The Conexus Super Awards attracted a record number of entries this year. Here are the finalists.
Amanda WhiteNovember 30, 2017
Risk should be defined as the inability to meet retirement income goals, so investors and their managers should forget alpha and other “distractions".
Amanda WhiteMarch 30, 2016
Financial planners have an opportunity to speak with clients about the dual goals of good investment returns and philanthropy with the launch of Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles. The Future Generation Global Investment Company has launched two listed investment companies, one focusing on Australian equities and the other on global equities that donate […]
Amanda WhiteJuly 16, 2015
One of the enduring areas of asset management academic study, and practitioner query, is whether or not fund managers have skill. In his work, professor of finance at Stanford, Jonathan Berk, shows the answer doesn’t lie in returns at all, but in manager compensation. Determining whether active skill exists is not the same as looking […]
Amanda WhiteFebruary 6, 2014
Merton, who is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management’s distinguished professor of finance and resident scientist at Dimensional Fund Advisors, says the criteria for a good retirement solution are not met by traditional defined benefit (DB) or defined-contribution (DC) plans. Innovate to be individual
Amanda WhiteAugust 27, 2012
The federal opposition leader, Tony Abbott, has confirmed his commitment to increase the superannuation guarantee from 9 to 12 per cent in correspondence with Professional Planner’s sister publication, Investment Magazine Online.
Amanda WhiteAugust 21, 2012