• Board game renaissance 01.12.23

    Retaining and still growing in popularity, board games can teach incredibly valuable skills. They can help youngsters develop hand-eye coordination, social skills, fine motor skills, boost self-esteem and for older ages it can even help protect against dementia, cognitive decline along with many other benefits. To learn more read on.

  • Many young Australians in need are missing career progression opportunities 01.12.23

    Recently, The Smith Family shared a longitudinal study on post-school transitions of young people experiencing disadvantage. While the vast majority of the young people surveyed are engaged in work or study, they are missing out on career progression opportunities, which could have long-term consequences for their futures. Please read on.

  • Pay down mortgage or boost super? 01.12.23

    Many ask, should you pay off your mortgage faster or save more in super? While the answer depends on your personal situation, investing more in super may make your money work harder. To learn more read on.

  • Minimum pension payments return back to normal (no more 50% reduction) 11.09.23

    From 1 July 2023, superannuation members with account-based pensions are required again to take at least the standard minimum pension amount each year from their account. This is called the minimum pension payment and for existing income streams, it is a percentage of your account balance on 1 July. Read more.

  • Investment market review - Quarter-ended 30 June 2023 11.09.23

    The Research Team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.