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APRA calls out poor group insurance practices

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
The prudential regulator has lambasted the group insurance sector for several practices it deems disagreeable, casting doubt over the future viability of insurance provided via superannuation. APRA recently wrote to superannuation funds and life insurers ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
According to recent data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, women hold 14.6% of chair positions, 28.1% of directorships and represent 18.3% of chief executives and 32.5% of key management personnel. Perhaps most concerning of all, only 0.4% ...

Women hit hardest by pandemic

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
The coronavirus pandemic hit women's job security and productivity the hardest, taking a significant toll on their mental health compared to men, new research shows. Two in three women tended to suffer from mental health issues compared to half ...

APRA releases final ERS figures

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
APRA has revealed the final figures representing the impact of the government's early release of super scheme which saw 3.5 million Australians dip into their retirement savings. Over the duration of the scheme, $37.3 billion was removed from the superannuation ...

Australians Googling for advice

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
Online searches for 'financial advice' by Australians increased by 18% last year to 14,800 in average monthly searches compared to 2019, according to Allan Gray research on search and engagement trends. Average monthly searches for 'financial advice' ...

ERS a setback for young workers

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021
Young workers who took advantage of the early release of superannuation have less than $1000 in their nest egg, a new study that details the impact of the scheme shows. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) found nearly one million ...

ATO releases finding from super survey

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released the key takeaways from its bi-annual survey of APRA-regulated super funds. Twice a year the ATO survey Australia's large super fund industry on ways it can improve its services and engagement with the ...

Crypto fortune hinges on forgotten password

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
A Bitcoin portfolio worth approximately $280 million could be lost forever, as its owner struggles to remember his password. Stefan Thomas, a developer based in San Francisco, remains unable to access his Bitcoin wallet. He said the incident is "a painful ...

ISA calls SG increase delay a tax grab

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Industry Super Australia says a failure to make the planned increase of the super guarantee to 12% compulsory is a "tax grab" by the government. According to ISA, making the increase to 12% optional will result in the average Australian family paying ...

Australia in China's shadow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
"Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm" - Sun Tzu, The Art of War It would be surprising and un-Chinese for China not to heed the prescriptions of one of its famous son, Sun Tzu - a military ...