In 1893, New Zealand was the first Country to give women the right to vote. The suffrage movement finally had a win; and women’s voting rights, in developed countries, proceeded from that point. From the Second World War onward, women started to enter the work force in large numbers. However, it was in the […]
Generally speaking, Australians have an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude towards superannuation and the management of their funds. Currently only 42% of the population are aware of their super fund balance, with young Australians further behind at 37%.There are many different types of super funds and portfolios available. One of the lesser known options that is worth researching is a self managed super fund.
What is salary packaging? Salary packaging, also known as salary sacrificing, is an arrangement between an employee and employer whereby certain items are paid for out of an employees pre-tax salary.Typical items include superannuation, cars, computers, electricity, etc. Salary packaging acts as an extra incentive for employee attraction and retention. Essentially, it’s a little […]
12 months ago, I didn’t even know the log in details for my online access to my superannuation retirement fund. When I was in my 20’s, a retirement account was of no interest. This was probably due to the fact that in my 20’s, money was only of interest if I could access it […]