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SMSFA adds to board

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
The SMSF Association has welcomed back its former director following the completion of the Retirement Income Review and appointed BT's head of financial literacy & advocacy to its board. Deborah Ralston and Bryan Ashenden have been appointed as non-executive ...

Deborah Ralston joins Household Capital

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... Allianz Retire+ that will look to drive innovation in the retirement sector. She is also the former chair of the SMSF Association. "Australia has to find new ways to help current baby boomers navigate retirement with confidence. Throughout my career ...

Deborah Ralston to advise Allianz Retire+

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021
... the three panel members on Treasury-commissioned Retirement Income Review. She is also the former chair of the SMSF Association. Rubinsztein is a non-executive director at UniSuper, Class, SuperEd, Zurich and OnePath. Evans is a non-executive director ...

Adviser levy to increase by 160%

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
... Zealand, CPA Australia, Financial Planning Association of Australia, Institute of Public Accountants and the SMSF Association have now joined forces to slam the hike. They claim the steep increase - during a time when the financial advice sector is losing ...

Retirement income framework on track: Frydenberg

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... income depends on how the industry communicates with the public. Callaghan appeared alongside Kay and former SMSF Association chair Deborah Ralston, saying that the industry trades off the public's fears of not having enough money in retirement ...

SMSFs given small LRBA win

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... been capitalised because of COVID-19. This recent announcement by the Australian Tax Office was welcomed by the SMSF Association. SMSFA deputy chief executive and director of policy and education Peter Burgess said the option of capitalising interest ...

ASIC zeroes in on bad SMSF advice, conduct

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
The corporate regulator continues to hunt down perpetrators that give bad advice to self-managed super funds, sounding a warning that it is flexing its new powers in superannuation. ASIC commissioner Danielle Press told the recent SMSF Association's ...

SMSFs primed for best financial interests duty

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
... ahead of the game in terms of meeting the looming best financial interest rules, according to its peak body. SMSF Association deputy chief and director of policy and education Peter Burgess told the association's first day of its National Conference ...

Hume advocates for affordable advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021
... way Australians could maximise their income in retirement." After consulting members and in response to CP332, SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney said: "[We] found that the advice process is lengthy, costly and prioritises compliance and the ...

Legacy pensions score win

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
The SMSF Association has welcomed a new law that will allow the partial commutation of legacy pensions. The change was announced in the federal government's mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO), which was released last December. Retirees with ...
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