The CoreData COVID-19 Pulse Check Dashboard

The CoreData COVID-19 Dashboard has been redesigned to offer a suite of new interactive features. Search how the pandemic is affecting sentiment, intentions, behaviour and concerns, by gender, generation, state …

Why improving financial literacy could open the door to advice

CoreData’s research over the past two decades has consistently found that at any point in time, only around one in four Australians are receiving financial advice.  This is a relatively …

Focus on WA: CoreData’s COVID-19 snapshot

Despite WA’s effective containment of COVID-19, the economic effects of the state’s pseudo-shutdown have been widely felt. Compared to major trading partners, Australia has experienced reasonable success in avoiding the …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Banking and lending

In early March, Australia’s top banking executives sat down with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in a meeting originally intended to discuss the impact of the bushfire season on the local economy. …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Superannuation

With rising unemployment and unprecedented trading restrictions imposed on businesses, the Federal Government’s concessional clause for early access to super has provided a lifeline for Australians in financial hardship. The …

Consumers hold the key – but which door will they open?

Consumer sentiment and behaviour will play a critical role in any economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal and State government policy settings must walk a fine line between managing …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Financial hardship

The devastating financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt most acutely among those who have lost jobs or income and are now struggling to pay household bills, or …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Investor sentiment

As our focus shifts from panic and uncertainty to resilience and opportunity, investor sentiment is gradually edging closer towards positive territory. After COVID-19 took hold of global investment markets, CoreData …

Misperceptions about IP cover a red flag for life industry

Nearly half of consumers who currently have income protection insurance believe they would be covered in the event of job loss, new research from CoreData has found. The research, based …

Struggling Australians still hesitant to drawdown on their retirement savings

One in two Australians struggling with household bills admit if they were eligible to access their super early, they would be more concerned about reducing their retirement wealth than about …