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China caps executive pay

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2009
... institutions to cap pay for top executives at 90 percent of the level they received in 2007, including all bonus and social security payments. "It is a big step for China to strengthen supervision and monitoring on its enterprise, and the state-owned ...

Lay-by age pension to plug savings gap

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 1 DEC 2008
... retirement to ensure their pension is set at a certain level, as opposed to being dictated by government policy or social security legislation when they retire.

AMP gives free advice to Salvos

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 APR 2008
... financial advisers providing free advice on compensation payments, insurance claims, accessing superannuation and social security entitlements across for users of The Salvation Army's services. Those working across The Salvation Army's MoneyCare Financial ...

BCA call to freeze Budget gets cold shoulder

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2008
... years [and] & budget allocations in areas where spending is growing or projected to grow, such as defence, health, social security and welfare, to immediate review." Illustrating why they believe expenditure should be reigned in, they said recent Budgets ...

UBS and Genworth tap income-for-life market

RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2008
... expected to take off by the end of March this year. "The benefit will be designed to allay investor worries that social security and defined benefit pension plans may not be sufficient sources of future income," said UBS in a statement. UBS claims that ...

Centrelink lends hand on fin literacy

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2008
... or investment products. Instead they offer information regarding how various investments are assessed under the social security income or asset test, basic taxation requirements and the risk levels associated with different financial strategies. According ...

China on shaky platform

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2007
... problems," Wang said. According to Wang, China's under developed capital markets, biased resource allocation and flawed social security system as well as high costs on foreign liabilities and low returns on foreign assets must be addressed to ensure ...

Retirement on hold for longer

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2007
... Giles Archibald, Mercer's global head of international retirement service, said, "the twin pressure of increasing social security costs and lower mortality rates are driving changes in retirement provision." A study of 47 countries by Mercer has found ...

Mercer opens new TAP

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2007
... Anderson said personal financial advice was especially important for pre-retirees, as they needed to deal with social security, insurance, estate planning and superannuation, and despite the Federal Government's extensive advertising, many had not grasped ...

Industry groups get smart

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 AUG 2007
... of your retirement. The revised booklet includes the Simpler Super changes introduced on July 1, as well as the social security reforms commencing September 20. The update also includes new information reflecting consumer and community feedback on asset ...