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ASFA, ISA, FSC weigh in on the final report
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... Services Industry's Final Report before finalising our response to the Productivity Commission's report," he said. ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said it was disappointed with the Productivity Commission doubling down on the best-in-show list ...
Markets could delay retirement plans
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... relying on government benefits for some time yet, given the fact that the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) estimates that an individual would need $545,000 and a couple $640,000 for a 'comfortable lifestyle," it said. "Given the ...
New terms for early super access receives mixed reaction
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
... parties to create super splitting orders, including a tool to look up the legal name and contact details of super funds," ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said. As part of the package, Robert said the Australian Bureau of Statistics will reinstate its ...
Poor performance a fiduciary breach
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... when measured against peers are in breach of their fiduciary duty to members, a former Federal politician has told the 2018 ASFA Conference. Appearing as part of a panel on the future structure of super, former Assistant Treasurer Nick Sherry was hard ...
ASFA welcomes new board directors
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
... of MetLife Australia for four years. McMurtrie has about 35 years' experience in superannuation and financial services. ASFA chair Michael Easson said he is looking forward to having Stewart and McMurtrie join, and thanked Dwyer and Holden for their ...
Pension lessons from around the world
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
... opted against "politically unacceptable" compulsion and is proving all the better for it. Addressing delegates at the 2018 ASFA Conference, NEST chief executive Helen Dean said compulsion is intellectually attractive but could potentially prove problematic ...
Government amends key super reforms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... insurance changes to ensure coverage for Australians working in dangerous occupations. Addressing delegates at the 2018 ASFA Conference, Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert said the exception will apply to new members under the age of 25 or with an active ...
We must do better: ASFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... quest and Australia's superannuation industry must do better to ensure positive outcomes for members. Opening the 2018 ASFA conference in Adelaide this morning, ASFA chair Michael Easson didn't shy away from the criticism of the Royal Commission. ...
Grattan says Aussies retiring comfortably, ISA responds
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
Australians are retiring with more than enough, according to new research from Grattan Institute but ISA and ASFA don't agree. Grattan Institute modelling found that most workers can expect retirement income of at least 91% of their pre-retirement ...
Superannuation must catch up to gig economy
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... adequacy headaches for Australia's retirement savings. It's an issue the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has raised on multiple occasions. "We know we are leaving some people behind in the current system, whether that's women ...
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