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 …

COVID-19 blow to gender employment parity doesn’t tell the whole story

Women are more likely than men to have lost their job due to COVID-19, but the pandemic could drive greater employment parity in the long-term, CoreData’s latest research has found. …

Why the ‘new normal’ for small business is anything but

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard, with less than a third (31.2 per cent) of the small businesses CoreData has spoken to as part of its research on …

Fear down, job-seeking up as Australians feel the financial impact of COVID-19

It has been three weeks since CoreData launched its COVID-19 Consumer Impact Pulse Check, and positivity about the Federal Government response continues to grow, as fear of the likely financial …

Closing the information gap to make better decisions

Information. There’s a lot of it and sometimes we don’t know what to do with it all. Each day we sift through huge amounts, trying to determine what we should …

So much data, so little time: how AI is changing market research

The ability of machines to perform the same tasks as humans through a process of learning from experience, reading qualitative and quantitative data and adjusting to new inputs creates both …

A guide to capturing the core-affluent consumer online

Online mortgage application systems are fast becoming a preferred way for “core-affluent” consumers to compare home-loan options and find loans, a new report by CoreData Research’s Mortgage Intelligence Unit (MIU) …

The advantages of a more agile research approach in fast-changing markets

In an environment where there has never been more information readily available to all, consumers and business decision makers alike must have quicker access than ever before to deep research …

Can money open the door to happiness?

The recent news of the tragic suicides of two high profile individuals, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, is a timely reminder that money can’t buy happiness. It’s also a gentle …

Chicken Little, ostriches and the real role of leaders

On June 4 and 5 the heads of leading financial planning licensees met in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney for the annual Professional Planner Licensee Summit. It’s fair to …