RETIREMENT INCOME

Superannuation

The amount needed to set aside for a comfortable retirement continues to grow, as Finder indicates the figure is approximately double what Australian retirees will actual...

Financial planning

ASIC believes there is a “chicken and egg” situation when it comes to product development under the Retirement Income Covenant as super funds and firms are unsure if prod...

Financial planning

A former super executive has set up a retirement coaching program, warning Australia’s ageing population might be overlooking important considerations as they step into t...

Features

With the majority of retirement savings left unspent when most Australians die, advisers are playing a pivotal role in the growing landscape of retirement income products...

Financial planning

The value of advice is hitting home at retirement, according to AMP research, which reveals 75 per cent of older Australians find the retirement system too complex. ...

Financial planning

Data from Natixis IM has ranked Australia as third in the world for finances in retirement, but the nation’s overall ranking in the global retirement index has fallen by ...

Superannuation

Unveiling the 2023 Intergenerational Report, Treasurer Chalmers has called the retirement phase of super the government’s next frontier and flagged further consultation t...

People & Products

Challenger has partnered with Aware Super to provide a de-risking solution for its defined benefit fund which will mean some 3,000 members see their future pension risk r...

Funds management

Money Management is pleased to launch a new white paper focused on portfolio construction with exclusive commentary from seven asset managers....

Financial planning

Being able to offer attractive retirement income products will be essential for advisers in coming years if they want to attract and retain clients. ...

Financial planning

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission have published information on the implementation pathway for the R...

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Superannuation

Superannuation funds and product providers creating retirement income products should look to create effectively default products as products requiring advice will not be...

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Financial planning

The signing of the memorandum of understanding will see the two firms launch wealth management and retirement income solutions for Australian retail investors....

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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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Financial planning

Retirees could be more confident if advisers use more complex strategies such as an individual asset liability model as more precision would have gone into the constructi...

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