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Listed companies drive economy's momentum: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
... long time about rising costs," he said, adding that the while the cost pressures still exist they are easing. Power and insurance costs remain stubborn, Bruce pointed out, while labour costs pressures are still evident but don't appear as strong. "That ...

AustralianSuper engages TAL to create retirement option

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
... security about their financial future." TAL and AustralianSuper have worked together since 2009, currently providing insurance to around 1.4 million fund members. He said many members transitioning to and in retirement found the current superannuation ...

Selfwealth expands leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
... growth across the organisation. Janelle McQueen-Paice has joined as chief experience officer, coming over from MLC Life Insurance where she was head of digital and CX for about 16 months. She has also held lead roles with BT and Westpac over a 25-year ...

AFCA secures $40m in refunds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
... banking and finance sector saw the largest number of reports at 28, followed by superannuation with 11 reports, general insurance with six reports, investments and advice with three reports and life insurance with one. In superannuation, the issues included ...

Coastal Advice Group merges with Compass Financial Management

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
... advice. CAG will offer specialist advice and customer experience with dedicated roles to support clients in the areas of insurance and aged care, enabling the core team to focus on retirement planning and wealth management. "We have strategically pursued ...

ASFA Retirement Standard hits record high

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
... said. "Fortunately, we are seeing price increases in the key categories that make up retiree budgets - home and content insurance, fruit and vegetables, fuel and electricity - begin to ease." The ASFA Standard covers everyday expenses like health, communication ...

Government promises transparent financial services regulation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
... 24-month forward program of regulatory initiatives. Based on the UK's system, the grid affects the banking, credit, insurance, superannuation, investment, payments, and capital market entities. ASIC, APRA, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ...

Hostplus rejects anti-competitive behaviour claims

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
... consider their personal circumstances, including fees charged, performance versus other funds, the ease of consolidation, insurance coverage offered, and that super comparison tools exist," he wrote. Employment Hero has 150,000 small-to-medium enterprise ...

MetLife chair Geoff Brunsdon retires after 13 years

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
... executive of an industry super fund is also joining the board. MetLife Australia announced the retirement of MetLife Insurance Limited chair Geoff Brunsdon, after serving on the board for 13 years. During his tenure, Brunsdon chaired the organisation ...

ASIC, APRA issues more FAR guidance

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
... allocation of key functions. The FAR will first target the banking sector from March 15. For the superannuation and insurance sectors, the regime will take effect on 15 March 2025. APRA and ASIC said they will soon consult on the proposed key functions ...