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Blockchain mining companies sued by ASIC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024
... self-managed super funds (SMSFs) and convert them into cryptocurrency. Early investigations indicate that around 450 Australians invested approximately US$41 million through the NGS companies. As a result, ASIC has filed proceedings against the NGS companies ...

ASFA appoints new policy head

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
... further amplify the voices of our member organisations from right across the superannuation community and the 18 million Australians who rely on our members for good retirement outcomes," Delahunty said. "James comes to super with more than a decade ...

Government introduces company merger overhaul

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... want mergers to drive improvements in productivity, to put downward pressure on prices and to deliver more choice for Australians under the pump with the cost of living. These changes will deliver greater benefits to the economy and to consumers and ...

Why aged care advice needs tougher regulation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... lack of regulation around aged care advice has led to superficial and often conflicted advice, that can put older Australians at risk of elder abuse, according to Aged Care Steps, which is rallying for tougher protections and laws. Aged Care Steps is ...

Job flexibility, labour market delay retirement age

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
Job flexibility and a tight labour market are keeping more Australians at work, research from KPMG finds, giving rise to a delay in their retirement. The analysis found that men are retiring at 66.2 years old, from 63.3 years old two decades ago, while ...

Super advice fee deductions compound red tape: JAWG

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024
... tax consequences," he said. "These amendments support improved access to affordable financial advice for millions of Australians by cutting onerous red tape that adds to the cost of advice with no benefit to consumers." JAWG said the amendments support ...

A quarter of advised Australians nervous about retirement

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
Physical health and financial security are the primary factors influencing how content Australians in or near retirement are, according to a new report. Challenger's inaugural Retirement Happiness Index, in collaboration with independent research house ...

Senate Committee endorses Superannuation Objective Bill

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... also criticised the Bill as "not urgent, non-binding, and a distraction" from the pressing cost of living issues that Australians currently face, however, it will not oppose the legislation.

Aware Super chair named governor-general

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... deeply honoured by this great privilege and look forward to representing the values, hopes, and aspirations of all Australians," she said. Mostyn will succeed His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley (Ret'd) and will be Australia's ...

HUB24 growth officer jumps to AZ NGA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... exit from personal advice. We want to partner with accounting and advisory firms to deliver quality advice to more Australians." Stafford has over 25 years' financial services experience, spanning superannuation, wealth management, life insurance ...
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