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Housing market reaches new heights
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... at around four times the size of Australian GDP, and around $1 trillion more than the combined value of the ASX, superannuation and commercial real estate stock combined." CoreLogic noted the increased value of residential real estate puts homeowners ...
APRA approves MLC super takeover
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
APRA has given IOOF the go-ahead to take over MLC's superannuation business. Yesterday, the regulator approved IOOF's application to hold a controlling stake in NULIS Nominees, the trustee for MLC Super. On 31 August 2020, IOOF entered into an agreement ...
Super fund advice not useful: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
While 50% of Australians expect superannuation funds to advise them on retirement, only 16% of those who have sought advice from their fund believe it was useful. That's a key finding of UK fintech Smart's The future of global retirement report , looking ...
Former adviser cops eight-year ban
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
... for four years , a former Aon Hewitt adviser who enabled or authorised misleading and inaccurate letters about superannuation to be issued to some Aon Master Trust Members. In April, former Apogee Financial Planning representative Ahmed Saad pleaded ...
CountPlus firm finalises merger
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
One of the ASX-listed advice and accounting group's member firms has acquired an accounting and superannuation specialist. Cooper Reeves and 4Front Holdings have merged and will now be rebranded to 4Front. CountPlus will sell its Cooper Reeves shares ...
UniSuper to open doors to public
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
... leadership in sustainable investing, low fees and strong member focus," he said. The latest Rainmaker Information superannuation analysis recorded UniSuper's balanced option returning 22.6% per annum over one year, 9.1% over three years, 9.2% over ...
KPMG recommends super changes
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... without time limit. It also wants the Sex Discrimination Act to be amended to allow willing employers to make higher superannuation payments for female employees. Rice Warner, which is now owned by Deloitte, implemented this for its staff after getting ...
Adviser software soft launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... software that is free of charge promises to alleviate the cost of advice. ProductRex helps financial advisers assess superannuation and investment product recommendations by comparing fees and asset allocation between platforms and underlying investments. ...
ASIC not recommending general advice change
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... Administration and BT Funds Management did provide personal financial advice in calls made to 14 customers regarding their superannuation. The research findings have been handed on to the government to consider in its Quality of Advice review. Story ...
Legalsuper adds Law Institute of Victoria chief
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021
The $4.5 billion industry superannuation fund has welcomed Law Institute of Victoria chief executive Adam Awty to its board of directors. Awty has replaced Ashurst partner Geoff Hone who served on the board for 11 years. "At a time when superannuation ...
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