Changes to Minimum Pension Drawdown Rates

On the 29th May 2021, the government announced that the reduced annual minimum pension payment amounts will be extended for the 2021/22 financial year. To assist retirees, the government reduced the minimum annual payment amounts required for account-based pensions, annuities and allocated pensions by half for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years. This was due … Read more

Webinar: Maximising your mid-life effectiveness

On Tuesday 27th April 2021, the webinar, Maximising Your Mid Life effectiveness was recorded. It features Nathan Buttigieg from Christian Super and Mark Boyd from Green Leaf Wealth. This live recording discusses the concept of living life with a view towards a purposeful retirement. It focusses on helping those with the ability to save some … Read more

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 AEDT 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

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

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