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Superannuation

Consultants are handling an almost unprecedented number of corporate superannuation fund reviews, with the likelihood that industry superannuation funds will emerge as wi...

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Features

Mike Taylor writes that the Government’s Your Future, Your Super Budget announcement might look good at first blush but contains a number of wrinkles which need to be iro...

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Superannuation

The devil will be in the detail and so all the key elements of the superannuation industry want the Government to enter into meaningful consultation around its superannua...

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Superannuation

With five significant superannuation fund mergers already on foot and eight others known to be in the early stages, the Australian superannuation industry faces further c...

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Financial planning

Superannuation funds need the ability to deliver a wider range of financial advice to members, according to a roundtable....

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Superannuation

Superannuation should be placed under an independent authority such as the Reserve Bank rather have it subjected to political game-playing, according to a roundtable of s...

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Superannuation

Ending the hardship early release superannuation regime on 30 December and proceeding with a lift in the superannuation guarantee to 12% are central to Government keeping...

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Superannuation

With the average early release superannuation draw-down standing at slightly over $8,000 and with the load spread across virtually superannuation funds, the industry is h...

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Superannuation

Superannuation funds expect as many as 600,000 members to follow through and withdraw up to $10,000 with many not understanding the insurance and long-run investment impl...

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Superannuation

It is only early days, but already the numbers of superannuation fund members who have lost insurance cover as a result of the Government’s Protecting Your Superannuation...

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Financial planning

Industry superannuation funds are winning more corporate superannuation mandates and therefore making the choices about who provides financial advice....

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