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Australia ranks fifth for financial literacyBY ALEX DUNNIN | THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2017 12:41PM
Australia's school education performance against global benchmarks in mathematics, reading and science may be falling but their financial literacy performance is strongly above average, ranking fifth from 15 countries.
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AIA Australia's newly launched advice business has named a chief executive to lead its efforts, as the life insurer brings some Commonwealth Financial Planning advisers into the fold.
Yesterday's Standing Committee hearings on financial advice suggested the corporate regulator and industry superannuation funds are the only ones benefiting from increasing costs.
The superannuation startup geared at self-employed workers is looking to raise $1.5 million, as it sets it sights on 60,000 members in five years.
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has made changes to its procedures to weed out complaints where the consumer didn't really suffer any financial harm.
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