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Can Australia afford an ageing workforce?

August 2019

In the face of demographic shift, what does it take for a country to ensure its residents can retire in comfort? We put the microscope on a few.

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Booming age pension bill looms

August 2019

With fewer workers and more retirees, is there solution to make our retirement system more sustainable? According to Bernard Salt, there is.

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To fly in retirement, plan your own path

August 2019

MLC’s Head of Actuarial, Jason Marler, explains why the right retirement formula is based on your own story rather than the average Australian.

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Economic and market update

July 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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2018-19 financial year in review

July 2019

With the close of the financial year, it’s time to review what’s happened in investment markets. Portfolio specialist John Owen provided this comprehensive review.

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An expert on the best time to look at your superannuation strategy

June 2019

Planning for retirement can be overwhelming. How closely do we need to monitor our investments? What work or life changes warrant a review of your super strategy, and when?

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Let’s not waste wisdom of elders

June 2019

Congratulations! You’ve just retired. After 40-plus years of work you deserve to reap the benefits from all your savings and wise financial decisions.

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The rise of the activist retiree

June 2019

I know them, you know them, we all know them. Which is hardly surprising because, my dear fellow Australians, they are everywhere.

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Why more of us are finding new purpose in later life

June 2019

Priorities can change as we get older. The financial concerns that nag away in the background throughout our working lives may start to fade away, replaced by other priorities like personal health. 

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Economic and market update

June 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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Ageing is old hat for baby boomers

22 May 2019

Baby boomers still want to enjoy a long and happy retirement — it’s just that they don’t want to be ­labelled with the concept of the “r” word.

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Aussies making a slow transition to retirement

22 May 2019

Let’s explore the growing cohort of Australians who work past the age of 65.

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Worry, wellbeing and why more of us work later in life

22 May 2019

Pre-retirees, typically somewhere in the final decade of their working lives, feel less prepared for retirement than ever before.

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Economic and market update

8 May 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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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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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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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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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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