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Socio-economics dictate insurance needs of young Aussies: Insurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... automatically provided life insurance cover," TAL added. Implementation of the reforms, which were announced as part of the Federal Budget, should also be delayed. TAL said a commencement of 1 July 2019 is an unrealistic timeline as the extent and complexity ...

New campaign combats elder financial abuse

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 JUN 2018
... comes to detecting and reporting elder financial abuse but currently their hands can be tied," Bligh said. The 2018 Federal Budget committed $22 million over five years to protect older Australians from abuse, which includes funding trials of specialist ...

Advisers must tread carefully on PLS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
... which compounds fortnightly, charged by the Department of Human Services. The scheme was expanded as part of the Federal Budget earlier this year, allowing all those eligible for the Age Pension to receive payments of up to 150% of the maximum entitlement ...

Chief economist update: Should have sold in May and gone away

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAY 2018
... employment conditions registered strong gains in April. Note that the survey was taken before the announcement of the Federal Budget 2018/19 which proposed to extend the company tax cuts to all businesses, among other incentives. The promised tax cuts ...

New Government body to advance financial literacy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
... bill swap rate (BBSW). An additional $10 million will be committed by the Government, as outlined in the recent Federal Budget, specifically to assist in developing the financial capability of women. The Government said further funds may be committed ...

Chief economist update: We're headed for surplus (if assumptions hold)

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2018
... try. The media - radio, TV, print, social - is full of it. Reports, assessments, and implications of Australia's Federal Budget 2018-19. There's the usual flood of "Budget winners and losers" and the "what's in it for you?" stories. Financial Standard's ...

What the 2018 Budget means for you

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... $87,000 to $90,000. On the lower end, the $37,000 threshold has been lifted to $41,000. Finally, Morrison said the Federal Budget is on its way back to surplus - reaching the well-versed outcome in 2019-20. Squeezing down the current deficit is that ...

Budget 2018: Social media reaction

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... #Budget18 - Deloitte Australia (@FederalBudget) May 8, 2018 Deloitte, one of the big four accounting firms, says the Federal Budget will return to balance in 2019-20. Super funds to be required to "formulate a retirement income strategy for members". ...

Chief economist update: Budget surplus can wait

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... there and everywhere to buy votes - yours, mine and our dogs - as evident by the leakages galore ahead of tonight's Federal Budget "smoke out" in Canberra. Canberra will give back some of the wealth to we, the people. According to the The Guardian, Scott ...

Global investment firm to restructure

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
... which have been on the political agenda recently, particularly after tax reform in the U.S. and with an impending federal budget. In January Financial Standard readers overwhelmingly supported the suggestion that Australia should follow the lead of the ...