Chapter 1: Superannuation basics

In an uncertain world, this can only strengthen Australia and make the outlook for its citizens much more secure.

Paul Keating, former prime minister and former treasurer of Australia, and the chief architect of superannuation in Australia

Let’s face it, superannuation laws are complex and unless you like reading super legislation, like I do, you are probably busy just living your life, working and trying to take some time out. However, you don’t have to be a tax or superannuation expert to understand super: this book is designed to guide you through the convoluted system of superannuation in the easiest way possible, based on the lifetime of experience and advice I have shared with my clients.

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