Consumers/retail

Why improving financial literacy could open the door to advice

Why improving financial literacy could open the door to advice

CoreData’s research over the past two decades has consistently found that at any point in time, only around one in four Australians are receiving financial advice.  This is a relatively […]

Hearing other voices: why guilt by association could prompt a client to exit

Hearing other voices: why guilt by association could prompt a client to exit

Most financial advisers know well by now that two of the most important ways of attracting new clients and retaining the clients they have is to generate referrals and to […]

When the Law of Unintended Consequences meets income protection insurance

When the Law of Unintended Consequences meets income protection insurance

It’s hard to argue against the need to reform a sector that is losing hundreds of millions of dollars each year, when there is a real risk that without reform […]

Consumers hold the key – but which door will they open?

Consumers hold the key – but which door will they open?

Consumer sentiment and behaviour will play a critical role in any economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal and State government policy settings must walk a fine line between managing […]

A financial cliff awaits Australia’s ‘pay later’ economy

A financial cliff awaits Australia’s ‘pay later’ economy

The coronavirus crisis has added a new dimension to the buy now, pay later economy, with many Australians and business owners heading towards a financial cliff they can see but […]

East coast hit hardest hit by COVID-19, as WA and SA expect to rebound

East coast hit hardest hit by COVID-19, as WA and SA expect to rebound

While some Australians consider the worst of the public health crisis to be over, those in the hardest-hit states on the Eastern seaboard are more pessimistic about the economic recovery.  […]

Financial advice supports positive mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Financial advice supports positive mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

As the community’s focus shifts from protecting our health to kick-starting our economic recovery, new research has reinforced the role of financial advisers in supporting not only the financial resilience […]

COVID-19 blow to gender employment parity doesn’t tell the whole story

COVID-19 blow to gender employment parity doesn’t tell the whole story

Women are more likely than men to have lost their job due to COVID-19, but the pandemic could drive greater employment parity in the long-term, CoreData’s latest research has found. […]

Misperceptions about IP cover a red flag for life industry

Misperceptions about IP cover a red flag for life industry

Nearly half of consumers who currently have income protection insurance believe they would be covered in the event of job loss, new research from CoreData has found. The research, based […]

One in five believe avoiding a recession is worth 106,000 lives

One in five believe avoiding a recession is worth 106,000 lives

More than one in five Australians are willing to see tens of thousands of their compatriots fall victim to COVID-19 if it means the country will avoid going into a […]