Sloppy super

by Josh Fear in The Australian
Originally published in The Australian on January 15, 2009

Debates about superannuation policy are often ideological in tone.People in finance and investment circles tend to forget that the majority of Australians are profoundly disengaged from their super, at least until they approach retirement. The super system is so complicated that many workers take the simplest option – doing nothing. Governments therefore have a responsibility to examine how people really behave and to structure policy accordingly.

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