AMP launches MyNorth ESG managed portfolio

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AMP has launched a new sustainable managed portfolio, available through its flagship wrap platform MyNorth. The MyNorth Sustainable Managed Portfolio, one of the first of its kind to be offered through a wrap platform in Australia, provides advisers and clients with a new values-based investment option through the efficiency and transparency of a managed portfolio structure.

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AMP expands MyNorth insurance offer

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AMP has partnered with leading insurers AIA Australia and TAL to expand its wrap platform insurance offer, providing more choice for clients. Both insurance offers are available for advisers and super and pension clients of MyNorth, North, Summit, ipac iAccess and Generations. Lara Bourguignon, AMP’s Managing Director Superannuation, Retirement & Platforms, said: “Adding these high-quality

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AMP announces new members of Australian Wealth Management division leadership team

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AMP has announced five key appointments to its Australian Wealth Management leadership team. The team will report to Alex Wade, AMP CEO Australian Wealth Management, with a focus on providing better experiences and outcomes for our clients through a simpler, more efficient business and stronger risk controls. The new appointments are: Lakshman Anantakrishnan, Chief Investment

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AMP launches new ‘Financial Help Hub’ to educate consumers about managing money

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Navigating the complex world of day-to-day banking and finance has been made easier with the launch of AMP’s new ‘financial help hub.’ The website is a one-stop-shop for financial education, with tools and tips to help better understand money, investing and planning for retirement. AMP’s Director of Strategic Marketing and Customer Experience Lara Bourguignon said

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Appointments to AMP’s Wealth Solutions and Customer leadership team

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AMP has appointed Rod Finch to the role of Director Superannuation, Retirement and Investments, and Lara Bourguignon to the role of Director Strategic Marketing and Customer Experience, the role to be vacated by Mr Finch. Both Mr Finch and Ms Bourguignon, who is joining from National Australia Bank (NAB), will report to AMP’s Group Executive

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Aussies urged to manage a stable cash-flow this festive season

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More than 60 per cent of Aussies identify not having enough money to invest in retirement as the biggest barrier to retirement savings Only 30 per cent of Aussies feel that they have enough funds to invest in retirement Almost half of Aussie women consider taking a career break to raise kids as a barrier

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$34 coffee highlights the inflation risks to retirement

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New data showing the price of a takeaway coffee could reach $34 in the future highlights the need for Australians to take action to help meet rising costs in their retirement. Research commissioned as part of MLC’s ‘Save Retirement’ campaign has shown that the cost of a takeaway coffee could rise to $6.80 in 20

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Young people take more active interest in superannuation

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In a break with tradition, young people are taking a more active interest in their superannuation with the 30-49 year old group being the most concerned about planning for retirement, according to the latest quarterly MLC Wealth Sentiment Survey. Both men and women in this age group rated their concern about having adequate funds for

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Lara Bourguignon appointed Chair of MLC Community Foundation

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The MLC Community Foundation has appointed Lara Bourguignon as its new Chair taking effect from 1 April 2014. Established in 2008 as part of MLC, the wealth management arm of NAB, the Foundation provides tangible support to Australian communities by investing in key areas of need and employee interest and, in particular, improving the mental

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