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NFP intra-fund advice is not a distribution channel
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
The value of financial advice provided via not-for-profit superannuation funds should not be tainted as a result of discussions about dismantling vertical integration. This is according to Industry Fund Services chief executive Cath Bowtell, who ...
BlackRock names new Australasia head
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
BlackRock appointed a new head of Australasia to succeed Dominik Rohe . Andrew Landman will return from Hong Kong to Sydney to take the post in June. Rohe will become the head of the Latin America region. Landman was appointed head of the Asia ...
Protecting Your Super Package will cross finish line: Treasurer
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg outlined in the Budget that part of the Protecting Your Super Package has been delayed but flagged it will pass into law before the end of 2019. A new law to enable superannuation fund members with a balance less ...
Budget 2019-20: Social media reacts
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg ignited mixed reactions on social media when he handed down the 2019-20 Budget tonight. Here's what Twitter accounts had to say. The Liberals boasted achieving a Budget surplus - the first in over a decade. ...
AustralianSuper hikes insurance fees
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
AustralianSuper is increasing the cost of insurance, blaming the Federal Government's recent Protecting Your Super legislation for the changes. On 1 June 2019, the cost of TPD and income protection cover will rise for AustralianSuper members ...
Treasurer courts retirees with new superannuation measures
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg unveiled new superannuation measures on the eve of releasing the 2019-20 Budget in a bid to win over retirees. Frydenberg announced yesterday that 65 and 66-year-olds will be able to make voluntary superannuation ...
MP slams prolonged grandfathered commissions carve out
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
With the ANZ banking group abolishing all grandfathered commissions as of yesterday, the industry is receiving little sympathy from the Government. Deputy chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics Review of the Four ...
Regulators name laggard life insurance providers
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
While the majority of life insurance claims are paid in the first instance (92%), the wait and resolution times vary significantly across providers, a joint study by the regulators found. AMP (eight months) and Westpac (three months) take the ...
Trump will continue to buoy stock markets: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
Robert Mueller's findings that US President Donald Trump did not collude with Russia during the 2016 election campaign is good news for the global share markets, Financial Standard's latest spot poll shows. The majority of readers (68%) agree ...
FEW recognises Thalia Stanley Group founder
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
The founder of Thalia Stanley Group was recognised for her contribution to financial literacy and mentorship. Marion Mays won the Positive Progression of Women Award at the annual Financial Executive Women Leadership Conference, which was held in ...
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