Industry super funds spend $37 million on advertising

by Sally Patten   7 Sept 2017  Australian Financial Review Industry superannuation funds spent more than $37 million last year to promote themselves in the media, 54 per cent more than their retail super scheme rivals. Figures compiled for The Australian Financial Review using data from AQX Standard Fusion show that the bulk of the difference in media spend…

Cambodia now building a promising future

By Steve Blizard – from Phnom Penh  During August I was the guest of Awareness Cambodia, a not-for-profit overseas aid organisation assisting some of the most underprivileged in rural Cambodia. Founded by Perth dentist Dr Gary Hewett in 1995, Awareness Cambodia focuses on education, health and childhood development programs. Nestled between sugar cane and forests…

ABC TV 7.30 REPORT – Dipping into super to pay for elective surgery

ABC TV LATELINE   Broadcast: 27/07/2017     Reporter: Pat McGrath Australians are raiding their superannuation to pay for elective medical procedures, prompting warnings for consumers to think about the long-term consequences of tapping into their retirement savings. If you need to access your super for elective medical procedures, Roxburgh Securities provides a free service…