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ASFA puts gig economy on the agenda
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
... platforms to obtain work on a regular basis, or around 0.8% of the Australian workforce - and the numbers are set to grow. While ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy concedes the gig economy will provide workers with greater flexibility and will enable people ...
Pre-retirees risk significant shortfalls: MLC
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2017
... retirement', according to research from MLC. More than half of those aged between 50 and 70 are on course to fall beneath the ASFA standard ($545,000 for a single, $640,000 for a couple who own their own home), while about half (43%) admitted to having ...
Advice at any age will enhance retirement: Sunsuper
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 22 AUG 2017
... helping raise the grandkids. Only 9% listed volunteering as their dream for retirement. At a media event earlier this year, ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said he believes the definition of retirement needs to move away from recreation and pursue a ...
Managing the three pillars of retirement
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... 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 retirees ...
Vamos returns as governance firm chief executive
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 JUL 2017
... investment agenda and be a sensible voice in representing the long-term investor," Vamos said. As above, Vamos was most recently ASFA's chief executive, a position she occupied from 2007 to 2016. She had previously been a director, financial services ...
Vamos joins Mercer board
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUL 2017
Former long-serving ASFA chief executive Pauline Vamos joined the board of Mercer's superannuation business as an independent non-executive director. Mercer Superannuation Australia board chair Jan Swinhoe welcomed Vamos to the board, noting that her ...
Looming super reforms benefit millions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUN 2017
... estimates will be women. Providing a refund of contributions tax up to $500 to anyone earning less than $37,000 per annum, ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said women can expect to receive about $260, on average. Fahy said this is considerable, given ...
Industry supports super threshold removal
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUN 2017
... of the nation-wide compulsory 9.5% superannuation guarantee to employees earning beneath the threshold - to be removed. ASFA, which also supports to removal of the threshold, said the policy is affecting 220,000 Australian females and 145,000 males - ...
Super funds must do more digitally
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
... digital readiness in the superannuation market, presented by Decimal at an Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) event, show a reluctance of super funds to adopt enhanced digital capabilities. And it's putting member engagement and ...
Australians failing to act on increased retirement cost
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2017
... global average of 50%. Keeping in mind that budgets assume retirees own their own home outright and are relatively healthy, ASFA estimates that couples aged around 65 need to spend $59,971 per year to live a comfortable retirement, while singles would ...
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