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Mergers prompt 13% fee drop
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... merged superannuation funds are $15,000 better off in retirement, new research shows. An analysis by Super Consumers Australia (SCA) found MySuper fees of merged entities dropped by 13.4% on average. The consumer advocate group looked at eight mergers ...
RC recommendations closer to legislation
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... a penalty of up to 300 penalty units, the bill shows. Commenting on the new legislation, director of Super Consumers Australia Xavier O'Halloran said the cost of being sold into a poor quality super fund can mean the difference between a comfortable ...
Super industry cautious on more reform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... is desperately needed and will ensure members get the maximum benefit of the legislated SG increase." Super Consumers Australia was more positive about the reforms, with director Xavier O'Halloran saying the changes would likely leave people better off ...
Research slams ADL definition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
New research from Super Consumers Australia, the superannuation advocacy arm of CHOICE, has highlighted how difficult it is for people to claim total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance under the activities of daily living (ADL) definition. The ...
Super advocate takes FSC to task over TPD tests
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
Super Consumers Australia has called on Australia's life insurance industry to eradicate "junk terms" from total and permanent disability insurance, after the Financial Services Council committed to ensuring TPD cover wouldn't be impacted if ...
ISA, ME Bank issued please explain
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... Meanwhile, ASIC MoneySmart said $20,000 for a 30-year-old might amount to $43,000 by retirement and Super Consumers Australia put the figure at just under $50,000. Chair of the economics committee Tim Wilson called ISA's calculations "dubious" and said ...
Adviser fears over ASIC relief
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... difference, concerns about the quality of advice provided by super funds has become a central issue. Super Consumers Australia director Xavier O'Halloran believes it is "pretty clear" there is a disconnect between the quality of advice Australians need ...
Never say never to RBA help: First State Super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... the super sector's alleged lack of liquidity make headlines. University of Melbourne professor and Super Consumers Australia director Kevin Davis recently suggested super funds should consider borrowing from the RBA in an arrangement that we see ...
The week that was
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... the crisis. Calls for super release to borrow from RBA A University of Melbourne finance professor and Super Consumers Australia director has proposed an alternative solution to soften the blow of COVID-19, one reliant on borrowing funds from the Reserve ...
Industry-made retirement models are self-serving: SCA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
Super Consumers Australia (SCA) has taken a stance against industry-created retirement models, saying Australians deserve realistic retirement income standards. In its submission to the Retirement Income Review (RIR) SCA said existing models pushed ...
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