Opinions are split across the industry on the impact of new incentives for ‘downsizers’ unveiled in the federal budget.
Dan PurvesMay 10, 2017
There are many challenges facing the sector, but in order to meet any of them fund CEOs say they need a break from all this change.
Sally RoseMarch 2, 2017
As merger talks bubbled throughout 2016, the executive team at NGS Super was also busy implementing technology upgrades and expanding the fund’s advice offering.
Sally RoseFebruary 7, 2017
It has been morbidly quipped that ‘post-retirement’ refers to the dead, as that is what lies next for retirees. Of course, what post-retirement really refers to is the time after someone switches their income from a salary to a financial service product, typically in the form of a pension or drawing down a lump sum. […]
Dan PurvesApril 23, 2015
The superannuation industry is on a steep learning curve on what success looks like in post-retirement product development. Case studies from Equip Super, NGS Super and MTAA Super at the 7th annual Post-Retirement Conference in Sydney heard feedback of investment success, adjustments and low take-up. Early indications show the NGS Super pension product, the most […]
David RowleyMarch 11, 2015
Product innovation coupled with tailored digital education is key for the future of super funds, according to Anthony Rodwell-Ball chief executive of NGS Super. As retirees make up a growing part of funds he believes a strong customer focus that few funds currently have will be needed – by 2020 around 50 percent of NGS […]
Dan PurvesJanuary 19, 2015
NGS Super has cut the cost of launching a direct investment option for members by using a white-labelled platform from Mercer. Anthony Rodwell-Ball, chief executive of NGS Super, said developing such a platform was prohibitive, but the whitelabelled product from Mercer was half the cost of a tailored platform. Mercer already provides administration and member […]
David RowleyFebruary 3, 2014