Retirement Planning in a Low Return World Webinar

Alex Cook of Wealth With Purpose is a Christian financial advisor. He will be re-running his most popular webinar in October, called Retirement Planning in a Low Return World. When: Wednesday 21st October 21 at 7.30pm AEST Cost: FREE Register Here: In the last few months we’ve seen the world turned upside down, with economies coming to a standstill, stock markets plummeting then rising again … Read more

Why making additional contributions to your super may benefit you

Saving and investing for your future is one of the wisest and most important things you can do, whether you are just starting out in your career, cementing financial foundations, or approaching retirement. To live the lifestyle you want in retirement, you may need to make additional contributions to your super, over and above the … Read more

Carry Forward and Bring Forward Rules

A new way to top up your super, tax effectively. Carry forward rule – Concessional Contributions Bring forward rule – Non-Concessional Contributions Your super is the only investment you have that offers a favourable tax treatment over time. A lower tax rate means you have more available funds to fulfil a purposeful retirement. Tax advantages … Read more

Phone-Based Financial Advice Options

This blogpost is PART TWO, of our series on Financial Advice. Read on to learn all about the phone-based financial advice options available to you as a Christian Super member, many of which are provided free of charge. PART ONE: Self-Serve Financial Advice Options PART TWO: Phone-Based Financial Advice Options PART THREE: The Value of Financial Advice … Read more

How a Purposeful Retirement can Mark Our Most Fruitful Season of Christian Service

By Ross Piper (CEO, Christian Super) You may have heard it said that ‘life begins at forty’ or ‘life begins at fifty’ or ‘life begins at… well insert whatever age you happen to be turning that year’! I’ve always appreciated the concept of seasons in life. As I look back over my professional, personal and … Read more

Changes to Minimum Pension Drawdown Rates

The Federal Government has announced that the minimum pension drawdown rates will be temporarily halved for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 financial years. This change will provide greater flexibility for retirees who do not wish to sell their investment assets during this time, when the value of those assets is reduced. From 1 July 2020, if … Read more

Centrelink Income and Asset Strategies Webinar 2019

This retirement planning video was recorded during a live webinar event conducted by Gavin Martin from Cornerstone Wealth for Christian Super members on 8th August 2019. The main topics covered were: How to maximise the pension when only one member of a couple is Age Pension age? How to maximise the pension on the death … Read more

Retirement, Centrelink and the Age Pension Webinar 2019

The Retirement Planning video was recorded during a live webinar event conducted by Gavin Martin from Cornerstone Wealth for Christian Super members on 22nd July 2019. The main topics covered were: How do you qualify for the age pension? How much can I work and still receive the pension? How to claim the Age Pension … Read more

Three Keys to Preparing for Purposeful Retirement

Excerpt from our free eBook ‘Purposeful Living‘ By Michael Blue “Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah.” These were the dying words of C.T. Studd spoken as he lay thousands of miles from his homeland in the middle of the jungles of Africa. He lived a life that exhibited his profound trust in the Lord’s ability to provide. After … Read more