Superannuation

My Super Crappy Boss

Hi Scott, I feel like everybody learns to check their super the hard way — by not being paid it at some point thanks to a super crappy boss. I am a 22-year-old uni student and have mostly had hospitality...

Investing (shares)

All My Eggs in One Basket

Hi Barefoot, Following your recent post about expensive super funds, I had an appointment with a financial advisor at First State Super, where my fund is held. After doing a ‘risk report’ on me, the advisor suggested I essentially ‘put...

Superannuation

Don’t Go Changing

Hi Scott, In last Sunday’s column there was a paragraph that read “Scarface Claw is in this instance OnePath/ANZ … who have some of the worst performing Super Funds”. I have to say this scared the hell out of me...

Superannuation

A Hairy Problem

Hi Scott, Your latest column about Hairy Maclary and expensive super funds really put the cat among the pigeons in our house. Our financial adviser (who we like) has us with AMP (among a slew of other retirement-related accounts), and...

Superannuation

Boost My Super Just By Shopping? SuperSuper!

Hi Scott, I am hearing a lot of advertising for SuperSuper ‒ a shopping rewards program that pays rewards directly to your super account with GuildSuper. It’s targeting women, enabling us to boost our super balances by doing nothing different...