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Sensationalist headlines hurt retirement outcomes, warns ASFA

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has refuted criticism of the Australian superannuation system, saying it is working by producing superior returns and reducing fees. ASFA said that “misleading analysis led to sensationalist newspaper headlines that only served to alarm Australians and detrimentally impact retirement outcomes,” without naming… Read More »Sensationalist headlines hurt retirement outcomes, warns ASFA

Australians need to act now to boost super savings – Super Booster Day

Australians are being encouraged to act now and start boosting their superannuation so they have enough for a comfortable retirement, as part of the 2017 Super Booster Day campaign. Money magazine and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) are encouraging Australians to “pay yourself forward” and pledge to contribute… Read More »Australians need to act now to boost super savings – Super Booster Day

ASFA calls for super policy stability, with modest changes, in 2017 Budget

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is calling for today’s Federal Budget to deliver policy stability for the superannuation system, though with “modest changes”. ASFA CEO Dr Martin Fahy said superannuation, was an unqualified human good and an outstanding public policy initiative, like universal health care and free… Read More »ASFA calls for super policy stability, with modest changes, in 2017 Budget

ASFA says there are no “alternative facts” on superannuation

Superannuation is the “main game in town” and any claims that other financial assets can do the “heavy lifting” in retirement need to be rejected, says Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia CEO Dr Martin Fahy. “ASFA strongly refutes any alternative facts about the significance of super,” he said, seemingly the latest… Read More »ASFA says there are no “alternative facts” on superannuation

New ASFA CEO appointment announced

Dr. Martin Fahy has been announced as the new CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), effective 1 November. He replaces Pauline Vamos, who stepped down earlier in 2016, and Jim Minto, who has been Acting CEO. Mr Minto will continue as Acting CEO until November. “Dr. Fahy is… Read More »New ASFA CEO appointment announced