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Fitzpatricks expands footprint

KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
... practices now licensed by Fitzpatricks include Fryer Financial Services, Thomson Wealth, both Sydney-based, Victoria-based Nest Wealth, and Queensland-based Encompass Wealth.

Pension giant cuts tobacco

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
... products, increasingly aggressive legal action by governments against the tobacco industry and falling global smoking rates. Nest already has a tobacco-free policy in its ESG emerging markets fund and commodities fund. The latest announcement weeds it ...

Lifecycle fails to woo industry super

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2019
... and two are corporate funds. For a product designed as an antidote for Australians' chronic lack of interest in their nest eggs, why has lifecycle super registered such low take up from the dominant industry fund sector? The answer may lie in the ...

Should super funds segregate pension assets?

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
... platform, legal positioning and culture are more likely to drive segregation thinking," Williams said. "The decision should nest within the fund's broader strategic thinking about whether a mass production philosophy will drive its enterprise model ...

Australians lose record amount to scams

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
... of well over $20 million. Rickard said older Australians who got caught up in investment scams while trying to grow their nest eggs reported total losses of $7.6 million, while those misled in fake relationships in dating and romance scams reported losses ...

VanEck launches hedged version of $520m ETF

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2019
VanEck has launched a hedged version of a $520 million that invests in MSCI Ex Australia using quality as a factor. The newly-listed VanEck Vectors MSCI World ex Australia Quality (Hedged) ETF tracks a hedged version of the same index tracked by the ...

Women lead superannuation fund engagement

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
... the majority of members are not engaged with their superannuation, women are taking the lead and contributing more to their nest egg, new Vanguard Australia research suggests. Vanguard's 2019 How Australia Saves research, which analysed data on more ...

The $500k price tag on bad super choices

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
... default super products. A person who stayed in the lowest-performing MySuper option all of their working life would build a nest of $265,000 before they retired, the research found. On the flipside, a person who stayed in the highest-performing MySuper ...

Super a money laundering target: AUSTRAC

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... stung. AUSTRAC released a guidance paper to the superannuation sector, outlining the risks facing the guardians of Australia's nest eggs. The financial intelligence agency is concerned about the potential for super funds to be caught out, as financial ...

Pension lessons from around the world

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
... "politically unacceptable" compulsion and is proving all the better for it. Addressing delegates at the 2018 ASFA Conference, NEST chief executive Helen Dean said compulsion is intellectually attractive but could potentially prove problematic in the ...