Investment Strategy

Retirees’ SMSF decision making questioned

A group of academics are investigating measures of cognitive function that can be applied to gauge the financial decision making of retirees and their capacity  to make optimal decisions when running a self-managed super fund (SMSF) portfolio. Paul Gerrans, associate professor of finance at the University of Western Australia, is concerned at the ability of […]
Hedge Funds

Member engagement and activity link questioned

The accepted belief that the most engaged superannuation members are the most active has been called into question by an academic from the University of New South Wales. A survey of 675 Unisuper members found the greatest proportion of fund switching or adjustment in insurance cover was carried out by members who were not fully […]