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Super funds snub millions of Aussies
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... English at home, according to new research. A survey conducted by LanguageLoop found that 81% of respondents said super funds give their non-English speaking customers the least consideration. Mortgage lenders also showed room for improvement with 79% ...
Higher super contributions make Aussies feel safer
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
... slight increase in super contribution levels corresponds with greater confidence in retirement outcomes." Choi said super funds and retirement product manufacturers had an important role to play in encouraging Australians to start thinking about their ...
Shape up on climate change risk: APRA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
... will update Prudential Practice Guide SPG 530 Investment Governance (SPG 530) in relation to ESG considerations for super funds. APRA said a survey of its regulated entities in 2018 revealed that the financial risks and opportunities from a changing ...
Stability needed: Maroney
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... SMSF Association is undertaking research with Rice Warner to compare the costs of SMSFs with industry and retail super funds. "We've signed another three-year agreement with the ATO," he added. Maroney called on those listening to encourage colleagues ...
Super chief opposes SG increase
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... 12% in a submission to the Retirement Income Review. Prime Super chief executive Lachlan Baird said that while most super funds would advocate for an increase in compulsory super, he thinks they need to be "realistic." "Although the current 9.5% compulsory ...
SMSF auditors in firing line
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
ASIC has cracked down on a number of auditors of self-managed super funds, which the regulator said have failed to meet their requirements. "ASIC has moved to disqualify, or suspend and/or add conditions to the registration of, a number of auditors ...
HESTA hikes default insurance cover
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... is 42 years old. A HESTA spokesperson said changes to insurance pricing were carefully considered. "The way that super funds provide insurance cover to members and when their insurance cover must be cancelled has changed as a result of Federal Government ...
Industry butt heads over super guarantee
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... Despite this, Steffanoni believes the compulsory nature of the SG system has shifted the attention of Australia's super funds from what is truly important; assisting members with their retirement goals. "Australian superannuation funds [are focused] ...
Problems persist with PYSP communication: ASIC
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... the Productivity Commission found the cost of insurance can set members retirement balances back by around $85,000. Super funds need to be very careful that they are not driving people to keep costly inappropriate cover." "We're calling on super ...
Industry super steps up SG campaign as RBA weighs in
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
The peak body for industry super funds is stepping up its campaign to convince the public of the benefits of increasing the superannuation guarantee, as the RBA weighs in to the debate. Industry Super Australia has kicked off a new advertising campaign ...
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