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Super overhaul could save billions

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Super overhaul could save billions

Review set to drive out under-performers, make fees more transparent.

Credit card providers on notice

credit card debt

Credit card providers on notice

Key lenders promise to improve lending practices after ASIC review.

Super fund safeguards sought

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Super fund safeguards sought

Minimum balances, better education put on the agenda.

Super trustees raking in your money

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Super trustees raking in your money

Some are paid $100,000 a year to attend meetings, report reveals.

What new bank code will do for you

What new bank code will do for you

What new bank code will do for you

The banks are on a mission to restore faith in a battered sector.

We’re drowning in credit card debt

One in six credit card-holders drowning in debt: ASIC

We’re drowning in credit card debt

ASIC report urges reform to protect consumers from lifelong struggle.

ASIC chief addresses ‘trust deficit’

ASIC chief addresses ‘trust deficit’

ASIC chief addresses ‘trust deficit’

Financial services sector squarely in his sights.

ASIC backflips on super regulations

ASIC backflips on new super transparency regulations

ASIC backflips on super regulations

ASIC will appoint an external expert to review super costs and fees.

Are super savings going up in smoke?

Are super savings going up in smoke?

Are super savings going up in smoke?

ASIC finds some super funds have inappropriate default settings.

Debt management firms in the gun

Debt management firms in the gun

Debt management firms in the gun

ASIC fines debt resolution firm, orders others to remove misleading information.

ASIC warns of new trust fund scam

ASIC warns of new trust fund scam

ASIC warns of new trust fund scam

ASIC urges public to be wary of cold callers threatening access to their funds.

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

Is some of this $1.1 billion yours?

ASIC urges Australians to do a search to find if they are owed missing money.

Watchdog to oversee finance sector

New standards watchdog to oversee the financial sector

Watchdog to oversee finance sector

Government to introduce new body to oversee the financial advisory sector.

Will your claim be paid?

rejected insurance claim

Will your claim be paid?

ASIC report into life insurance finds TPD claims more likely to be denied.

The real cost of running a car

New app helps you work out the true cost of buying and running a car

The real cost of running a car

A new app helps you work out the true cost of buying and running a ...

ASIC forces telco to refund millions

ASIC forcing Optus to pay back $2.4 million to around 175,000 customers

ASIC forces telco to refund millions

A breach of trust by a major telco will mean it now has to refund ...

When will big banks pay?

When will big banks pay?

When will big banks pay?

Politicians from both sides call for banks to be made accountable.

ASIC’s life insurance warning

ASIC’s life insurance warning

ASIC’s life insurance warning

Car dealers are charging consumers up to 18 times more for life insurance products.

Labor’s plans to beat union rorts

Labor’s plans to beat union rorts

Labor’s plans to beat union rorts

Labor has proposed plans to stop union corruption. But is it too late?

Win for travel card customers

Win for travel card customers

Win for travel card customers

Funds that remain on certain expired travel money cards need no longer be forfeited

ASIC reviews One Big Switch

ASIC reviews One Big Switch

ASIC reviews One Big Switch

One Big Switch is under review by ASIC.

Do your investments pass the test?

Do your investments pass the test?

Do your investments pass the test?

Before you move your money, there are three questions you should ask.

Register of planners launched

Register of planners launched

Register of planners launched

ASIC’s register of qualified financial planners is now online.

Lump sum superannuation to end

Lump sum superannuation to end

Lump sum superannuation to end

Australians will have their superannuation made available as a self-funded pension.

Government gives back your money

Government gives back your money

Government gives back your money

Abbott Government to reverse legislation moving ‘inactive’ account balances to ASIC.

Calls to restore ASIC funding

Calls to restore ASIC funding

Calls to restore ASIC funding

CHOICE has called on the government to halt ASIC funding cuts.

Push for greater ASIC powers

Push for greater ASIC powers

Push for greater ASIC powers

The government is considering a move which would see ASIC granted the powers to remove ...

Aldi warned over surcharges

Aldi warned over surcharges

Aldi warned over surcharges

Aldi has been warned over implementing surcharges without telling customers.

Recovering from financial oblivion

Recovering from financial oblivion

Recovering from financial oblivion

The Weirs lost their life savings in the Storm Financial collapse.

Government grabs your cash

Government grabs your cash

Government grabs your cash

ASIC has reported that it has collected more than $360 million from 80,000 dormant bank ...

‘Deeming’ accounts to disappear

‘Deeming’ accounts to disappear

‘Deeming’ accounts to disappear

ASIC forces banks to come clean on deeming accounts

ASIC blocks 250,000 websites

ASIC blocks 250,000 websites

ASIC blocks 250,000 websites

ASIC revealed Tuesday that it had ‘accidently’ blocked 250,000 websites in March.

Government web filter stuff-up

Government web filter stuff-up

Government web filter stuff-up

1200 Australian websites were blocked by ISPs after an ASIC stuff-up.

Government grab for inactive bank accounts

Government grab for inactive bank accounts

Government grab for inactive bank accounts

The Government can now take accounts which have been inactive for three years

Missing money

Missing Money, Claim, ASIC, Australian Investment Strategies Commission, $600 million, Australia, Banks, Credit Unions, Insurance companies, money, finanace, lost

Missing money

Can you imagine money that is rightfully yours, just sitting somewhere, unclaimed? The Australian ...

Blacklisted investments

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Blacklisted investments

Even the most savvy investors can have the wool pulled over their eyes but a simple check on the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) database may help sort the good investments from the bad. Building up a nest egg is no mean feat so when ...

Reverse Mortgage Calculator

Reverse Mortgage Calculator, home, debt, compound, interest, moneysmart, asic, advise, greg tanzer

Reverse Mortgage Calculator

A reverse mortgage allows you to borrow money secured against your home, without having to pay back either the amount you borrowed or the interest due until you leave your home or die. Instead, your debt and interest builds up (or compounds) over time. They are generally restricted to ...

Resolving financial difficulty

Resolving financial difficulty, control, ASIC, Australian Securities & Investment Commission, gambling, family

Resolving financial difficulty

The thought of taking control of your finances can seem daunting, especially if you’re struggling with debt or just finding it difficult to make ends meet. There are a range of free services to help get your finances back in order. The cost of living has ...

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