Super system far too complex

Original article by Adam Creighton
The Australian – Page: 17 & 20 : 24-Jun-19

Nobel Prize-winning economists Eugene Fama and Richard Thaler contend that Australia’s superannuation system has too many investment options and that its fees are too high. Fama says low-fee passive funds should be the default option in a system that is government-mandated, while Thaler says lower fees should be achievable through competitive bidding. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg recently announced a new review of the $2.8 trillion superannuation sector.

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