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Financial planning

The high cost of receiving financial advice continues to be a barrier preventing half of retirees from seeking an adviser’s support, Vanguard’s latest data shows....

Financial planning

With just one-quarter of Australian workers aiming to retire by the age of 65, many are working into their 70s due to rising economic pressures, according to Equip Super....

Financial planning

With superannuation funds and financial advisers being the top two sources of information for retirees, a TAL white paper has revealed which they turn to first....

Financial planning

Challenger research has reaffirmed advisers’ significant role in empowering retirement confidence as cost of living and heightened inflation risk continue to bite retiree...

Financial planning

Unadvised Australians believe they need $2 million to retire comfortably, according to Colonial First State, a wide variance compared to advised individuals which estimat...

Funds management

Financial advisers will have access to private equity investments run by WTW for the first time as it launches a pooled fund to provide savers with access to traditionall...

Financial planning

Support from advisers alongside financial education continues to be an integral driver of older Australians’ contentment in retirement, according to new data from Challen...

People & Products

Allianz Retire+ has appointed Brendon Rodda from PIMCO as chief distribution officer for wealth management. ...

Financial planning

The development of a broad array of innovative products should not be first priority for the industry when it comes to retirement and could drive up the cost of financial...

Financial planning

The final Aged Care Taskforce report has recommended planning for aged care costs should begin at retirement to prevent suboptimal outcomes, while wealthier individuals c...

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+....

 
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