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Financial planning

The Advisers Association believes Australia runs the risk of a “back to the future” scenario that served it poorly in the past unless guardrails are put in place on non-r...

Financial planning

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has advocated for banning unsolicited calls to consumers from advisers and financial planning businesses. ...

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Superannuation

Major shifts in the constructions of portfolios should not occur until a more permanent outlook on the global economy is gleaned....

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Funds management

The Reserve Bank of Australia has a “harder road to hoe” than the Federal Reserve in terms of jawboning the economy downwards as it is “losing credibility”, according to ...

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People & Products

There is a keen need for more specialists in environmental, social and governance, according to a panel, if the industry is going to be able to work towards achieving net...

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Policy & Regulation

Organisations have welcomed the Albanese Labor government and the appointment of Stephen Jones as minister for financial services with hopes for a focus on education and ...

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Financial planning

Superannuation should not be used as a “piggy bank” to solve the housing crisis, industry experts believe, as the Coalition announces plans to let first-home buyers acces...

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People & Products

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has announced two board appointments including former Federal Treasurer and deputy prime minister Wayne Swan....

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Financial planning

Industry associations have welcomed the Federal Budget for providing stability by leaving superannuation unchanged but believe mums will be left behind....

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Financial planning

In this year’s Federal Budget, the Government has announced specific measures which will benefit women including changes to Paid Parental Leave....

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Superannuation

The SupaWomen campaign aims to help women obtain superannuation during parental leave and ensure they have access to education to learn about investing for retirement....

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Financial planning

Following months of discussion and consultation, Treasury has released its final report into the Retirement Income Covenant, stating it is confident superannuation truste...

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Superannuation

Women’s financial security should not be overlooked by the Government when it comes to ending violence against women, according to the Australian Institute of Superannuat...

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Superannuation

Despite questions being raised about the appropriateness and accuracy of the prudential regulator’s heatmaps, they do underscore the importance of advice, the Financial S...

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Superannuation

With increased regulatory change along with growth, superannuation funds have increasingly inhoused investment functions meaning there has been more immediate knowledge o...

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Adnan

It is fascinating to see that this year - 2 funds (Mine Super & CFS FirstChoice Employer Super) which failed APRA Perfor...

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Thanks for providing us even more work in educating clients on the growth/ defensive splits of all these "top" performer...

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Why would you do that for? It would be a case of the same circus, different clowns....

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