• Feature Article

    Mortgages v super, the battle of the giants

    David James |  The two biggest pools of capital in the country are residential property and superannuation. The debate about whether the super contribution would be better used to pay off mortgages reflects that.
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    A good benchmark

    What should super investors regard as a good yardstick for their investment returns over time? There are some indicators.
Today's Lead Article

What we learned this week 22 May

Staff reporter  | 22 May 2015  | Columns

learnProblems with projecting final outcomes, especially income in retirement; SMSFs move away from cash; Labor's tax slug worse than thought; Coalition's policy to hit middle income retirees; Australia's high tax burden and Portugal's negative interest rates.


Columns

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Mortgages v super, the battle of the giants

The two biggest pools of capital in the country are residential property and superannuation. The debate about whether the super contribution would be better used to pay off mortgages reflects that.

In-Depth

How to avoid gambling

Casino

It is often thought that investment is a gamble. It should not be. There is risk, but the risk can be managed and embraced.

 

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