ALLIANZ RETIRE PLUS

Features

The Government has long advocated for ‘growing the pie’ but, Chris Dastoor writes, the Retirement Income Review showed insufficient thought has been put into getting the ...

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Expert Analysis

Being able to access the right MyGov information for members is crucial if firms are going to meet the Retirement Income Covenant requirements, writes Fintan Thornton....

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Financial planning

Greater innovation in the decumulation phase for products, as well as greater access through platforms, are the two areas the retirement income covenant will help improve...

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Financial planning

Treasury's Retirement Income Covenant allows trustees to address member acquisition and retention challenges, following the introduction of ‘stapling’ as part of the Your...

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Tools & guides

Traditional sources of safety and protection for capital have been turned on their heads and Tim Dowling finds how advisers can help safeguard retirement portfolios in a ...

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Financial planning

Financial advisers grappling with record-low returns on cash should consider alternative defensive strategies that can boost returns and minimise risk in retirement portf...

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People & Products

The Retirement and Ageing Advisory Panel has been formed with experts across superannuation, aged care and retirement industry....

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Features

Oksana Patron checks how COVID-19 has changed Australians’ thinking about superannuation and their own retirement and what lies ahead for product and solutions providers....

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Superannuation

The delayed covenant should come into force as soon as possible to ensure retirees are properly equipped for retirement, according to Allianz Retire Plus. ...

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Financial planning

Australian retirees now need to look for a new approach to income as outdated portfolio strategies have been vulnerable to low interest rates and share market volatility,...

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People & Products

The firm’s flagship retirement product has been integrated to the HUB24 platform....

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People & Products

It has appointed Colonial First State’s head of superannuation, Fintan Thornton, as its head of institutional solutions to develop the firm’s partnerships and solution de...

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Financial planning

Interest rates may be low and dividend payments doubtful, but a Money Management Retirement Incomes webinar panel has agreed there is a continuing and necessary role for ...

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Financial planning

Questions are being asked about whether advisers are facing greater risks of being perceived to breach the code of ethics because of the complexities inherent in advising...

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Financial planning

Financial advisers are facing a dilemma with annuities still a core retirement income option but, with a long period of low interest rates being predicted, they face some...

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