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Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Events of the last week show why the banking royal commission needs to be extended until the superannuation sector is cleaned up.

My Health Record faces new DNA controversy

My Health Record faces new DNA controversy

Good morning, early birds. My Health Record's capability to store DNA data is under serious interrogation. Plus, it's a big week for the superannuation market. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

We’ll look back on this era of digital privacy in shame

We’ll look back on this era of digital privacy in shame

Crikey readers respond to the end of our Prying Eyes series on digital privacy, and Eric Abetz's emails to GetUp donors.

Industry super dominance now an open embarrassment to business

Industry super dominance now an open embarrassment to business

Yet again, industry super funds have dominated the ranks of the best superannuation performers. What on earth are the big banks doing?

Having lost the superannuation war, is big business blowing it up?

Having lost the superannuation war, is big business blowing it up?

The government and big business have lost their war on behalf of retail superannuation. Are they now thinking of destroying the entire system?

The 10 truths Malcolm Turnbull can’t utter

The 10 truths Malcolm Turnbull can’t utter

For all his power, there are certain truths Malcolm Turnbull can't admit for fear of infuriating the right.

Why the hell are our superannuation fees so high?

Why the hell are our superannuation fees so high?

Australia has some of the highest superannuation fees in the world -- so who charges them, where do they go, and what can we do?

Kelly bloviates on super, to the enlightenment of none

Kelly bloviates on super, to the enlightenment of none

For evidence of why you shouldn't let political ideologues comment on complex policy issues, look no further than Paul Kelly struggling, and failing, to analyse the Productivity Commission's superannuation report.

Government and big banks cop a hiding on super

Government and big banks cop a hiding on super

The Productivity Commission's vision for superannuation is very far from the one the government and the big banks have been hoping for.

The biggest banking rip-off is still to come

The biggest banking rip-off is still to come

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.