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6 Feb 2019 - The Royal Commission report will likely be seen as a key fork in the road for the superannuation industry. It highlights a number of issues, many of which ...

The Royal Commission and the complex task of reforming super

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6 Feb 2019 - The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services industry is mandatory reading for all super funds and their ...

Superannuation in a post Royal Commission World

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22 Jan 2019 - Super members suffered sharp declines in December 2018, pushing many into negative territory for the year, with the likelihood of further losses over coming ...

Volatility the new normal as super returns take a hit

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18 Jan 2019 - Synopsis of SuperRatings’ views regarding the Productivity Commission’s final report Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness: SuperRatings ...

SuperRatings’ views regarding the Productivity Commission’s final report

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16 Jan 2019 - There has always been an element of tension between super funds and financial advisers. From the super fund’s perspective, the adviser is a possible threat ...

Super Funds Must Learn to Embrace Third-Party Advice

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1 Jan 2019 - With 2019 upon us, SuperRatings shares some tips that will help get your superannuation off to a flying start in the new year. Here are the six questions we ...

Six questions every super member should ask

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18 Dec 2018 - Super members are at risk of their first annual loss since 2011, after recording a third consecutive month of negative returns in November, as market ...

Super funds at risk of first annual loss in 7 years

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20 Nov 2018 - Super members have suffered their second straight month of negative returns and are now firmly in the red for the financial year as market volatility and ...

Second straight monthly loss for super members as volatility becomes the new normal

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15 Nov 2018 - Financial advisers are now able to access investment research, encompassing clients’ whole of life needs, with the announcement by Lonsec of the inclusion of ...

Understanding super no longer optional for advisers

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25 Oct 2018 - Voluntary superannuation contributions have eased slightly after approaching record highs as super members appeared to take a breather after riding the bull ...

Voluntary super contributions ease

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17 Oct 2018 - Australia’s superannuation funds have faced their first test of the financial year, with a major market selloff in October likely to put a dent in account ...

Super funds face test of discipline

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20 Aug 2018 - Australia’s superannuation funds are participating in the global share market rally, with big gains from US and European markets showing up in members’ ...

Super funds boosted by global share streak

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