WA couples face super disadvantage

20-Jul-2017

Healthcare industry superannuation fund HESTA has called on Western Australia to harmonise its legal requirements regarding splitting of super between couples with the rest of the country, pointing out the state did .. Read More

WA couples face super disadvantage

20-Jul-2017

Healthcare industry superannuation fund HESTA has called on Western Australia to harmonise its legal requirements regarding splitting of super between couples with the rest of the country, pointing out the state did .. Read More

Plum Super unveils retirement product

18-Jul-2017

National Australia Bank (NAB) owned superannuation fund Plum Super has launched a new product geared toward facilitating Australians in managing their super in the pre and post retirement phases. The account-bas.. Read More

Women less educated about super

18-Jul-2017

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 .. Read More

Unpaid super loophole harms confidence

17-Jul-2017

The government’s move to address a legislative loophole that allows employers to avoid paying the full super guarantee (SG) entitlement to staff should be lauded and give greater confidence to those looking to .. Read More

Savings outside super to accelerate

11-Jul-2017

Growth in funds both inside and outside super would be favourable over the next 10 years, according to the latest report from research firm DEXX&R. Retail savings were expected to be the strongest performer.. Read More

Seniors cautious about super drawdown

10-Jul-2017

A recent study has shown that retirees are drawing down minuscule annual amounts on their superannuation, dispelling the myth that they are frivolous with their savings. ‘How Australia Saves’ &ndash.. Read More

Anti-detriment removal a turning point

05-Jul-2017

The federal government’s removal of anti-detriment payments under the new superannuation regime was a significant turning point for non-dependent beneficiaries receiving death benefit payments from their super .. Read More

Super review moves to final stage

04-Jul-2017

The federal government has announced the start of the final stage of the Productivity Commission's review into Australia’s superannuation system to assess its efficiency and dissect whether issues such as the c.. Read More

Competition could lift $292m super burden

04-Jul-2017

Reforms targeting the competitiveness of Australia’s superannuation system could reduce total fees paid by Australian consumers by $292 million each year, according to a new report by the Financial Services Cou.. Read More

Super funds on course for eighth year surge

30-Jun-2017

Super funds are likely to post a positive finish for the eighth consecutive financial year, yielding a 110 per cent return since the end of the global financial crisis (GFC), according to a Chant West media release. .. Read More

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