews.

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
How much you have.

If you ve held numerous jobs

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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