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Australia confirms it will join China-led AIIB development bank - Malay Mail Online

Australia confirms it will join China-led AIIB development bank - Malay Mail Online | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
SYDNEY, March 29 — Australia said it will sign an agreement to become a prospective founding member of a China-backed infrastructure bank, but continued to express concerns about how the institution is governed.
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Super problem: West Australians leave workforce with less than $1 million for ... - Herald Sun

Super problem: West Australians leave workforce with less than $1 million for ... - Herald Sun | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
MOST West Australian couples are retiring with less than one-third of the savings they need to live “comfortably”.
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ASIC will keep a watchful eye on financial advice from six biggest planners - Sydney Morning Herald

ASIC will keep a watchful eye on financial advice from six biggest planners - Sydney Morning Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
The corporate watchdog will target the financial planning arms of the big four banks plus Macquarie and AMP as part of future surveillance of financial advice laws.
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Warren Buffett's Best Money Advice - Lifehacker Australia

Warren Buffett's Best Money Advice - Lifehacker Australia | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett is a hugely successful investor, and his tips for investing are surprisingly accessible. Most of his methods are simple, straightforwar...
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Family trusts still offer investment advantages - Sydney Morning Herald

Family trusts still offer investment advantages - Sydney Morning Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
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Family trusts still offer investment advantages
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There are 534,000 SMSFs in Australia and about 350,000 family trusts. The extraordinary growth in SMSFs ...
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FSC admits self-regulation 'not enough' - The Australian Financial Review

FSC admits self-regulation 'not enough' - The Australian Financial Review | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
The Australian Financial Review FSC admits self-regulation 'not enough' The Australian Financial Review The council represents banks, listed wealth companies, such as AMP, and funds management and super businesses responsible for more than $2...
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Financial planners not only for the wealthy, FPA says

Financial planners not only for the wealthy, FPA says | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
The FPA is using its annual Financial Planning Week to try and change consumer perceptions that financial planners are only for the affluent.
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Millions of households are missing out on good financial planning - The Conversation AU

Millions of households are missing out on good financial planning - The Conversation AU | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Millions of households are missing out on good financial planning
The Conversation AU
However, for some households, managing wealth is not an issue.
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Cheap Money Has Australian Lending Back At Pre-GFC Levels - Business Insider Australia

Cheap Money Has Australian Lending Back At Pre-GFC Levels
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Personal loans in Australia fell 1.8% in to $8.505 billion in June compared to May, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Some thoughts about class in Australia

Some thoughts about class in Australia | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
During a recent interview, a journalist pulled me up for using the c-word. “Class?” she asked with lifted eyebrow. “What do you mean?
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As we prepare for pension freedom, Australia mulls ditching it and copying our ... - This is Money

As we prepare for pension freedom, Australia mulls ditching it and copying our ... - This is Money | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
As we prepare for pension freedom, Australia mulls ditching it and copying our ...
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Creativity needed for a wealth-creation economy - Sydney Morning Herald

Creativity needed for a wealth-creation economy - Sydney Morning Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
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Creativity needed for a wealth-creation economy
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More and more we are seeing Australian workers transition from the wealth creation sector, manufacturing and production and the like, to the services sector.
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Wealth managers increasingly incorporating ETFs into clients' portfolios - Asia Asset Management

Wealth managers increasingly incorporating ETFs into clients' portfolios - Asia Asset Management | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Wealth managers increasingly incorporating ETFs into clients' portfolios Asia Asset Management Among wealth managers, Hong Kong-based investment firm EXS Capital, which manages $260 million, is perhaps an extreme example of the industry's...
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Inside Money: Pavs and savs - what Australia and NZ have in common with ... - New Zealand Herald

Inside Money: Pavs and savs - what Australia and NZ have in common with ... - New Zealand Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
This could be another pavlova . - New Zealand Herald
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Top four banks earn a record $29bn - The Australian

Top four banks earn a record $29bn - The Australian | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Top four banks earn a record $29bn
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... National Australia Bank's $1.7bn provisions for the UK and software writedowns. The banks' bad-debt-expense-to-loans ratio, at 15 basis points, was the lowest since the mid-1990s.
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Credit Suisse: Global household wealth increases by 8.3% to USD 263 trillion ... - CNNMoney

Credit Suisse: Global household wealth increases by 8.3% to USD 263 trillion ... - CNNMoney | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Credit Suisse: Global household wealth increases by 8.3% to USD 263 trillion ...
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MasterCard to mine Facebook user data - Sydney Morning Herald

MasterCard to mine Facebook user data - Sydney Morning Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
MasterCard has signed a two-year deal to mine Facebook Asia Pacific user data detailing consumers' online habits to uncover behavioural insights in can then sell to the banks.
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A Street Fight Has Broken Out Over How To Regulate Australia's Lucrative Financial Planning Industry

A Street Fight Has Broken Out Over How To Regulate Australia's Lucrative Financial Planning Industry | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
A public fight has broken out over the tricky task of rehabilitating the financial planning industry.
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Ray White move into financial planning advice raises concerns

Ray White move into financial planning advice raises concerns | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Consumer groups, lawmakers and financial planning bodies have expressed concern over the move by one of the country's biggest real estate agencies to enter into the financial advice sector.
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Can you still make money as a do-gooder? - NEWS.com.au

Can you still make money as a do-gooder? - NEWS.com.au | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Can you still make money as a do-gooder?
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The social enterprises movement has been well underway in the US for many years and it's about to hit Australia.
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Brian Gaynor: Greying of workforce good for economy - New Zealand Herald

Brian Gaynor: Greying of workforce good for economy - New Zealand Herald | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Brian Gaynor: Greying of workforce good for economy
New Zealand Herald
For example, our 65-plus participation rate is 20.6 per cent compared with 18.7 per cent in United States, 12.1 per cent in Australia and just 9.8 per cent in the United Kingdom.
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Australia's Financial Planners Are Splitting Up With The Banks And Going It Alone - Business Insider Australia

Australia's Financial Planners Are Splitting Up With The Banks And Going It Alone - Business Insider Australia | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
Australia's Financial Planners Are Splitting Up With The Banks And Going It Alone Business Insider Australia Cracks are beginning to appear in the domination of Australia's major banks in the wealth management industry via vertical integration with...
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How Supermarkets Make So Much Money From Unhealthy Food - Lifehacker Australia

How Supermarkets Make So Much Money From Unhealthy Food - Lifehacker Australia | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
How Supermarkets Make So Much Money From Unhealthy Food
Lifehacker Australia
This powerful lobby group is representative of just 120 food companies out of more than 2,000, but well over 80% of the dollar value of food sold in Australia.
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Another great return! Super funds gain 12.8% for 2014 financial year

Another great return! Super funds gain 12.8% for 2014 financial year | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
The median superannuation growth fund gained 12.8% in value for the 12 months to June 2014, according to rating company Chant West.
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It's fashionable to be frugal - NEWS.com.au

It's fashionable to be frugal - NEWS.com.au | Wealth Australia | Scoop.it
It's fashionable to be frugal NEWS.com.au “The trouble with saving at the moment is you are making nothing on your money, so it's a good first step but it's not by itself sufficient.” The report found the number of Australians who admit to having...
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