New terms for early super access receives mixed reaction
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
Victims of domestic violence will be able to access their superannuation thanks to new measures introduced by the Federal Government. Overall the package has been met with mixed reactions.
Super fund slashes fees, switches administrator
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
A $5.5 billion superannuation fund scrapped several fees, discounted its insurance premiums and changed administrators.
Government allows domestic violence victims early super access
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 20 NOV 2018
Domestic violence victims will get early access to their superannuation.
Super fund apologises for admin error
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2018
An $80 billion superannuation fund admitted on Friday to an administrative error affecting 346 of its members.
Poor performance a fiduciary breach
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
Superannuation funds that fail to achieve healthy long-term returns when measured against peers are in breach of their fiduciary duty to members, a former Federal politician has told the 2018 ASFA Conference.
Pension lessons from around the world
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
Despite modelling much of its operations on the Australian superannuation system, the UK's National Employment Savings Trust opted against "politically unacceptable" compulsion and is proving all the better for it.
Government amends key super reforms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Amending the Protecting Your Super reforms, the Federal Government has made an exception to the opt-in life insurance changes to ensure coverage for Australians working in dangerous occupations.
We must do better: ASFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Improvement is a ceaseless quest and Australia's superannuation industry must do better to ensure positive outcomes for members.
Super ESG options can outperform
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
The average ESG investment option offered by Australia's superannuation funds outperformed the average MySuper default product in the 12 months to 30 September.
Rewards program to boost super savings
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
A super fund has launched a rewards program that helps boost members' superannuation savings.
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