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Aussies' financial literacy declines, young people fare the worst

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
Despite many initiatives, financial literacy, capability, and wellbeing levels have dropped in Australia, according to research commissioned by Ecstra Foundation and conducted by SVA Consulting. The International approaches to progressing financial ...

Advisers call for apology from Super Members Council

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
... vast majority of financial advice professionals work hard as the financial guardians to protect and grow the financial wellbeing of their clients," Sharpe said. "I would welcome an apology from the SMC, and an acknowledgment of the many thousands of ...

ASFA partners with First Nations Foundation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024
... Super Summit earlier this year," ASFA chief executive Mary Delahunty said. FNF is a not-for-profit Indigenous financial wellbeing foundation led by an Indigenous majority board since 2006. "It's encouraging to see that one of the peak bodies for superannuation ...

Retiree dilemma: Supporting children or preserving lifestyle?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
... added, the industry needs to find ways to help them unlock capital without downsizing or compromising their long-term wellbeing. AMP said the research highlighted the attitudes, behaviours, and "conflicting priorities" impacting the transfer of wealth ...

COVID helped to reduce inequality: Productivity Commission

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... slightly early in the pandemic before widening in 2022. "Economic measures provide only a partial indicator for overall wellbeing," de Fontenay said. "This is a particularly significant consideration in the case of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

Budget 2024: $20k instant asset write-off extended

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... This Budget will also invest a further $10.8 million to deliver tailored, free and confidential financial and mental wellbeing support for small business owners. To help small businesses understand and comply with recent workplace relations changes ...

The unintended consequences of the four-day work week

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2024
... Stellar Asset Management trialled 4 Day Week Global's program and found four key benefits: it improved employee wellbeing, maintained productivity; enhanced recruitment and retention; and fostered innovation. The fund manager ultimately made it a ...

HESTA names chief financial officer

ELIZABETH FRY  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024
... financial strategy, driving innovation, and building talented teams will undoubtedly contribute to improving the financial wellbeing of our one million-plus members," she said. "My time as acting chief financial officer at HESTA has given me a deep appreciation ...

The Aussie wealthtech firms that are 'most innovative'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024
... traditional investment-centric and goals-based planning experiences and look for ways we can improve a client's overall wellbeing. Designing compelling, engaging, and transformational digital advice experiences that help define, co-create, and guide ...

A quarter of advised Australians nervous about retirement

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
... over 60 encompassing a range of factors such as mental and physical health, social connections, purpose, and financial wellbeing. Notably, activities and hobbies scored the highest (79.5) followed by mental health (77.6). Physical health (61.5) and financial ...
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