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Advisers must tread carefully on PLS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
... Alternatively, the Centrelink Financial Information Service can also provide advice on the scheme. Either way, social security rules dictate that any client wishing to use the scheme must first meet with a Financial Information Services (FIS) officer ...

Budget big picture: Surplus on radar

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... though company taxes falls from 20% to 19%. Offsetting these tax receipt increases however will the 20% increase in social security and welfare spending, the 17% increase in education spending, the 10% increase in health spending, and the 14% increase ...

Aussie attitudes toward retirement shifting

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 MAR 2018
... members, super funds and the Government as it allows for a longer accumulation phase and eases the pressure placed on social security. Increased awareness as to the superannuation gap between men and women is cited as a key factor in the average of women ...

IOOF partners with GROW Super

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2018
... element to the hardship provisions to help victims of violent crime which is not reliant on having received previous social security payments should be considered."

Asset test rules hurting retirement savings: SMSFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2018
... appropriately integrated with the broader retirement income system. "We believe having the superannuation and social security systems properly integrated is a key facet to achieve an efficient and sustainable retirement income system, and that the current ...

Advisers call for exam, standards clarity

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 NOV 2017
... said the new education standards will provide a complete picture and base level of knowledge in areas such as social security, superannuation and investing, while CPD will ensure skills are up-to-date. Similar to what ASIC has proposed, CPD should total ...

The risk of under-insurance is real: ASFA

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 15 SEP 2017
... society and government resources would be significantly greater without insurance in super. "It reduces the level of social security benefits payable due to a lack of coverage. Currently, under-insurance in relation to death, TPD and income protection ...

Hands off super: SMSFA

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2017
... issues of housing affordability, infrastructure funding, red tape and how to better integrate superannuation with social security policy, says superannuation underwent significant upheaval following the 2016 Budget and the recent passage of the Treasury ...

Aussie super funds increase world ranking

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 5 SEP 2017
... Retirement Thrift U.S. $485,575 4 National Pension South Korea $462,161 5 ABP Netherlands $404,310 6 National Social Security China $348,662 7 California Public Employees U.S. $306,633 8 Canada Pension Canada $235,790 9 Central Provident Fund Singapore ...

CFS reaches out to advisers via FirstTech app

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUL 2017
... digital enhancements to its FirstTech app, providing access to the latest information on superannuation, tax, social security and aged care. The app will be made available free to all advisers using CFS platforms, in versions for both Apple and Andriod ...