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Government superannuation bills will stand despite Royal Commission: O'Dwyer
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2017
... Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer has confirmed. Speaking at the 2017 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Conference in Sydney this morning, O'Dwyer maintained the government's commitment to strengthening APRA's powers ...
New ASFA board announced
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2017
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia is strengthening its mission to improve the superannuation system with the appointment of two senior industry figures to the board. Melinda Howes, general manager of superannuation, BT Financial Group ...
Manage wealth with authority: Academic
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2017
... psychology and behavioral economics Dan Ariely believes. Speaking at the 2017 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Conference in Sydney, Ariely said consistent failure to understand human capacity for rational thought had allowed the financial ...
APRA delivers poor super fund ultimatum
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 NOV 2017
... performers" in the country's $2.5 trillion superannuation system. Speaking at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Conference in Sydney this morning, Rowell said poor performers - irrespective of industry segment - must lift their ...
Superannuation fears regulatory strangle: ASFA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 NOV 2017
... overreach and strangulation in red tape. This was the takeaway message from Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) independent chair Michael Easson in his opening address at this year's major conference in Sydney. Being careful not to ...
Super guarantee must be 12pct: ASFA
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2017
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has renewed calls for the super guarantee to be lifted to 12% as soon as possible because retirement balances are still nowhere near where they need to be. Latest ASFA analysis shows Australia's $2.3 ...
Untouched super sits at $18 billion: ATO
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2017
... still remain 2.3 million Australians with three or more super accounts. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia suggests the ATO, which has the details of the active super accounts belonging to most individuals with unclaimed super, should ...
Lower returns but higher balances for SMSFs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 SEP 2017
... $824,000 - up from $702,000 - to afford a comfortable retirement as defined by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) at $60,063 per annum. Underpinning the research, the median balance for a two-member SMSF at retirement grew from ...
The risk of under-insurance is real: ASFA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 15 SEP 2017
... outweigh the negatives for claims recipients and the budget bottom line alike, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia believes. In a report released by the association today, director of research Ross Clare urged people to look beyond the ...
ASFA puts gig economy on the agenda
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
... a leading industry body believes. In a discussion paper released today, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia estimated there are about 100,000 workers in Australia who use web-based platforms to obtain work on a regular basis, or around ...
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