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Women in investment management report an “ingrained” culture of sexism. This includes stereotyped views of women being best suited to administrative roles. Shutterstock

For the sake of our retirement savings, it’s time to reform the investment management boys’ club

Women in investment management face sexist treatment and no accommodation of parenting responsibilities. That’s bad news for a sector critical to all Australians’ economic security.
Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar has confirmed investments in affordable housing will be backed by a government guarantee. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Government guarantee opens investment highway to affordable housing

The Australian government has at last taken the lead in affordable housing policy with a package of measures that should attract institutional investors hungry for low-risk returns.
Chipping away at casino strategies. clry2

Using a fund manager? You’d get the same results at a casino

The people who manage pensions and investments are locked in a constant battle to win our custom, often dazzling us with examples of how well they have beaten the market in the hope that this success will…

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