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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 ...
Crisis emerging in Australian retirement system: HILDA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2017
... careers, should have some ongoing claim to their ex-partner's superannuation. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy notes however that survey shows that the compulsory superannuation system is delivering substantial ...
Managing the three pillars of retirement
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... cash for short-term spending and growth assets for the long-term. Using the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) retirement standard of an approximate $550,000 nest egg corresponding to spending of $44,000 per annum, Teh said that ...
Vamos returns as governance firm chief executive
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 JUL 2017
Former long-serving chief executive of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, Pauline Vamos, has become the chief executive of a firm providing ESG research to institutional investors. From today, Vamos will take the helm at Regnan, which ...
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