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What to expect from the budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... budget initiatives, this is being referred to as the Downsizer Scheme. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) was quick to throw its weight behind this move. "The removal of the work test for contributions will also increase flexibility ...

Draft regulation on YFYS released

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 APR 2021
... statement. Both changes were welcomed by Industry Super Australia and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). "Both changes in the proposed regulations released today need to be examined in further detail, but ISA is willing to work ...

Super top ups increase: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... make additional contributions," she said. The findings coincide with the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's (ASFA) research, which shows the median super balances of men aged 60-64 is $154,453 and $122,848 for women. A Finder analysis ...

Super runs out before death: ASFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... savings before death, countering the Retirement Income Review's findings. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) claims that most retirees run out of super well before the end of their lives, pointing to the Australian Tax Office ...

Super for house deposits will push up prices: ASFA

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
... their superannuation savings to buy property will push up house prices and worsen affordability for low-income earners, says ASFA. Liberal member of parliament Tim Wilson is currently campaigning to let Australians use their superannuation savings to ...

Cost of living eroding super: ASFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... day-to-day necessities are becoming too expensive. The latest estimates from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) show that while everyday expenses continue to increase for retirees, barriers to international travel mean they can ...

Government passes advice, super reforms

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... members' money languished in ERFs for years," Frydenberg and Hume said. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) deputy chief executive and chief policy officer Glen McCrea said the legislation is extremely valuable especially ...

Limited advice overdue for disruption

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
... release of super was also a burning question. McPherson told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference that it is worrying how the industry excludes this cohort from the type of advice that could potentially make a ...

Hume slams superannuation circus

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... frustratingly partisan sector of financial services," she told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference. Many stakeholders prefer to "shout" about philosophy and legacy rather than work cohesively and propose practicable ...

Aussie super funds and Biden's US infra push

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... infrastructure under newly elected President Joe Biden. Sinodinos told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference that super funds will be able to compete with the best for the mandates, given their proven track record ...
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