Editorial

Superannuation: Beyond an anti-social media

The industry has seen a host of media outlets engage in unnecessary personal attacks on individuals over recent weeks. Publishers need to step up and focus on research-driven, holistic coverage if we are to act as catalysts for change.
Editorial

Superannuation: The ideological battle ahead

The superannuation guarantee has grown with Australia’s economy, which unlike the rest of the developed world, had not experienced a single recession. At least until now. But fast forward to 2020 and we are effectively challenging this notion of a national pool of savings.
Editorial

Leadership revisited

Last week I asked some tough questions and expectedly received some passionate responses. My question “where’s the Leadership?” was ultimately aimed at the broader industry and government rather than individual funds.
Editorial

Understanding the system: where’s the leadership?

Hostplus’ balanced fund has a zero per cent strategic asset allocation to cash. The fund has 1.1 million members. Many of them are young, with nearly 25 per cent below the age of 25 and only 13 per cent above the age of 50, so you can understand how allocating a third of the portfolio […]
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