Super sector lobbying behind changes

08-May-2013|By Kate Kachor

Lobbying by Australia’s superannuation sector was behind the federal government’s decision not to legislate select measures under proposed changes to the country’s $1.5 trillion superannuation system. Financial Services and.. Read More

Fintech Australia launches insurtech group


Fintech start-up association Fintech Australia has formed a new division specifically for insurance technology or ‘insurtech’ start-ups as the sub-sector continues to grow in the local fintech market. .. Read More

Charitable giving not one-size-fits-all


Financial advisers were still finding it hard to discuss philanthropy, given the topic was not suitable for all clients, according to Profile Financial Services senior financial planner Todd Stanford. Speaking t.. Read More

Individual bonds offer predictability


Owning individual corporate bonds was the best way for retiree clients to access predictability of income while also generating better yields than they would get through a bank term deposit, according to XTB. Ad.. Read More

MLC changes boost policy accessibility


A series of changes to MLC Life Insurance products has meant the insurer’s retail clients can now get a discount when taking out multiple life insurance policies. In a statement, MLC Life Insurance said t.. Read More

Advisers must factor in uncertainty


A new paper from actuarial research firm Milliman has argued that financial planners need to be more aware of uncertainty as a fundamental aspect of investing, with the outcomes of asset class performance, regulation.. Read More

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