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Baby boomer personal finances hit hard by COVID-19

Baby boomer personal finances hit hard by COVID-19

While millennials are feeling the effects of the pandemic on their mental health and wellbeing, CoreData research shows baby boomers are being hit harder in the hip pocket by COVID-19.  […]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments Advice, Research
Stimulus staves off household bill stress, but for how long?

Stimulus staves off household bill stress, but for how long?

There’s no doubt the Federal Government’s stimulus package has provided a much-needed financial boost to many Australian households. In fact, recent research from CoreData suggests it’s had a direct impact […]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments Research
Down markets revive asset-fee argument

Down markets revive asset-fee argument

It’s often said that clients of financial advisers should be allowed to choose for themselves how they pay for advice. The client-choice argument is often advanced in support of asset-based […]

by May 5, 2020 0 comments Advice, Advisers
Why the ‘new normal’ for small business is anything but

Why the ‘new normal’ for small business is anything but

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard, with less than a third (31.2 per cent) of the small businesses CoreData has spoken to as part of its research on […]

by May 1, 2020 0 comments Research
Start Making Sense Episode 3: Early access to super – the member perspective

Start Making Sense Episode 3: Early access to super – the member perspective

Australians financially impacted by COVID are now able to access their super early.   And while super funds have expressed their willingness to make these payments, the super industry has been […]

Property price uncertainty has the big banks preparing for the worst

Property price uncertainty has the big banks preparing for the worst

Despite initial forecasts for another strong year, the reality of an unprecedented economic shutdown has residential property teetering close to the edge.  Beginning 2020 with forecasts for a 7 to 11 […]

by April 30, 2020 0 comments Property
CoreData 2020 Licensee Research: How is your licensee performing?

CoreData 2020 Licensee Research: How is your licensee performing?

In 2019 financial advisers across the country sent a clear message to their licensees: support us, help us through the changes that are buffeting our industry, our businesses and our […]

by April 30, 2020 0 comments Advice, Industry, Licensees
APRA data shows DII claims payout ratio continues to rise

APRA data shows DII claims payout ratio continues to rise

The latest life insurance claims and disputes data from APRA appears to throw weight behind the hefty intervention into the disability income insurance (DII) sector late last year. Statistics for […]

by April 29, 2020 0 comments Risk
Australians begin to adjust to the ‘new normal’

Australians begin to adjust to the ‘new normal’

It’s been a month since the Federal government took drastic action to stop the spread of coronavirus in Australia, mandating the closure of many businesses and implementing stricter social distancing […]

by April 24, 2020 0 comments Advice
First home buyers to the rescue in a post-COVID-19 world

First home buyers to the rescue in a post-COVID-19 world

Government restrictions on physical open houses and auctions, key elements of the residential property buying process, are likely to be a major drag on the residential property market in a […]

by April 24, 2020 0 comments Property