Legg Mason Education Series - Part 2 - Securing a sustainable income stream

With interest rates grounded at record lows, the once dependable term deposit is failing to deliver sustainable returns to support investors’ post-retirement needs. In this persistent low-interest environment, can an equities-backed solution provide retirees the security and consistency of income that they demand?

In part two of Legg Mason’s adviser education series, Reece Birtles, Chief Investment Officer at Martin Currie Australia, explores the prevailing hurdles facing retiree investors, and why an equities-oriented investment strategy can provide the optimal vehicle for delivering a sustainable and consistent income for retirement needs.