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21 May 2019
A high level of confusion among members of poorly performing super funds points to the urgent
need for a Government-sanctioned online tool to help Australians make more informed choices
about their super savings, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees said today.
15 May 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees – the peak body for the $1.4 trillion
profit-to member super funds - has released a pre-election score card comparing key
policies impacting on superannuation and retirement outcomes.
03 May 2019
New research has identified Western Australia and Queensland as being the states where the superannuation savings gender gap is at its worst.
01 May 2019
Thousands of consumers of financial products, including superannuation, will remain exposed to
conflicted financial advice if proposed regulations on grandfathered conflicted remuneration get the
green light, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has warned.
15 April 2019
While much of the commentary in the Hayne royal commission’s final report concerns misconduct by banks, retail super funds and other for-profit entities, its central message on the importance of getting culture right is relevant to all financial service providers, including profit-to-member super funds.
14 April 2019
Some bank and insurance company owned super funds are charging almost twice as much in fees
compared to profit-to-member funds, according to new research commissioned by the Australian
Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).
10 April 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today warned that delays to
consumer disclosure requirements will negatively impact on the retirement outcomes of millions
of unsuspecting Australians.
02 April 2019
The changes to the rules for voluntary super contributions in the 2019 Federal Budget are good news
for older members who can afford to make additional contributions to their superannuation savings,
however they will have minimal impact on the retirement outcomes of most Australians, the
Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said tonight.
Profit-to-member superannuation funds are well-placed to expand their role in providing quality, cost-effective financial advice, delegates attending a Financial Advice in Superannuation Symposium
18 March 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed a new director to its
Board following an election at its 2019 AGM held at AIST conference CMSF.