February 2020 Newsletter

In February’s newsletter, we discuss the transfer balance cap – the limit that applies when transferring super benefits from accumulation phase to retirement phase. Next, our animation illustrates the finer details of account-based pensions and the minimum annual pension payment. It’s not uncommon for a care recipient to receive informal care from a family member or close friend; we provide a summary of the aged care and informal care space, including the financial assistance available to eligible carers.

We explore household consumption and the Diderot Effect – the purchase of a consumer good or service that can prompt the purchase of another consumer good or service, and so on. Lastly, we leave you with an important Sky News video, where the ACCC Chairman Rod Simms explains that scammers are unfortunately targeting bushfire relief.

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Newsletter Articles

Retirement and the transfer balance cap (TBC)

A limit applies to the amount of super benefits you can transfer from accumulation phase to retirement phase to support an account-based pension. In this article, we discuss the transfer balance cap.

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Minimum annual pension payment animation

Upon commencing an account-based pension, a minimum annual pension payment must be made (until such time that the pension ceases). In this animation, we illustrate the minimum annual pension payment.

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Aged care and the informal care space

Older Australians are increasingly choosing to remain living in their own homes for as long as possible. In this article, we provide a summary of the aged care and informal care space.

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Household consumption and the Diderot Effect

The purchase of a consumer good or service can prompt the purchase of another consumer good or service, and so on. In this article, we explore household consumption and the Diderot Effect.

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Notice: Scammers targeting bushfire relief

Australia is experiencing devastating and widespread bushfires; support for those impacted is overwhelming. In this video, the ACCC Chairman provides details on scammers targeting bushfire relief.

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