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ELIZABETH MCARTHUR
New research analysing Australian Bureau of Statistics microdata shows that more Australians are retiring owing money on their mortgage.
KARREN VERGARA
APRA announced this morning it is taking action on AMP's superannuation business and board, concerned they breached several areas of superannuation law.
KARREN VERGARA
The $6.5 billion superannuation fund is "substantially" reducing premiums for younger members at the expense of members aged 50 and over.
KARREN VERGARA
Christian Super, the $1.5 billion superannuation fund, will be making changes to its fee structures following a comprehensive review.
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