Women less educated about super

18-Jul-2017|By Megan Tran

Australian women lagged behind their male counterparts when it came to understanding superannuation, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). A survey of around 1000 Australians conducted late last year by th.. Read More

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

Law firm partner to head banking review


The government has announced that law firm King & Wood Mallesons will oversee its independent review into implementing a transparent banking regime to make Australia’s banking system more beneficial for con.. Read More

Aussie shares shine despite mining decline


The end of the mining boom saw many investors dismissive of the Australian economy, but the local equity market still presents many strong opportunities, particularly within the financial services sector, according t.. Read More

Rise of passive could hit inflection point


While the increasingly fee-conscious nature of Australian investors has seen greater pressures on active managers and a swing towards passive, the tides may be about to turn and current market conditions presented a .. Read More

Dealer groups need tech focus


Advice dealer groups must learn to see themselves as technology companies first and foremost if they are to succeed in the digital age, according to Clearview. Speaking to financialobserver, Clearview Financial .. Read More

Opinion – Income can be protected from rising rates


Many market commentators have warned that investors face significant losses on their income portfolios as yields around the world begin to rise from record lows. Their warnings gained some validity when bond yie.. Read More

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