Corporate, industry fund merge
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 4 OCT 2019
A 47-year-old corporate superannuation fund has merged with a $16 billion industry fund.
Australia's best risk-adjusted MySuper option revealed
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
Hostplus has the best three-year returns in default superannuation products but if risk measures are taken into account, another industry fund takes the top spot, according to new Rainmaker Research.
Super fund cuts fees
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
An $8 billion industry superannuation fund has cut fees for accumulation members.
Australia slips in global retirement ranks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
Australia is now ranked ninth in the world for retirement outcomes, sliding three places since last year.
Spotlight on super welcomed
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
The government's move to include compulsory superannuation in its retirement income review has been welcomed by the financial services sector.
SG increase will not help women: Treasury
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
Forty percent of single women are estimated to retire in poverty, but Treasury think increasing the superannuation guarantee won't do much for women's lower superannuation balances.
National Seniors partners with retirement funder
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
Australia's peak advocacy body for seniors partnered with a specialist retirement funding provider in an effort to improve retirement outcomes.
Put risk on the super comparison table: AMP
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
As APRA prepares its traffic light rating system for super funds, AMP's head of wealth warns risk needs to be on the table to ensure consumers compare apples with apples.
MySuper not the only problem: AIST
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has hit back at newly launched consumer group Super Consumers Australia after it unleashed an attack on MySuper products yesterday.
Climate change to damage returns: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
A report released by the Actuaries Institute determines superannuation balances for millennials may reduce up to 18% due to the negative effects climate change has on long-term returns.
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