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Statewide appoints new chief executive
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2015
After a search that spanned both Australia and the world, Statewide Super has appointed a National Australia Bank (NAB) general manager as its new chief executive. NAB general manager strategic development Asia, Richard Nunn, will leave the bank in ...
Retail funds recommending advice fee rates
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2015
While retail super funds post-FOFA have unbundled their embedded advice commissions, half still recommend an average 0.55% in ongoing advice service fees, the annual super fee survey from Rainmaker reveals. As a result of the compulsory adoption of ...
Super fees almost halved in five years
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2015
Super fund fees have fallen 40% in the last five years owing to regulatory shifts and technological innovation, but the fall has not unduly impacted providers' bottom lines, according to the latest comprehensive survey of the sector by Rainmaker. ...
UK moves away from annuities: research
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2015
Pension freedoms in the United Kingdom have created a "seismic movement" away from annuities according to UK-based financial researcher Defaqto. In its most recent white paper aimed at financial advisers working with retirement plans, Defaqto said ...
LUCRF defends political campaign allegations
MARK SMITH AND DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 SEP 2015
Labour Union Co-operative Retirement Fund (LUCRF) has responded to allegations that it paid thousands of dollars to a National Union of Workers fund, IR21, to finance political campaigns. Reports in News Ltd papers have claimed the industry super ...
Super fund members switching at record rates: research
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2015
Australians are paying attention to the superannuation conversation with new data showing super members are switching funds at a level not seen since 2010. Eleven per cent of super members switched funds last year, up from 9% in 2013. About 5% are ...
EOFY means new laws and new products
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2015
... on investment opportunities in North America and Latin America. AvSuper adds new investment option - The retirement fund for the aviation and aviation safety industries is adding a new investment option to its menu from 1 July. Called Balanced ...
AvSuper adds new investment option
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2015
AvSuper, the retirement fund for the aviation and aviation safety industries, is adding a new investment option to its menu from 1 July. Called Balanced Growth, the option will comprise exposure to 65% growth assets and 35% defensive assets. It is ...
Maritime Super appoints independent director
STAFF WRITER  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2015
... John Coombs, who retired after 20 years on the boards of Maritime Super and the former Stevedore Employees Retirement Fund (SERF). Maritime Super is the largest industry fund dedicated to the maritime industry. It looks after more than 30,000 ...
US schools should teach finlit
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2015
... by the Department of Labor, to introduce fiduciary obligations on retirement advisers arguing it will result retirement fund members having reduced access to information. It has meanwhile been reported that Republican members of the House ...
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