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Problem is weak credit law, not us: ASIC
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 OCT 2013
... in the form of financial literacy material on managing credit and loans and debt, which was available on the MoneySmart website. The regulator added that "despite the limitations of the legislative framework, ASIC took action on credit ...
Scam artists impersonate ASIC and MoneySmart
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2013
... of scam artists impersonating representatives of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and MoneySmart. ASIC said the confidence tricksters are calling up from offshore telling unsuspecting consumers that their banks, credit ...
Investors warned off making extra super contributions
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2013
... are taxed at 15% instead of person's usual income tax rate. According to the calculator on the government's MoneySmart website, a person earning $60,000 contributing an extra $150 a fortnight into their super would see their pension pot ...
MoneySmart list of unlicensed companies approaches 700
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2013
... listed on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)'s online financial literacy website, MoneySmart, has grown to 696. China Environment Group Limited (CEG), based in the British Virgin Islands, has become the latest ...
Enshrinement of "financial planner" closer to becoming law
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2013
... needs to be behind it," Rantall said. "The FPA welcomes the recommendation by the report to have ASIC, through MoneySmart, promote and communicate to consumers the benefits of enshrining the terms financial planner and financial adviser. "We ...
MoneySmart fin lit schools kits now even more hi-tech
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2013
... resources designed to help primary school teachers promote financial literacy. The resources are part of the ASIC MoneySmart initiative and revolve around the Foundation to Year 5 principles of planning how to use money, saving, spending, donating ...
ASIC unveils primary school teaching package
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2012
... material for primary teachers that has been mapped into the Australian National Curriculum. ASIC unveiled the MoneySmart Teaching package at a national education conference for primary school teachers held in Adelaide last week. A resource ...
ASIC clears up infrastructure rules
ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 24 JAN 2012
... entities will need to disclose whether they meet the benchmarks and if not, why they don't, along with full disclosure of the 11 principles. Information about this asset class has now been published on the MoneySmart website for investors.
Super trustee guidelines for retirement estimates
CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  THURSDAY, 8 DEC 2011
... planning. The regulator's "Superannuation forecasts" include tools such as ASIC's retirement planner on the MoneySmart website. ASIC said the retirement estimates along with superannuation calculators play a "complementary role" in ...
Adviser fee structures hit the spotlight
ALISON BEVEGE  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2011
... evidence to suggest ASIC doesn't like asset-pricing models. The corporate regulator says on its consumer-oriented MoneySmart website that when choosing an adviser it's better to pay a flat fee (such as fee-for-service or by the hour) than an ...
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