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ASIC offers fee relief to drought-affected farmers

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 2 OCT 2018
... free financial counselling was available to farmers and related small businesses struggling with debt, through ASIC's MoneySmart website. ASIC added anybody struggling with debt could also call the free National Debt Hotline on 1800 007 007. Meanwhile ...

Industry bodies respond to RG97 review

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
... establishing web-based facilities to help consumers compare products and investment options easily. A database, such as ASIC's MoneySmart website, run by a government agency would be ideal, he said. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees ...

Government renews calls for financial literacy support

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2018
... The Government has invited state and territory governments to participate in a new agreement that would see the ASIC MoneySmart Teaching program remain in place for a further four years and also expand to more schools and students. More than 32,000 teachers ...

In-house education key to super success

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2018
... schools incorporating financial literacy into their curriculum, and plenty of valuable online resources like ASIC's MoneySmart, young Australians are better equipped than ever to be smart about their super, but we know their most influential source of ...

ASIC adds life insurance to school curriculums

KARREN VERGARA AND JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2017
... effort into. But there is a way to go," Kell said. He also flagged a new life insurance package for ASIC's website, MoneySmart, which will launch at the beginning of 2018 and soon call on consumers and industry participants for consultation. Over the ...

Advice licensees hit with $1500 levy

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 17 JUL 2017
... from the industries it supervises. As of April 2015, about 22,000 financial advisers were registered on the ASIC and MoneySmart financial advisers register. For securities dealers, large securities exchange participants and large futures exchange participants ...

Super insurance must be standardised: ISWG

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
... risks and benefits of changing or opting out of insurance covers. In addition to financial literacy sources such ASIC's MoneySmart and the Insurance Council of Australia's Understand Insurance websites, the ISWG suggested the establishment of a standalone ...

Unclaimed money hits $1.1bn: ASIC

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017
... have not collected from companies, usually from the result of a takeover. ASIC is urging Australians to search on its MoneySmart website to see if they are the rightful owners. It also pays tax-free interest on unclaimed monies.

Well over $3m in super savings needed

KERRIE SYDEE  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUN 2016
... defined benefits pension scheme. Bewley used life expectancy tables from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and ASIC's Moneysmart capital guaranteed indicator to work out the amount of superannuation people would need to support themselves independently ...

CFAs told ASIC is for the consumer

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2015
... and tools to assist investors and financial consumers to take responsibility for their financial decisions. ASIC's MoneySmart teaching program is one example. "Our target is embedding financial literacy from K-12. So far 35% of the nation's 10,000 schools ...