A golden opportunity for change

Egan, Liam
June 2006
Money Management;6/8/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p22
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the success or failure of the superannuation choice on its first anniversary in Australia in 2006. The effectiveness of the superannuation choice is examined by revisiting the industry speculation on its potential results and consequences in the months and years leading up to its launch. The issues' implications for money managers and investments are also cited.


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