Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 11 - 20 of 33 results for "Compound interest"

The highest honour: 2018 AOTY reflects on win

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... although at times it will feel you are doing all the giving, at some point it always comes back to you (with compound interest)."

Mercer, Kogan to launch super fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
... Aussies to retain and preserve more of their personal wealth," he said. "Albert Einstein once said that 'compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn't, pays it'. Every Australian should ...

What 1% in fees could do to investments

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... make the biggest difference to investors' quality of life in later years. "People don't realise the magic of compound interest," Hodge said. "It works for you but it can also work against you [compounding of fees]," he said. "What we found is that many ...

Pre-retirees fear longevity risk: AustralianSuper

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
... doesn't fall short in retirement. The $120 billion super fund is hoping to educate members as to the benefits of compound interest, demonstrating that the earlier people start making voluntary contributions, the harder their money will work for them. ...

Douglass makes case for Magellan turnaround

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 AUG 2017
... capital preservation is paramount, understand the difference between investment and speculation, and "quality and compound interest are the gifts that keep giving."

Keep super ship steady in rocky markets: CIO

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 SEP 2016
... second-guessing the share market, think about contributing a little more to your savings each pay packet. The compound interest that you earn can add up to thousands of dollars over the long-term," Kessell said. He adds a low inflation environment means ...

Super tax concessions no gift

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2016
... first time, super was taxed on the way in and during the accumulation phase, meaning members lost the benefit of compound interest in exchange for a quick budget fix. Further major contribution changes occurred in 2007, 2009 and 2013," Rowe said. He ...

ISA slams super opt out proposal

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2016
... said ISA chair Peter Collins. "Super builds a substantial nest egg for the vast majority of Australians through compound interest over decades of saving. This proposal would cost younger workers very dearly in the long run. The younger you start putting ...

Super's purpose under further scrutiny

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2016
... funding of pre-retirement needs comes with a number of problems, the most impactful being the exponential loss of compound interest within a long-term investment like super," ASFA chief executive Pauline Vamos said. Vamos said if a person aged 30 on ...

Paying women more super not the answer

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2015
... education about the benefits of early super contributions was key. "I don't think we can go past the power of compound interest. If we can get people to understand a little bit earlier about the idea of compound interest, then it does close that gap. ...