AUSCOAL Super awards

Changes to claiming a total and permanent disablement benefit

Date Posted: 16 May 2014
From 1 July 2014 the definition of total and permanent disablement (TPD) insurance will change. Overall, the new TPD definition could make it harder for members who take out insurance after 1 July 2014 to claim a TPD benefit.


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What's that cup of coffee really costing you?

For many people picking up a coffee on the way to work is as routine as brushing their teeth. But do you know what your coffee habit is really costing you?

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Defined benefit - WA Coal Division

You’ll automatically receive a defined benefit account if you’re employed in the Western Australian coal mining industry and are likely to remain employed as a mine worker for at least six months.

Find out more about your defined benefit account

 

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Staying mentally healthy following redundancy

The economic environment is quickly changing in Australia and many of our colleagues, family and friends may be going through a tough time after a redundancy. It is a uncertain time that provides heightened stress levels and has the potential to lead to mental health issues.

Read more at www.superfriend.com.au

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Full-time retirement concept to end

A new study commissioned by The Financial Services Council (FSC) found older workers are regarded as more reliable and want to work for longer, regardless of their financial situation. According to the FSC, this is an important precursor to increasing the retirement age to at least 65 and helping stretch retirement incomes.

Read more at the Financial Observer