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Ageing population poses budget threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
The ageing population is a fiscal time bomb, according to a new report released by the Budget Office. The report found that by 2028-29 the ageing population is expected to reduce the budget balance by $36 billion, based on current projections. ...
Consumers don't understand fee disclosure: ISA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
Proposed changes to superannuation fee disclosures are still too confusing for consumers, warns Industry Super Australia. Industry Super Australia (ISA) has provided input on the proposed changes to Regulatory Guide 97, saying the proposals don't ...
Kelaher to leave IOOF
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
IOOF has announced new leadership following the fallout from the Royal Commission, with managing director Chris Kelaher to leave the embattled wealth firm. Allan Griffiths has been named IOOF's new independent, non-executive chair. He has been ...
Coalition to boost retail access to corporate bonds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
As part of the 2019 Federal Budget, the Morrison Government has committed to consulting on reforms to develop the corporate bond market. Following the release of the Budget, Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert said: "A strong retail corporate bond ...
Cost of living fears rise: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
According to new research, 40% of Australians say the rising cost of living is their single greatest concern in 2019 but effective financial advice could be the solution. Latest research from Mortgage Choice and CoreData's looked at the attitudes ...
New wellbeing venture for BT
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
BT has launched My Wellbeing Rewards and Portal for life insurance clients, giving them access to discounts and an online hub focussed on health and wellbeing. The My Wellbeing Portal will give clients access to articles on health and wellbeing ...
Record Budget spend for older Australians
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
In tonight's Federal Budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced a record $21.6 billion for older Australians. He said the money will go towards ensuring that older people can access higher-quality and safer aged care in 2019-20 and will be an ...
Frydenberg makes big promises for small business
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a fast tracking of lower taxes for 3.4 million small and medium sized businesses, employing 7.1 million workers. The Treasurer said the Government will cut taxes for all business with an annual aggregated ...
Australia, New Zealand leaders in responsible investment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Australian and New Zealand investors are the most likely in the world to use a responsible investment approach, according to the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia. In Australia and New Zealand, 63% of total assets under management ...
New Zealand investors call for action after attacks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
New Zealand investors are rapidly joining an initiative to strengthen controls on social media content in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Last month the NZ Super Fund, Accident Compensation Corporation, Government Superannuation ...
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