Archive for November 14th, 2018

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    The resilience paradox

    The term ‘resilience’ is regularly used inside the workplace. But what does it really mean, why does it matter, and can it be learnt? Margo Lydon and John Capon from SuperFriend— AustralianSuper’s mental health partner—share their...   
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    Ash finds her voice

    Ash—the AustralianSuper website helpbot—has been a hit with members and staff alike since her January introduction. So much so, that she is being promoted; no longer just a chatbot, Ash will soon also be a ‘voice bot’. On the fund...   
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    Insurance change to help younger super members grow their life savings

    AustralianSuper members under age 25 are no longer given insurance automatically when they join the fund in a bid to stop account erosion and make the system simpler and fairer for young members. In an industry first, younger fund members w...   
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    We’re saying welcome to WestConnex Sydney

    AustralianSuper members will soon own a stake in the WestConnex motorway project, a major piece of NSW infrastructure. AustralianSuper is part of the Australian-controlled consortium, Sydney Transport Partners, which recently won the bid fo...   
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    AustralianSuper is building a property portfolio for the long haul

    AustralianSuper is one of the world’s largest investors in unlisted assets, investing more than $30 billion in assets like direct property, infrastructure and credit. We use our scale and capabilities to access a broad range of quality as...   
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    Why net benefit is so important in super

    A recent research report shows that most super fund members think that fees are a more important consideration than performance when comparing funds1. Interestingly, this changes as members get older with members over 55 ranking performance...   
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    Investment strategy and outlook

    A strong start to the financial year Both Australian and international share markets produced solid gains in the September quarter, supported by steady global growth, low inflation and supportive monetary policy. While there was an increase...