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Superannuation

The Government has released the consultation paper for the definition of superannuation, putting forward one proposed objective and two alternatives....

People & Products

Vanguard’s head of super, Michael Lovett, is to depart just three months after the firm launched its superannuation offering....

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Superannuation

Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse could be able to access the superannuation of their offender for unpaid compensation, under two Government proposals....

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Life/Risk

The Financial Services Council has commenced operation of an enforceable standard for handling group life insurance claims in superannuation....

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Superannuation

A Melbourne woman has been sentenced for her involvement in a crime syndicate which stole over $3.3 million from superannuation and share trading accounts....

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Financial planning

Digital tools are being classed as the pathway to simple advice but adviser, Paul Moran, believes it will be unable to solve the problem of advice affordability and acces...

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Superannuation

Assistant treasurer, Stephen Jones, has outlined the Government’s intentions to strengthen the superannuation system, stating an objective is needed followed by discussio...

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Financial planning

The typical Aussie investor invests for the long term through direct mutual funds and equities, has a high risk tolerance but their engagement with asset allocation is lo...

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Superannuation

How financial advisers should be monitored by superannuation trustees is among issues raised by a regulatory thematic review of outsourcing in super....

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Superannuation

The Financial Services Council has called for the Government to recognise superannuation with a clear and simple objective....

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Superannuation

Australia is sitting among the top five best countries globally to retire as superannuation fund members navigate preparing for retirement in an inflationary environment....

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Financial planning

Australian Retirement Trust has introduced new financial advice fee caps, coming into effect for Australian Retirement Trust Super Savings and QSuper accounts from 15 Aug...

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Superannuation

The prudential regulator is pushing for superannuation funds to merge to deliver member benefits but some are facing ‘consolidation indigestion’ in the process....

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Superannuation

ASIC has conducted a review into how superannuation funds communicated their performance test failures to members, revealing some may have risked misleading members....

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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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This report is a blatant display of far-left factional partisanship, treating superannuation funds as state property and...

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