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Australian students get top marks for financial literacy
HARRY PAGE  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUL 2014
... independent evaluation of the Australian Government's Helping Our Kids Understand Finances (HOKUF), now known as ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program. The evaluation showed ASIC's implementation of the program to be appropriate, effective and efficient. ...
Treasury consults on unclaimed monies time window
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2014
... accounts held as security as well as setting up mechanisms to notify account holders and establishing portals in the ASIC MoneySmart website and Government Gazette. To alleviate these costs the discussion paper is canvassing whether the current arrangements ...
ASIC sets its sights on hybrid securities
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2014
... (ASIC) has released a new hybrid securities education guide aimed at retail investors. Published on the regulator's MoneySmart website, the guide is intended to help investors understand the risks and complexities association with investing in hybrid ...
Problem is weak credit law, not us: ASIC
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 OCT 2013
... guidance in the form of financial literacy material on managing credit and loans and debt, which was available on the MoneySmart website. The regulator added that "despite the limitations of the legislative framework, ASIC took action on credit matters ...
Scam artists impersonate ASIC and MoneySmart
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2013
... wary of scam artists impersonating representatives of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and MoneySmart. ASIC said the confidence tricksters are calling up from offshore telling unsuspecting consumers that their banks, credit ...
Investors warned off making extra super contributions
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2013
... contributions are taxed at 15% instead of person's usual income tax rate. According to the calculator on the government's MoneySmart website, a person earning $60,000 contributing an extra $150 a fortnight into their super would see their pension pot ...
MoneySmart list of unlicensed companies approaches 700
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2013
... companies listed on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)'s online financial literacy website, MoneySmart, has grown to 696. China Environment Group Limited (CEG), based in the British Virgin Islands, has become the latest company ...
Enshrinement of "financial planner" closer to becoming law
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2013
... industry needs to be behind it," Rantall said. "The FPA welcomes the recommendation by the report to have ASIC, through MoneySmart, promote and communicate to consumers the benefits of enshrining the terms financial planner and financial adviser. "We ...
MoneySmart fin lit schools kits now even more hi-tech
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2013
... resources designed to help primary school teachers promote financial literacy. The resources are part of the ASIC MoneySmart initiative and revolve around the Foundation to Year 5 principles of planning how to use money, saving, spending, donating and ...
ASIC unveils primary school teaching package
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2012
... tailored material for primary teachers that has been mapped into the Australian National Curriculum. ASIC unveiled the MoneySmart Teaching package at a national education conference for primary school teachers held in Adelaide last week. A resource package ...
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