Disclosure rules create investor confusion

27-Sep-2017

New research from superannuation ratings agency SuperRatings has confirmed that new fee and cost disclosure rules for super funds create risks for investors and are flawed. In a report commissioned by Industry .. Read More

Disclosure rules create investor confusion

27-Sep-2017

New research from superannuation ratings agency SuperRatings has confirmed that new fee and cost disclosure rules for super funds create risks for investors and are flawed. In a report commissioned by Industry .. Read More

Tailoring key to healthy retirement savings

27-Sep-2017

Millions of Australians in MySuper are missing out on up to a third of their potential retirement balance because of the lack of competitive forces targeting better retirement outcomes. Speaking at a media brie.. Read More

MyRetirement needs pension test exemptions

21-Sep-2017

The Actuaries Institute has urged the federal government to examine how retirement income products are viewed under the means tests for the age pension as the super industry moves ahead with the forthcoming MyRetire.. Read More

Industry, retail funds neck and neck

20-Sep-2017

The latest Chant West report showed industry and retail funds’ performances were on par with each other in August after returning 0.6 per cent over the month. The results were another modest showing after .. Read More

Australians less financially secure

18-Sep-2017

New research by National Australia Bank (NAB) in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact has revealed that Australians are feeling less financially secure than last year, with one in seven not having any saving.. Read More

Prevention vital for SG compliance

11-Sep-2017

The superannuation guarantee (SG) is a key pillar for preserving the retirement income future of working Australians and a greater focus on prevention than recovery by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will help s.. Read More

DIY wills leave retirees at risk

11-Sep-2017

Budgetary concerns are increasingly driving retirees to draft informal wills rather than engaging an estate planning specialist to help with the process, but these cost cutting attempts can ultimately end up costing .. Read More

Government introduces first home scheme laws

08-Sep-2017

Legislation for the government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS), as well as its proposed new superannuation rules for retirees downsizing their homes, have been introduced to parliament. The Treasur.. Read More

Challenger products expand to AMP

06-Sep-2017

Advisers and customers can now access Challenger’s full range of annuities via AMP’s wealth management adviser portal and digital tools as the financial services giant moves to expand its range of retirem.. Read More

Industry fund outperformance shows fee folly

05-Sep-2017

The consistent outperformance of industry superannuation funds in comparison to retail funds illustrated that the public focus on lowering fees to improve super fund performance was unproductive, according to Chant W.. Read More

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