Super fund increases fees
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
A $12 billion superannuation fund has made a series of changes to its administration and investment fees.
Grattan SG claims slammed by industry bodies
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
Peak superannuation bodies have forcefully rebuked the Grattan Institute's recent claim that middle-income workers would be worse off if the Superannuation Guarantee rose to 12%.
ESG options outperform in the short term: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
Investment options managed according to socially responsible, ethical or sustainability principles tend to outperform in the short-term, new superannuation research shows.
Super funds hard to engage with: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
About 67% of superannuation fund members who attempted to engage their super fund in the last 12 months gave up, according to new research.
Increasing SG costly for middle Australia: Grattan
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
Lifting the Superannuation Guarantee will make middle-income earners poorer over their entire lifetime, new Grattan Institute research shows.
MLC faces class action over adviser fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
IMF Bentham and William Roberts Lawyers will bring a class action against MLC's super fund trustee NULIS Nominees relating to excess fees charged to members for adviser commissions.
MySuper lacks risk and return correlation: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
New research suggests investment objectives of superannuation funds should be assessed on their own merit as the level of risk does not always directly link to returns.
Downsizer contributions skyrocket
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
The superannuation industry has reaped an additional $1 billion since the downsizer contribution was introduced one year ago.
LGIAsuper to stand on its own
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
Queensland-based superannuation fund LGIAsuper has doubled down on its efforts to rebuke the current trend of consolidation sweeping the sector.
PYSP communication divides opinion
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
Industry opinion as to how effectively the Protecting Your Super reforms were communicated is mixed, according to Financial Standard's recent spot poll.
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