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Cairns women disadvantaged by super gender gap
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... time out of the workforce. The Australia Institute from the Centre for Social Research and Methods found the federal government's $60 billion tax concessions are geared towards men. Negative gearing, superannuation tax concessions, capital gain tax discount ...
Hostplus wins mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
Hostplus has been chosen as successor fund for about $210 million of member assets from AUSfund, as the latter closes its doors after 33 years. AUSfund, which was set up as a fund for unclaimed or dormant superannuation funds, is owned by an Industry ...
Why advisers don't recommend annuities
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... deal with ASX-listed Generation Life. The final report from the Retirement Income Review, commissioned by the federal government, acknowledged the need for longevity products in retirement but also warned that financial advisers' involvement may deter ...
Advice association chief steps down
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
... Insurance Task Force and Choice and Access to Life Insurance (CALI), which have positioned us well with the federal government and the opposition as they prepare to consider the future of life insurance commissions under the Life Insurance Framework ...
Not-so-Zuper: Super disruptor folds
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... to close Zuper. "There has been a significant increase in the amount of regulatory change introduced by the federal government and regulatory bodies over the last few years," Diversa said. "These changes have increased the complexity and cost of administering ...
Banks still failing customers after Royal Commission
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAR 2021
... the wake of the Royal Commission. Additionally, Kirkland said this is occurring as crossbench senators in the federal government are amid deciding on a government proposal to roll back consumer protections. "The banks promised they'd clean up their act ...
QSuper unveils retirement income product
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
QSuper has officially launched its new product to meet the increasing demand for guaranteed retirement income well ahead of the federal government's mandate. Lifetime Pension provides tax-free fortnightly payments for members aged between 60 and ...
Chief economist update: OECD sees stronger growth ahead
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... pp upgrade for Japan to 2.7%. Even better, the OECD's Australian growth upgrade comes at a time when the federal government had already started weaning the country off the coronavirus crutch it provided early last year. Waxing happy at the release ...
The Great Australian Rebound
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... Australian Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg notes, "In the December quarter, direct economic support from the federal government halved ... Yet at the same time the economy grew by 3.1 per cent, 320,000 new jobs were added and 2.1 million Australian ...
Industry fund ups life insurance premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... other age cohorts will see premium increases of about 25%. "Recent events, including legislative changes by the federal government, and the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, have increased the cost of providing insurance cover to ...
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