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Budget no cure for hangover from last one

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... low-income super tax offset, nothing to address the COVID-19 super gap, the gender super gap or the concerns of older, single women who are currently retiring into poverty. "You get super paid when you're on paid annual leave, why not when you're ...

Aussies regret ERS withdrawals: AIST poll

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... secure, according to a poll from the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. AIST also says one in four non-retired women who participated in the consumer poll did not have any superannuation savings at all. The people who drained their accounts ...

Female CFPs more invested in financial planning

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
A new survey reveals that women with the Certified Financial Planner designation are more focused on holistic yet detailed advice and can build client trust better than male counterparts. The survey commissioned by the CFP Board of Standards found that ...

Super funds slam budget's super gap measures

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
... years so it's pleasing the Government has taken this long overdue step as it will help improve financial security for women and the lower paid," HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said. "However, the fact that super continues not to be paid on parental ...

No early super release for DV survivors

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Among several other initiatives aimed at boosting women's economic security, the government has confirmed it will not proceed with plans to extend the early release of superannuation to family and domestic violence survivors. Scrapping the plan will ...

No big losers in FY22 budget

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... paid the superannuation guarantee has been axed. It's expected to improve the financial situation of around 200,000 women. It's a move that is sure to be welcomed by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, the Association of Superannuation ...

$450 SG threshold axed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... a month to be entitled to the superannuation guarantee has been scrapped. In a move that would benefit more than 200,000 women, the need for Aussies to earn more than $450 a month in order to qualify for SG payments is being abolished from 1 July 2022. ...

Rest offers extra parental leave

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... and continuously strengthens the foundations for performance and decision making. Some 60% of Rest's membership are women. Superannuation Guarantee contributions has been a key feature of Rest's parental leave offering since July 2016, Doyle ...

Super gender gap widens for NSW women: ISA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Women living in New South Wales will retire with $60,000 less superannuation than men. This is according to Industry Super Australia, which found that median balance for women in NSW sits at $48,700, falling behind the national median of $49,300 for ...

KPMG recommends super changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... in the workforce. Its recently published paper Towards a more equal sharing of work says since the 1970s, the increase in women's workforce participation has been almost entirely in part-time work. The gap between male and female workforce participation ...