ASFA Victorian State Forum

On August 11th, McGing Advisory & Actuarial were proud to be the event partner for the 2022 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited (ASFA) Victorian State Forum. A selection of leading superannuation and financial services industry experts gathered for a day’s discussion and dialogue – as some of the industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced […]

Friendly Society Outlook

At McGing we provide comprehensive advice to Life Insurance Friendly Societies. A Friendly Society is an organisation formed voluntarily by groups of individuals to protect the members against debts incurred through distress, illness, death, or old age. There are deep historical roots for Friendly Societies that have contributed to the growth of the Life Insurance […]

Challenges for Life Insurers and Friendly Societies in 2022

Investment Three months into 2022 and the economic environment and financial markets have plunged into greater uncertainty and volatility with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine adding to inflationary and supply pressures in addition to the human tragedy.   This comes after COVID-19 Omicron’s further disruption to supply chains and worker shortages.  But on the bright side, unemployment […]

McGing partnering to improve client outcomes

McGing Advisory & Actuarial has always had partnering in our core DNA.   Our philosophy is that the deeper the collaboration and shared journey with our own employees and with our clients, the better the experience all around, the better the insights shared and the better the outcomes. We’ve seen over the years that the business […]

Team Announcement

McGing is very pleased to announce the addition of Thanh Phan and Nathan Kazakevich to the team.

McGing brings investment and insurance principles to court

Bolitho v Banksia Securities class action judgment The Supreme Court of Victoria’s handing down of judgment in the Banksia Securities class action remitter trial[1] in October brought to light one of the ‘darkest chapters’ in Victorian legal history. McGing is pleased to have been able to play a significant role in shaping the eventual verdict. […]

McGing Team do 10km BeyondBlue 2XU Wellness Run!

Blue skies, a blue sea, and an ocean of over two thousand people in BeyondBlue colours. This was the sight greeting the McGing team at 7am on Sunday December 4 when we – Sean, Daniel, Brendan and Jason – arrived in St Kilda to participate in the 10km 2XU Wellness Run supporting BeyondBlue. While it […]

Year in Review – Daniel Bartlett

In June we celebrated the one-year working anniversary of our very own Daniel Bartlett. We took some time to ask Daniel about what the journey at McGing has been like so far. Here is what he had to say. Q: What has working at McGing over the past year been like, compared to your expectations? […]

The Superannuation Guarantee – should it rise to 12%?

Sean gives his thoughts on the superannuation guarantee as it stands, where it could be improved, and where it seems to be headed. The debate on the SG rise beyond 10% There are several interacting factors affecting retirement balances. There’s a huge difference between someone with 40 years of employment – going in at 25, […]

Balancing members’ interests and product sustainability

I have just completed my fourth financial year-end as an Appointed Actuary to several friendly societies. Over that time, I’ve had the privilege of helping guide these APRA regulated life insurers through a period of extreme financial and operational environments.  These challenges have also been felt across the wider financial services industry.  Reflecting on the […]