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How super funds could better support members: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024
... These included providing financial tools and education to help with retirement decisions, guidance navigating the age pension and aged care options, assistance optimising drawdown rates, providing lifetime income products that give members the confidence ...

Platform reveals advice firms' top issues

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
... Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) delay in acknowledging a downsizer contribution, the pros and cons of reversionary pension nominations versus binding death benefit nominations for retail account-based pensions, and the need for more innovation ...

Financial services workers eye earlier retirement

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
... year difference a decade ago, and a two-year difference around 10 years before that." The study also found that the Age Pension is still the main source of personal income at retirement for 43% of retirees, followed by superannuation, an annuity, or ...

SMSFs' use of advisers plummets: Research

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
... groups, those with and without advisers, say they need help with tax and retirement strategies. They want advice on SMSF pension strategies, inheritance and estate planning, tax planning, and changes in regulations. "These findings continue to signal ...

Industry fund merger postponed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... investment options - moderate and defensive - while closing the term deposit investment option, the conservative balanced (pension) option, and the capital guarded (pension) option. Moreover, new default insurance was introduced for new members. In September ...

Seven fund managers scoop up First Sentier mandates

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024
... UFJ Financial Group subsidiary finalised its acquisition of Link Group, which sees the rebirth of the latter into MUFG Pension and Market Services. Link also delisted from the ASX on May 17.

Link Group rebrands as acquisition completes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Link Group will now be known as MUFG Pension and Market Services, following the implementation of the scheme of arrangement with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. The business comprises two ...

CalSTRS appoints chief investment officer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
... Cassandra Lichnock. The appointment concludes CalSTRS's global search for a successor to Ailman, under whose leadership the pension fund's investment portfolio grew from US$109.6 billion to $317.8 billion. In his new role, Chan will be responsible for ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Support will be boosted for Australians facing acute and urgent financial pressures with $138 million to meet sustained high demand for crisis support including emergency relief, food relief and financial support services. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced ...

SMC says 'reckless' plan could cost taxpayers $1tn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
... still create a $300 billion cost to federal coffers across coming decades. The modelling - commissioned by the SMC - found pension costs could climb exponentially as those first home buyers start to retire with far less super and are forced to rely more ...
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