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The clock is ticking to act on super changes. If you’re still confused, read on.

15 December 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Date: 15 December 2017   From 1 July 2017, major changes to the superannuation rules announced in the 2016 Federal Budget came into effect. Nearly six months on, many Australians remain confused by the changes, and unsure about how they will be affected.  The good news is that there is still time to

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Choosing the date of your retirement

12 December 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Date: 12 December 2017 Is your investment strategy stopping you choosing your own retirement date Why super isn’t the only long-term saving plan Most of us would love to be able to choose when we retire – preferably before we are too old to enjoy it. At the same time, because we are

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Using investment bonds to fund education

6 December 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Worried about funding your child’s education? Don’t panic – a little bit of planning goes a long way As we head into the tail end of the year, many parents are thinking about the onset of school fees – and how to afford them. Starting early and investing carefully is always best,

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Bonds – The gift of education

22 November 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Date: 22 November 2017 The gift of education – and the hidden costs of funding it Benjamin Franklin said that “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest” – but given the rates of interest on offer at the moment and the spiralling costs of education, saving enough to fund your kids’ or

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Investment Bonds Insights October 2017

26 October 2017

Welcome to our October 2017 edition of Investment Bond Insights Estate planning post 1 July 2017 Investors spend a lifetime saving and building wealth; however, without an effective estate plan, the death of a spouse or parent can trigger a range of unintended consequences. An estate plan defines how an investor wants their assets to

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Estate planning in the post 1 July 2017

19 October 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Date: 18 October 2017 Investors spend a lifetime saving and building wealth; however, without an effective estate plan, the death of a spouse or parent can trigger a range of unintended consequences. An estate plan defines how an investor wants their assets to be managed during their lifetime and how they want them disbursed

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Choose your own retirement

13 October 2017

Author: Centuria Investment Bonds Date: 13 October 2017 Successive governments have pushed out the age at which Australians can access superannuation and aged pension benefits, which for many, delays the age at which they can retire. In this article, Centuria Capital examines the need for retirement savings and looks at investment strategies outside of superannuation that could fund an

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Trusts are now in the Opposition’s sights – investors urged to consider alternatives

16 August 2017

“The recent tax hikes on contributions to super have significantly eroded the potential retirement savings of many Australians. Super isn’t necessarily the most tax-effective savings plan out there anymore.” These are the words of Neil Rogan, a specialist in investment management and General Manager – Investment Bonds Division at Centuria Life following the latest in a range

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Investment Bonds Insights August 2017

5 August 2017

Welcome to our August 2017 edition of Investment Bond Insights Labor sets its sights on discretionary trusts Although the next federal election is not due until November 2019, the Australian Labor Party has been busy rolling out policy announcements. Here, Neil Rogan, General Manager of the Investment Bonds Division for Centuria, looks at Bill Shorten’s

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Neil Rogan interview with Switzer about the benefits of Bonds

3 August 2017

Switzer interview with Neil Rogan on the 1 July superannuation changes Watch Neil Rogan – GM Centuria Invesment Bonds tell us why investment bonds are a well suited alternative to super.

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