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Maritime Super criticises unfair YFYS test

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
Ahead of the results of the inaugural Your Future, Your Super performance test, the chief executive of Maritime Super has aired concerns over the implications of communicating with members where their fund has underperformed, particularly where that ...

Maritime Super dumps ISA membership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
Industry Super Australia has announced Maritime Super has ended its association with the industry lobby group.

Retail funds to benefit from YFYS test changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
Retail superannuation funds from AMP, Australian Ethical and Russell Investments will be among the biggest beneficiaries of the last-minute change to administration fee treatment in YFYS performance tests, says Industry Super Australia.

NGS, ACSRF shelve merger plans

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
After 12 months of discussions, Sydney's Australian Catholic Superannuation and NGS Super have shelved their plans to merge and create a $21.5 billion fund.

Superannuation assets hit $3.3tn

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
Australia's total superannuation assets ended June 2021 with $3.3 trillion, 14.7% higher than a year ago.

Older Australians overlooking age care costs

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
Only 14% of older Australians have prepared for their aged care costs, according to a joint survey from Challenger and National Seniors Australia.

Cost of retirement increases

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
According to the latest figures from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) the cost of retiring increased in the June quarter.

Industry funds to dominate in 2025

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
New research reveals which industry superannuation funds will dominate the sector in 2025 and squeeze out many retail funds.

Super fund reduces fees

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
A $10 billion industry superannuation fund dropped administration and investment fees for its 86,000 members.

Actuaries Institute releases retirement policy review

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
Over 200 actuaries provided feedback for a new policy paper from the Actuaries Institute which is recommending a superannuation guarantee rate of 10-12%, earlier access to retirement savings and disincentives for pension lump sums and bequests.