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When aged care advice takes an emotional toll

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... eligible for the pension, advisers should consider the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, which provides access to cheaper health care, discounts to electricity and gas bills, and public transport, Fenton said. Eligibility for the health card is based ...

Grattan says Aussies retiring comfortably, ISA responds

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
... heating in winter, not to take vacations, to get rid of the car, and skimp on prescriptions and other out-of-pocket health care costs," Fahy said. "This report is about two Australia's, where the well-heeled high earners have a fully funded retirement ...

The changing face of SMSFs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 10 SEP 2018
... for individual stocks, we see SMSFs taking advantage of share price weakness to buy into companies like AMP, Ramsay Health Care and Telstra, in a blue-chip bargain hunt that reflects an underlying belief in the long term prospects for these ASX stalwarts," ...

Life insurer early intervention a win: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUN 2018
... legislative barriers that restrict life insurers from funding medical treatments for mental health conditions. The health care system has to keep up with one of the fastest growing issues confronting many Australians and change is long overdue, Mu said. ...

Industry funds call for super shortfall reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018
... services, due to incentives to adopt different types of work or patterns; low income fields like hospitality, retail and health care; and transport. He added that despite being in the 26th year of compulsory superannuation in Australia, it is clear a ...

Budget paves way for retirement income framework

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... her funds in a flexible account, Ying is free to draw on her capital to pay for expenses like a new car, holiday or health care. In monetary terms, means testing for lifetime products measure is estimated to cost $20.2 million over forward estimates. ...

AIA Australia spearheads mental health law reforms

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018
... barriers that restrict life insurers from funding medical treatments for mental health conditions must be overhauled. The health care system has to keep up with one of the fastest growing issues confronting many Australians and change is long overdue ...

Actuaries Institute names chief executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
... institute, having delivered key thought-leadership position papers on issues such as mental health, big data disruption, health care funding and retirement. She has driven significant involvement in the Financial System Inquiry as well as other inquiries ...

Former Myer Family Company chief joins $1.1bn manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017
... global healthcare equities targeting both wholesale and retail investors, which doubled returns of the MSCI World Health Care Index over four years. UCA Funds Management chair David Cousins said Browning brings together a diverse set of commercial, investment ...

Gender pay gap widespread in financial services: Report

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2017
... Women represented only 38.5% of senior management roles, placing sixth across different industries. It fell way behind health care and social assistance, and the education and training sectors, which have a larger proportion of women in managerial roles ...