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Superannuation fund drops fees
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2019
After switching administrators, a $15 billion superannuation fund has dropped a number of its fees. CareSuper has removed several fees from 1 April 2019, including contribution splitting fees ($50), family law splitting fees ($40) and exit fee on ...
ANZ dismisses alleged job cuts
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
ANZ has denied reports it will cut 8000 jobs over the next three years. This was in response to an article from The Australian stating it obtained board discussions of executives that "canvassed reducing the bank's workforce by almost 20,000 to ...
Superannuation fund names innovation, transformation lead
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
A $50 billion superannuation fund has appointed an innovation and transformation lead and finalised its leadership restructure. Jeremy Hubbard joins as group executive of innovation and transformation, responsible for executing Rest's business ...
ASIC targets misleading member communication
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2019
ASIC warned it may take action on superannuation funds that send misleading communication to members about inappropriate fees and insurance premiums. The warning comes in light of the Protecting Your Super package (PYSP) reforms, which are due to ...
Advisers loyal to XPLAN: Report
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2019
XPLAN continues to be the top application of choice for financial advisers for the 12th consecutive year. This is according to the latest Investment Trends Planning Software Benchmarking Report, which showed XPLAN blitzed 29 of 34 categories. Other ...
Superannuation gender gap hits women early
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2019
A new study shows the gender retirement savings and pay gap is triggered as early as graduate employment and progressively worsens. Researchers from Monash Business School found the gender pay gap kicked in from the start of a female employee's ...
Industry funds eye SMSF market stronghold
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Industry funds will shortly take the lead from SMSFs as the sector with the largest assets under management, new KPMG research predicts. KPMG's annual Super Insights report suggests by 2029, industry funds will have more than $2 trillion in assets ...
FSU seeks transparency on CBA job cuts
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Commonwealth Bank is under pressure to disclose the extent of its planned job cuts across its branches and technology division, alleged to affect 10,000 employees. The Financial Sector Union said it wrote to CBA chief executive Matt Comyn asking to ...
Industry welcomes tax cuts and surplus
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Personal tax cuts and the $7.1 billion estimated surplus announced were the main highlights of this year's Budget , Financial Standard 's latest straw poll shows. More than a third or 35% of participants highly favoured the tax cut ...
Freedom to divest all operations
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
Freedom Insurance Group will offload its administration and financial advice businesses, and eventually cease operations. Freedom told the ASX this morning that it agreed in principle to sell its policy administration business to a third party for ...
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