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Squirrel Super to pay over false property claims

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUN 2022
... would produce a 14% return annually. The brochure, titled How buying residential property can super charge your superannuation, also stated that there is a "remarkable" difference in returns between investing in a regular super fund and using an SMSF ...

Active Super kickstarts reward program

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUN 2022
... "We saw a real opportunity to build a much greater level of engagement with our members, especially women, around superannuation by rewarding them and making super contributions a part of their day-to-day lifestyle." "Super has become very competitive ...

Former adviser wins appeal, convictions quashed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2022
... the fund, known as the Australian Diversified Sector Income Fund. It was also alleged he invested some clients' superannuation into the vehicle without their knowledge. It was also alleged that throughout the offending, Jayaweera transferred small amounts ...

Mutual sector overcomes pandemic headwinds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2022
... strongest performances were recorded by those operating in agribusiness, motoring, and financial services. In the superannuation sector, the 34 member-owned industry funds saw a significant rebound in gross annual revenue and profitability following ...

Stagflation: What should we expect?

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2022 conference, a panel of economic experts shared their views on the current stagflationary environment. "Inflation's certainly here to stay in the near term," QIC chief ...

The big case for big data

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
Big data should be a natural pathway for the superannuation fund industry, according to investment strategy experts. A session at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees ASI Conference revealed the many benefits of data backed science and ...

You can't have it all: Retirement income strategies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
... legislation don't necessarily reflect members needs or desires. Appearing on a panel at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees' ASI Conference on the Gold Coast, Spirit Super manager, product and innovation Ruvinda Nanayakkara pointed out ...

Carbon transition and MBFID: Is it possible to meet both?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
About 70% of delegates to the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees' ASI Conference would still acquire new fossil-fuel based assets for the purpose of transitioning them - but is it in members' best financial interests? Polled during a panel ...

APRA sheds light on YFYS Performance Test

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
The prudential regulator has clarified Canberra's Your Future, Your Super performance test by adding new answers to its website. The test applies from July 2021, to My Super products and from July 2022 to trustee-directed products. APRA said it ...

Younger generations lead the SMSF surge: Vanguard

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
... investor report has found that the newest cohort of trustees are younger, confident and more engaged with their superannuation. The report stated on an average basis, newly established SMSFs have continued to be set up by younger investors at lower balances. ...