Super funded housing: super idea or super disaster?

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Would you take money from your superannuation to purchase a home? After Joe Hockey’s suggestion to allow people to tap into their superannuation to buy their first home, economists are confused as to how this will benefit Australians, or the budget’s bottom line. They agree that changes to superannuation are needed, but not the changes being proposed.

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Tuesday, March 10 2015
Produced By Paul Brescia
Featured in storyMatt Grundoff - Senior Economist, The Australian InstituteSusan Thorpe - Professor of Economics, The University of Sydney Business SchoolLoretta Iskra - Associate Lecturer in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, University of Wollongong

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