Leeanne Turner

Investment Strategy

Ian Silk’s grand ambition for super endorsed by CEOs

Ian Silk’s call for the superannuation industry to raise its game and take on the “grand ambition” of giving all Australians an adequate income in retirement has been endorsed by a cross-section of leading figures. The chief executive of AustralianSuper was speaking at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) annual conference in Brisbane, […]
Investment Strategy

Top business schools inspire MTAA and Energy Super

Two of the most prestigious business schools in the world have encouraged the winners of the FEAL fund executive of the year award to focus on values, one’s legacy as a leader and on ways to deploy greater emotional intelligence. Robyn Petrou, chief executive of Energy Super, returned this week from from a course at […]
Hedge Funds

MTAA capital protection/ growth hybrid product has pleasing uptake

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund has had a “pleasing” uptake by members of a new investment option that is a hybrid between growth and capital protection, designed particularly for those transitioning into retirement.   The Income Focused Option is designed to deliver capital stability and manage investment volatility, targeting a reliable […]

Post-retirement: What we don’t know

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. […]
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