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ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUL 2020   12:05PM
At a time when many Australians are engaging directly with their superannuation fund for the first time, member satisfaction appears mixed, with two separate surveys producing some opposing views.
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Chief economist update: Not easy easing restrictions
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUL 2020
The US has seen a bounce back in economic activity, but it's also presented new challenges.
Global public debt to reach 101.5% of GDP: IMF
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
The International Monetary Fund has predicted global public debt will rise to its highest levels in history as a result of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief economist update: Good as gold
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
COVID-19 has affected lives, livelihood and financial markets around the world, and commodity markets were no exception.
Australians without advice struggle in pandemic: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
New research has revealed the true value of advice, as the mental and financial wellbeing of Australia's unadvised population suffers from the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
FASEA brings back remote tests
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
As Melbourne has returned to a strict lockdown to battle a second wave of COVID-19, FASEA has responded by bringing back remote tests.
Insurance premiums soar at Qantas Super
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
Customers of Qantas Super will see their insurance premiums rise substantially come 1 August 2020 now that the super fund has officially switched insurers to MetLife.
Chief economist update: We're all Victorians now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
Australian Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg estimated that Victoria's lockdown will cost the about $1 billion a week "for the Victorian economy alone" - that is, not counting the multiplier effect on the national economy.
Chief economist update: UK plans for jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
The UK chancellor has laid out initiatives to support, create and protect jobs.
Generation gap opens up in financial advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
There is a gaping void between what consumers once wanted from financial advice and what they want now and it's being accelerated by COVID-19, according to research from KPMG.
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