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Lost super campaigns have much further to go

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUN 2016
... account and 45% say they consider looking for lost super a difficult task. Westpac general manager of superannuation Melinda Howes said lost super is one of the nation's biggest financial opportunities to better secure retirement savings. "It's a real ...

Super needs to pick up its retirement game

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2016
... retirement by avoiding sequencing risk. This was one of the key views presented by BT general manager superannuation Melinda Howes at a recent industry conference in Sydney. Howes said there are two complexities holding back Australia's retirement system ...

Australians short-changing themselves with cash bias

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 26 APR 2016
... reach their superannuation goals with these investments alone," BT Financial Group general manager superannuation Melinda Howes said. She added: "Most Australians receive superannuation contributions via their employer but even a small personal contribution ...

BT to pair superannuation and wellbeing

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2016
... holistic approach to wellbeing. Commenting on the new program, general manager of superannuation, BT Financial Group, Melinda Howes said, "Our intention is to take super in a new direction, to change how Australians feel about their super from something ...

Super effectively the same as lotto for younger Australians

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2016
... through 2015-2016 to $6.1 billion, according to recent IBISWorld research. BT general manager of superannuation Melinda Howes said that this reflects a dire need for Australia to focus more on its super savings. "Australians' 'she'll be right' attitude ...

Retail funds cheer super board governance bill

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2015
... the confidence that the board decisions made, are in their best interests," BTFG general manager of superannuation Melinda Howes said. The Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Governance) Bill 2015 considers increasing the number of independent ...

Super funds clash on board independence

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2015
... years, had a material relationship" with the super licensee. BT Financial Group general manager superannuation, Melinda Howes, said as a compulsory industry there is an obligation to ensure super funds "adhere to the highest standards of governance ...

AMP recruits NAB executive to head product, strategy

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 19 JAN 2015
... search. NAB former general manager of retail wealth platforms Dean Thomas joins AMP today. The role was last held by Melinda Howes, who joined AMP in August 2013 and left in June 2014 to take over the role of BT Financial Group general manager of superannuation. ...

The second FS Power50 list unveiled

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 17 NOV 2014
Social media is the epicentre of new ideas and innovation in financial services industry and this years' edition of the FS Power50 features the top 50 individuals in Australia leading this conversation. The second edition of the FS Power50 is a completely ...

Top AMP exec leaves to join BT

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUN 2014
... product, strategy and services has left the group to join BT Financial Group as general manager of superannuation. Melinda Howes was appointed by AMP in November 2013, and prior to that she was chief executive officer of the Actuaries Institute. An AMP ...