Tag Archives: Superannuation

Estate planning and why you need a super plan

Posted on 01. Jun, 2017 by .

By AMP Life Limited and originally published 6 October 2016. When it comes to passing-on your super money, you need to put specific plans in place so the right people end up with it when the time comes. You’d probably rather be doing something other than thinking about your own mortality. But because your super […]

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Super changes from July 2017

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by .

How will they impact you? We cover some of the factors to be aware of given changes have just passed in parliament and are due to become superannuation law. Earlier this year, the Federal Budget announcement included a proposal to introduce changes to super bigger than the likes of anything we’ve seen in almost a […]

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2016 – 17 Federal Budget

Posted on 02. Jun, 2016 by .

4 May 2016 Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison put forward a number of proposed changes, mainly around contributions to superannuation and taxation, in his budget speech. Here’s a brief roundup of what the proposals could mean for you-whether you’re starting out in your career, taking care of family, on the cusp of retirement or enjoying life […]

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Merry Christmas from Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning

Merry Christmas from Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning

Posted on 16. Dec, 2015 by .

We’ve had a fantastic year here at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning. We have created a special Christmas video for you as below. We would like to thank you all for your continuous support and also  for all your referrals throughout 2015. We wish you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a very […]

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Merry Christmas from the Team at Abound

Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by .

The Team at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning would like to wish you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy, safe and prosperous New Year! We’ve had a great year here at Abound and in our special Christmas video below, we introduce our new team members and share a few financial planning […]

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The superannuation gender gap

Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by .

It’s an unfortunate fact that a typical woman is estimated to save 35% less for her retirement than the average man. This can be because women are more likely to take career breaks or work part-time when they start a family or care for a loved one.

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The easy way to consolidate your super

Posted on 06. Dec, 2010 by .

Why get it sorted? If your super is lost, tracking it down may give you certainty about how much you have and how it is performing. If your super is spread across several funds, consolidating it into one fund can reduce your paperwork.

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Death Tax- Bonus – Financial Planning Ascot Vale

Posted on 27. Oct, 2010 by .

When someone dies it’s fair to say there are a range of issues the family has to deal with including organising a funeral, financial considerations, processing insurance claims, gathering all data from accounts, changing property titles not to mention the emotional trauma.

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Time Is On Your Side

Posted on 27. Sep, 2010 by .

Remember the old adage ‘time heals all wounds’?

We don’t always think of it in relation to investing but by taking a long-term approach we allow our investments to recover from the downswings that are a natural part of any investment cycle, and reap the rewards of the inevitable upswings.

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Top Up Your Super Tank!

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

Super is the best way to grow your retirement savings. If you’re aged 60 or over, and you are a member of a ‘taxed’ superannuation fund, any money you withdraw from your concessionally taxed super fund will be tax-free.

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