Pre-retirees concerned and underprepared

21-Jul-2017|By Daniel Paperny

Almost one in three Australians do not believe they will be in a comfortable financial position when they retire and half of those nearing retirement have not begun planning for it, according to a new study. The research prepared by Australi.. Read More

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Intermediaries driving ETF evolution


The growing acceptance of exchange-traded funds (ETF) by intermediaries such as financial planners and stockbrokers was one of the key catalysts that would help spur the maturation of Australia’s ETF sector in .. Read More

New Vertium fund to target retirees


Current retirement income funds failed to account for the different investment needs of retirees and a new approach was needed to help deliver regular income, preserve their retirement savings and grow capital in a r.. Read More

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Industry funds surpass bank-owned funds


Independent data measuring the performance of Australia’s superannuation funds showed the performance gap was widening between not-for-profit industry super funds and for-profit retail super funds. The la.. Read More

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