Human advice out of super funds’ reach

23-Nov-2017

Digital advice was the logical choice for superannuation funds looking to provide assistance to mass numbers of fund members nearing retirement, as funds would never have the financial or physical resources necessary.. Read More

Human advice out of super funds’ reach

23-Nov-2017

Digital advice was the logical choice for superannuation funds looking to provide assistance to mass numbers of fund members nearing retirement, as funds would never have the financial or physical resources necessary.. Read More

Consultation critical in improving retirement

15-Nov-2017

Further consultation was crucial to ensuring superannuation fund members were deploying their savings in the most effective way for the retirement phase of super, according to Revenue and Financial Services Minister .. Read More

ATO deadline good time to engage clients

14-Nov-2017

The 31 October deadline for lodging individual tax returns was an opportunity for advisers to encourage clients to contribute their tax return to superannuation, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds o.. Read More

Further consolidation expected in super

10-Nov-2017

The superannuation industry is likely to consolidate by 60 per cent over the next decade, with many of the current crop of start-up super funds being taken over by bigger industry players, according to Rice Warner. .. Read More

TRIS top of mind for advisers

09-Nov-2017

Transition-to-retirement income streams (TRIS) were currently top of mind for advisers off the back of the federal government’s recent changes to superannuation tax concessions, with many seeking clarification .. Read More

Aon launches new super fund

08-Nov-2017

Aon has restructured its existing Master Trust superannuation fund to create a new super offering, smartMonday, aimed at putting more control over retirement decisions in fund members’ hands. In a statemen.. Read More

Millennials’ superannuation share rockets

08-Nov-2017

The latest Roy Morgan research into superannuation and financial behaviour showed millennials accounted for 14.6 per cent of the total retirement savings pool in September 2017, more than double the 6.4 per cent mark.. Read More

Claims, remediation hit BTFG earnings

07-Nov-2017

BT Financial Group’s (BTFG) cash earnings fell in the 12 months to September 2017 as a result of increased claims in its insurance business and the impact of a number of customer remediation programs in superan.. Read More

Proactive approach key to stop elder abuse

07-Nov-2017

Advisers should take a proactive approach to preventing elder abuse among their retiree clients, particularly regarding potential misuse of powers of attorney by the client’s children, according to Aged Care St.. Read More

O’Dwyer hits back at union super campaign

03-Nov-2017

Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O’Dwyer has said the union movement is “setting out to mislead MPs” amid a concerted push from the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) to get .. Read More

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