ALP offers super reform alternatives

25-Aug-2016|By Jerome Doraisamy

The federal opposition has outlined compromise measures to reform Australia’s superannuation system, saying the initiatives would lead to a net improvement of $238 million to the budget over the forward estimates and $4.4 billion in the nex.. Read More

Attitude to managed accounts needs changing


Managed accounts should be treated as an advice solution rather than a product solution and were increasingly vital to the way in which dealer groups interacted with their clients, according to Shadforth Financial Gr.. Read More

Nearly half of EGM forms deemed invalid


The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) yesterday said it had reviewed the 230 forms received calling for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) and found over 100 to be invalid. The forms could therefore n.. Read More

Insurance growth buoys ClearView result


Listed financial services group ClearView has announced a 35 per cent increase in its annual earnings for the 2016 financial year, as profits in its life insurance business continued to surge. ClearView earnings.. Read More

Retirement income gap less than expected


New research commissioned by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has revealed the majority of retirees do not spend as much as expected in retirement, suggesting the government’s proposed.. Read More

ASIC accepts EU from AFSL holder


The corporate regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from licensee My Adviser following concerns it may have breached its supervisory obligations around its authorised representatives. Since Janu.. Read More

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