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COVID crash: one year on

COVID crash: one year on

 

It's now been one year since the COVID-19 outbreak sent global markets into freefall. How have investors fared since the 2020 crash and what are the lessons learned?

 

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Frydenberg flags super freeze

Frydenberg flags super freeze

 

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has weighed in on the superannuation debate in the clearest sign yet that the government may be considering a freeze to the legislated increase.

 

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Why benchmarking will be good for super funds

Why benchmarking will be good for super funds

 

Your Future Your Super reforms have recently resulted in strong public debate. Here's why the proposed introduction of benchmarks for super funds may help further strengthen Australia's superannuation system.

 

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Cost of retirement up in December quarter

Cost of retirement up in December quarter

 

The cost of retirement for Australians has gone up, with the increases in health insurance and domestic holiday prices, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia’s (ASFA) latest figures.

 

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Early access boosted interest in advice

Early access boosted interest in advice

 

Public interest in financial advice rose significantly in 2020, with consumers focusing their online searches on super topics as the government launched its COVID-19 early access scheme, according to new data from fund manager Allan Gray.

 

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How to pass the diversification test

How to pass the diversification test

 

Diversification, spreading your money across a range of different assets rather than putting it all into one place, is one of the core principles of investment risk management. That's because investment returns from different assets are never consistent.

 

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