Super funds off to a good start in 2024

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Super funds are off to a good start in 2024, with the median growth fund (61 to 80% in growth assets) up 1% in January on the back of the... Read more continue reading

Australians want advice and see super as the best way to pay for it

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New research from Colonial First State has found that 93% of Australians believe people need financial advice and almost two in three are interested in using the funds in their... Read more continue reading

Super funds sail through the storm in 2023

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Despite returns swinging between positive and negative throughout the year, super funds delivered strong returns for members over 2023, boosted by a share rally in the final quarter of the... Read more continue reading

Australian retirement survey during a time of change

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Since 2018, State Street Global Advisors has fielded the Global Retirement Reality Report, which includes a carve out of results for Australia. The latest survey was conducted during the third... Read more continue reading

Super funds deliver strong 2023 result

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Despite a challenging economic and geopolitical backdrop, super funds have delivered a strong calendar year result for their members with the median growth fund (61 to 80% in growth assets)... Read more continue reading

Surprise rise in property values dominate financial advice conversations on super strategies

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Bearish predictions about the Australian property market in 2023 have turned out to be wrong, with population growth and a short supply of housing pushing prices up, especially in capital... Read more continue reading

AustralianSuper increases Churchill Asset Management partnership to US$1.5 billion

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AustralianSuper, Australia’s largest superannuation fund, today announced it has increased the program size of its partnership with Churchill Asset Management, an investment specialist affiliate of Nuveen, to US$1.5 billion. The... Read more continue reading

Millions of Australians lose by leaving savings in default MySuper funds

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More than 5.2 million young Australians are missing out on higher superannuation returns by investing their retirement savings in default MySuper accounts, rather than investigating other investment options, according to... Read more continue reading

Super fund returns bounce back in November

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Expectations of peak inflation drove positive returns across most sectors of the market in November, leading to a bounce in returns following the subdued earnings reported between August and October.... Read more continue reading

Selfwealth welcomes government’s release of a consultation on the retirement phase of superannuation.

A discussion paper released by[1] the government seeks community and industry views on how the superannuation system can best provide the security and income Australians need as they live longer and healthier lives... Read more continue reading