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What happens to my superannuation when I die?


What happens to your superannuation after you die? What happens if you haven’t nominated a beneficiary?

Join Anna and Kerryn Lancaster, a senior corporate superannuation professional, to discuss who could access your super funds when you’ve gone.

Guest: Kerryn Lancaster, Corporate Superannuation
Host: Anna Hacker, Principal, Australian Unity Trustees Legal Services

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What happens when I die? is a podcast by Australian Unity.

General advice for listeners
Please be aware that the information in this podcast has been prepared without considering the objectives, financial situation, or needs of any individual and is general in nature. If you do wish to act on the information, before doing so you should consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and obtain specific legal and financial advice. As we suggest in the podcast we would always recommend obtaining financial and legal advice relevant to your circumstances before making any decisions and also in line with this suggest getting specialist advice from a tax professional to confirm the impact of this financial advice on your overall tax position.

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