May 8, 2017

Crowdfunding a blow for ‘investor democracy’

There are many ways to describe crowdfunding, but the one I like best is “investor democracy”. In whatever form a crowdfunding project takes, it presents an […]
May 8, 2017

How funds can help their retirees in a low-rates world

Recommended: income solutions Big super funds have been grappling with strategies for their growing numbers of retirees for many years now. And it is not easy. […]
May 8, 2017

How age affects our investment decisions

Milestone birthdays do play an important role in influencing investment behaviour, most evident in a declining appetite for risk, a new study has confirmed Reseachers from […]
May 1, 2017

Life insurance health check

Investors have learned some important lessons about the life insurance market over the past year, as successive reviews of the industry have revealed poor claims handling, […]
May 1, 2017

The assets that make SMSFs above-average performers

Self-managed superannuation funds produced higher investment returns than APRA-regulated industry and retail funds last year, according to industry consultant Rice Warner. Using publicly available figures supplied […]