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Why are YFYS test scores a secret?

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
... members," ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said in post-result comments. Meanwhile, Super Consumers Australia director Xavier O'Halloran said it did not matter if consumers knew by how much their funds passed or failed. "I think the most important ...

Consumer group slams super self-assessments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
... by the regulator as having high fees or poor performance over the same time period," Super Consumers Australia director Xavier O'Halloran said. The research also found that documents were overwhelmingly hard to find on 69% of fund websites, 69% of ...

Bragg renews calls for Future Fund to manage super

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
... doesn't have to pay taxes. The paper goes on to refer to Grattan Institute's Brendan Coates and Super Consumers Australia's Xavier O'Halloran as supportive of the idea of a default superannuation manager. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia ...

Life insurers getting into rehab concerning: SCA

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... Life insurers offering rehabilitation services of policyholders has its demerits, says Super Consumers Australia director Xavier O'Halloran. Speaking at a panel on the future of life insurance in Australia, O' Halloran said while insurers getting ...

Mergers prompt 13% fee drop

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... 40% of the mergers we analysed. All of these underperforming funds have already finalised their mergers." SCA director Xavier O'Halloran said it is clear that in superannuation size matters. "Responsible super funds are looking to find merger partners ...

RC recommendations closer to legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... 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
... 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 in retirement. "Superannuation account stapling means ...

Super advocate takes FSC to task over TPD tests

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... ensuring COVID-19 doesn't trigger any automatic changes to their cover. However, Super Consumers Australia chief executive Xavier O'Halloran said the initiative is an acknowledgement that TPD cover is inappropriate for unemployed people and those ...

Adviser fears over ASIC relief

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... 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 and what ...

Problems persist with PYSP communication: ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... maintaining certain insurance arrangements, with ensuring benefits for those members targeted by the PYSP reforms," she said. Xavier O'Halloran, Super Consumers Australia director has called on superannuation funds to do more to inform customers ...
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