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Consumers lose out on IP changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... from the significant life insurance reforms that are just days away. This is according to a survey from comparison website Finder, which canvassed more than 1000 respondents. On October 1, several changes to income protection insurance will come into ...

One in four Aussies have no super account

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
A new survey conducted by Finder has revealed that one in four Australians do not have a superannuation account. Finder surveyed 1004 Australians, finding that 24% - approximately 4.6 million people - have no super account. The research found that of ...

Lying rife in life insurance applications

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
... Australians have lied on their life insurance application to get a cheaper policy, new research shows. Comparison site Finder's latest research revealed 3.8 million people have lied on their life insurance application. Men were found to be more likely ...

Licensee awards tech mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
... The solution is speeding up file notes and Statement of Advice generation and eliminates the need for a paper-based fact finder, the dealer group's managing director Sam El Shammaa said. In eliminating the 60-page fact finder, El Shammaa said digitising ...

Super top ups increase: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... month, it marks a growing number of members who are thinking more about their retirement balances, a new survey found. Finder's March 2021 survey of 1015 consumers (717 of them were superannuation members), also found that only 14% of members make extra ...

ASIC bans adviser over dodgy super consolidation

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
... to read the terms and conditions prior to agreeing. Australian Dealer Group operated a website called "Australian Super Finder", through which consumers could request a search for lost super. ASIC, in collaboration with the ATO and the ACCC, previously ...

Aged care RC unveils 148 recommendations

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAR 2021
Every aspect of the aged care system is plagued by complexity and systemic problems that puts the most vulnerable at risk, the landmark inquiry found in its in final report. The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety ...

Deutsche Bank fined for alleged bribery

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 JAN 2021
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined the bank for falsifying payment documentation in relation to third-party intermediaries. Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than US$120 million for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices ...

Land tax favourable over stamp duty: Survey

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 30 NOV 2020
An annual land tax is a preferable replacement for stamp duty, according to a survey by Finder. Of the 40 experts and economists surveyed by Finder found nine in 10 were in favour of the proposed ditching of stamp duty. In November, the NSW state government ...

RBA cuts rate to new historic low

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
... maturities of around five to 10 years over the next six months. Despite many economists predicting the move, insights manager at Finder Graham Cooke said the rate cut was far from a certainty. "For the first time since 2011, the RBA has declared a Cup ...
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