Government Super Report reveals need for increased productivity

By Steve Blizard   10 June 2018 Over the past month there have been an unusually large number of articles about superannuation. So what is going on? On the 29 May, the Productivity Commission released a report that documents various flaws in the current $2.6 trillion compulsory superannuation system. Since 1991, the design of default based…

Federal budget 2018 – Life insurance premiums to rise 30pc under opt in

By Alice Uribe    Australian Financial Review  9 May 2018 Superannuation fund members might end up paying 30 percent more for their life insurance cover under the government’s sweeping plans to stop account erosion in the $2.5 trillion super sector. The federal government on Tuesday introduced measures that remove default life insurance for new superannuation fund members…

The hidden dangers facing young people

By Gemma Wilson   News Corp Australia Network   15 Sept 2016 IT was just a normal day like any other. Luke Webb was out with mates enjoying a meal at the local RSL when the unexpected happened. “I just felt really funny, I couldn’t really move my arm, I felt really weak, my head felt…