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Economic and market update

8 April 2019

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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Empowering women to own their finances

28 March 2019

We talked to four senior working women about money conversations, financial wellness and their practical tips on managing money better.

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Economic and market update

15 March 2019

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead

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Economic and market update

7 February 2019

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead

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We’re changing our MySuper investment option

February 2019

We’re making changes to give members who are invested in MySuper more opportunity to grow their super while they’re younger.

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The 2018 year in review: a confident start but a volatile finish

15 January 2019

With 2018 behind us, it’s time to review what happened in investment markets last year.

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Economic and market video - January 2019

January 2019

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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What's new from Plum

December 2018

Plum is introducing a few initiatives to help our members reach their retirement goals.

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Economic and market video - November 2018

November 2018

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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Economic and market video - October 2018

October 2018

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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Member Q&A: What does the recent market volatility mean for members?

October 2018

Portfolio Specialist John Owen discusses what’s causing the market volatility and how Plum is managing their portfolios for customers.

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Economic and market video - September 2018

September 2018

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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In the Media: Financial Services Royal Commission

September 2018

Financial advice and superannuation have been closely examined in the ongoing Financial Services Royal Commission. 

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Economic and market video - August 2018

August 2018

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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NAB appoints Geoff Lloyd as CEO of MLC

July 2018

The appointment follows NAB’s announcement in May it will exit its advice, platform, superannuation and asset management businesses currently operating under MLC, Plum and other brands. 

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NAB announces changes to its wealth management strategy

May 2018

NAB has announced a reshaping of its wealth management strategy.

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On board with the Insurance in Super Code of Practice

March 2018

The Trustee of all MLC super funds, which also cover Plum products, proudly announces that it will opt in to the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice, coming into effect from July 2018.

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Women get frank about finance: MLC research reveals women feel in control but are unprepared

March 2018

More than half of Australian women feel in control of their finances, but many are concerned about their savings and are missing out on valuable opportunities to boost their superannuation, according to new research released by MLC.

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Is this super oversight costing you thousands?

March 2018

A “set and forget” mentality could be costing Australians thousands of dollars, but reviewing one particular aspect could turn that all around, research reveals.

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Australians in for a boom with new super changes in 2018

March 2018

Australians who are looking to buy their first home or are preparing for retirement could be in for a windfall in 2018, with a number of key superannuation changes expected to come into effect.

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How to add thousands to your super in just 10 minutes

March 2018

A simple super oversight is costing Australians thousands of dollars in their retirement, according to research released by MLC.

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