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Financial planning

Australian consumers say they are more likely to seek retirement advice from a financial adviser or their super fund, the FSC reveals, demonstrating a distrust of governm...

Financial planning

Improving Australians’ financial literacy through advice is the best way to achieve greater demand for longevity risk products, according to the FAAA, rather than governm...

Funds management

Challenger’s Funds Management business benefitted from strong net flows of $5.6 billion on the back of a “diverse offering and investment for growth”. ...

Features

With Australians living and working longer than ever, there are calls from industry professionals to redefine the traditional concept of retirement to ensure it meets the...

People & Products

ifa is hosting a free webcast in February on how one retirement income solution could prepare clients for retirement, sponsored by Allianz Retire+....

Financial planning

Confidence in retirement has weakened in Australia rather than strengthened, according to the latest Global Retirement Reality Report from State Street, but over a third ...

Funds management

The asset manager is bolstering its capabilities in the retirement space with the formation of a new team that will look into new retirement products and services....

Financial planning

Over half of Australians hope to live to 100 years, according to MetLife, and 90 per cent believe retirement should be redefined to account for a longer lifespan....

Financial planning

One in nine Australians aged over 50 expect to have $250,000 in unpaid debt in retirement – debt worries are leading to concerns about their ability to achieve their des...

Financial planning

Two actuaries have urged for an overhaul of the current retirement framework to better prepare Australians for the future and improve the accessibility of general financi...

People & Products

Financial advisers are increasingly turning towards lifetime annuities to meet clients’ needs in retirement, according to Challenger, while the government places more foc...

Superannuation

Financial services firms have responded to the government's latest consultation on retirement income and product development....

Financial planning

The Senate Economics Reference Committee has referred an inquiry into improving the Australian retirement system including insurance options, financial advice and product...

People & Products

Aware Super has released a tool called My Retirement Planner, which is expected to be launched widely in 2024, to provide insights into retirement confidence....

People & Products

The firm has tapped Catherine van der Veen and Lucy Foster to jointly manage client relationships, onboard key partners and oversee the implementation of new clients in a...

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