Decide on super before you die

Anyone with superannuation savings may want to sign binding documents on who should get their funds when they die, in order to spare bereaved relatives of intrusive questioning by trustees over how to disburse funds. Rule changes are being considered by the federal government to force fund trustees to judge whether a relationship was sexual, to determine the public reputation of the relationship, or judge whether it was a relationship of “mere coincidence” before superannuation death benefits could be released.

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