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Super funds and organisations have given a thumbs up to Treasurer’s Jim Chalmers’ federal budget but highlighted opportunities to improve the gender super gap were missed...

Post retirement

ASFA retirement data shows the cost of funding a comfortable retirement has risen 7.5% in the past 12 months while it has also updated its lump sum estimates in light of ...

Superannuation

Superannuation fund trustees have shared their thoughts on the dangers of being over-inquisitive, on holding firms accountable and why member interests must remain at the...

Superannuation

Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison has signalled no more super tax tinkering amid the industry’s general welcome of passage of the Government’s Budget super changes....

Superannuation

After almost a decade of lobbying from the superannuation industry, the Government has passed legislation that will see the superannuation guarantee lifted from 9 per cen...

Superannuation

The Federal Treasury has overestimated the tax impacts of super concessions, according to ASFA research....

Financial advice

An ASFA submission has warned that some elements of the legislation underpinning MySuper may lead to expedient decision-making by trustees....

Financial advice

ASFA has called on the Government to include superannuation funds with self-insured arrangements in its amendments to the GST legislation....

Superannuation

ASFA warns Treasury it may have damaged the spirit of the agreement with NZ on KiwiSaver transfers....

Superannuation

ASFA seeks 12 months extension to facilitative approach on MySuper reporting....

Post retirement

Ageing population raises new challenges for super advisers and product development...

Superannuation

ASFA has come out with a factsheet for members on nominating a beneficiary for their super when they die. ...

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Grant Banner

From my perspective, 40- 50% of people are likely going to be deeply unhappy about how long they actually live. ...

5 months ago
Kevin Gorman

Super director remuneration ...

5 months ago
Anthony Asher

No doubt true, but most of it is still because over 45’s have been upgrading their houses with 30 year mortgages. Money ...

5 months ago

The newly created role comes amid the fund’s ambitions to be a ‘merger partner of choice’ in the superannuation industry....

12 hours ago

Iress has issued an update denying the validity of “certain statements” made today by an alleged threat actor....

3 days 11 hours ago

The research house has offered a silver lining after super fund returns saw the end of a five-month streak last month....

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