Super funds need to refocus on Gen X appeal

27-Mar-2017

Baby boomers will shrink as a percentage of the retail superannuation industry, presenting a challenge for super funds to appeal to younger generations, Tria Investment Partners says. The consultancy group&rsquo.. Read More

Super funds need to refocus on Gen X appeal

27-Mar-2017

Baby boomers will shrink as a percentage of the retail superannuation industry, presenting a challenge for super funds to appeal to younger generations, Tria Investment Partners says. The consultancy group&rsquo.. Read More

New partnership to revolutionise retirement

23-Mar-2017

Standard Life Investments’ new absolute return fixed income fund with Challenger is set to go live within a month, with the two groups set to leverage off each other’s expertise in the Australian and Unit.. Read More

Guaranteed products can worsen outcomes

23-Mar-2017

Retirees needed to carefully consider their retirement goals before investing in guaranteed income products as some could worsen their financial situation over time, according to actuarial firm Milliman. The fir.. Read More

ASFA urges ATO funding increase

23-Mar-2017

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has called on the government to boost funding to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for auditing businesses around super guarantee (SG) compliance, follow.. Read More

Study shows pessimism over women’s retirement

21-Mar-2017

The persistent gender pay gap combined with an overly conservative investment approach was contributing to increased pessimism among women when it came to planning for an adequate retirement, according to a new State.. Read More

Australians fear for retirement prospects

21-Mar-2017

Australians were increasingly becoming more concerned about their retirement outcomes as the need to upgrade retirement products and prioritise aged-care costs became more apparent, according to an Investment Trends .. Read More

AFA call to open up data to secure super

20-Mar-2017

The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has identified data sharing as a key component to resolve non-payment of the superannuation guarantee (SG) by many Australian employers, and has called for non-compliant bu.. Read More

Challenger calculator puts retirees on track

17-Mar-2017

Analysing the direction of retirement income spending will help advisers provide greater clarity and comfort for clients making the transition to retirement who are seeking to preserve their capital, according to Cha.. Read More

Risks outweigh merits of new super proposal

16-Mar-2017

A potential new government policy to allow first homebuyers to access their super when entering the property market was not without merit, but presented concentration risks for young people’s retirement portfol.. Read More

SG not adequate for rising retiree expenses

14-Mar-2017

New figures from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) revealed Sydney retirees who did not own their home would require more than $1 million in super savings to maintain a comfortable standard .. Read More

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