April 24, 2018 13
The biggest rip-off in financial services is the huge fees charged by retail superannuation funds, which flow to the big banks and AMP for delivering poorer performance.
March 15, 2018 10
With dividend imputation in the spotlight courtesy of Labor's refundability policy, some are pointing out the perverse consequences of the distortion introduced by the Howard government.
March 7, 2018 14
Turnbull is dangling a sizeable fiscal carrot in front of Trump. But will it attract a bite, and what will it mean for your retirement money?
January 19, 2018 8
Alarm bells will be ringing with the Liberals as industry super stretches its lead over retail super in returns for members.
September 12, 2017 8
The Liberal party is continuing its efforts to demonise the industry super sector despite the role of employer groups, and its successful performance.
August 24, 2017 3
Australia's huge pool of super savings has made out capital markets less efficient and rewarded lazy managers, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
July 14, 2017 10
The Liberals are up in arms over fees for industry super directors. But if they want to see real siphoning off of super funds, they should have a look at the retail super sector.
April 26, 2017 12
Anthem rewrite ... F-35 good at one thing ... lest we forget past marketing stuff-ups ...
April 26, 2017 19
The effort to drive Kelly O'Dwyer out of public life shows how powerful cliques within the Liberal Party resent efforts to pursue the national interest in ways that don't benefit them.
April 13, 2017 7
How can the government put forward a policy supporting using superannuation for housing when so many MPs are on the record against it?
April 13, 2017 14
The push to allow superannuation to be used for housing is part of a wider right-wing attack on super, a sector deeply hated by many Liberals.
April 10, 2017 1
A speech by Scott Morrison on housing, while sensible in itself, augurs poorly for the contents of the government's budget centrepiece, a housing affordability package.
March 29, 2017 10
The Productivity Commission's study of options for a new system of picking default super funds falls far short of the open slather approach the big banks have been demanding.
March 27, 2017 4
The government's reluctance to address property lending to superannuation funds is helping reduce housing affordability and increasing the risk a property crunch will cause widespread economic damage, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
March 14, 2017 29
Allowing access to super to improve housing affordability is bad policy that takes away the one good thing we're doing for younger Australians to hand yet another win to older Australians.
January 11, 2017 12
The next fight over superannuation will be over the awards system and the way workers are put into a super fund by default. The big banks want in.
December 12, 2016 3
The more unhappy CEOs are about proxy advisers, the better job they are doing.
November 3, 2016
In a move with huge ramifications for superannuation, ANZ this morning announced it wanted to abandon wealth management, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
September 15, 2016 10
It's ugly, and involves a broken promise and a cave-in, but Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have finally delivered on the economic reform they promised.
September 8, 2016
Why are changes to superannuation even controversial?