underwriting

Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

Michael Bailey As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance sta- tistics, as useless as they […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

Michael Bailey As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance sta- tistics, as useless as they […]
Roundtables

Group insurance technology: where it is and where it needs to be

The economic downturn might have spurred a recent surge in new policies, but underinsurance remains a chronic problem in Australia. It isn’t helped by the clunky application process still provided by many group insurance vendors. Too many super fund members are getting part of the way into purchasing cover before being deterred by lengthy forms […]
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