RETIREMENT INCOME REVIEW

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

The principles of mutual companies are still evident in our superannuation system, writes Andrew Howard, but more can be done to improve life insurance within super....

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Financial planning

The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care was released last week and reverse mortgage specialist Household Capital has highlighted the potential uses retire...

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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

Challenger’s chair, Jeremy Cooper, is “ambivalent” about the superannuation guarantee increase while Cbus’ Robbie Campo says the increase will benefit those that are seei...

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People & Products

The Association of Independent Retirees has welcomed the Retirement Income Review’s “fact based” assessment of the three pillars, but there is a requirement to get more A...

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Superannuation

The Government’s Retirement Income Review has been welcomed but the industry has differing views on the superannuation guarantee increase and accessing home equity to fun...

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Superannuation

At the same time as the Government is due to release the report of the Retirement Income Review the trade union movement has released its own report claiming that failing...

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Superannuation

Smaller superannuation funds should be considering mergers or heading for the exit, according to a new report which suggests Australia’s optimal number of funds is 15, do...

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Superannuation

The Government has deferred the introduction of a Retirement Income Covenant raising concerns that it is building towards far-reaching changes to the superannuation via i...

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Features

The Retirement Income Review has been welcomed by many in the industry, but Chris Dastoor writes, it is still uncertain what it will mean for the industry in the long-ter...

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Financial planning

The Financial Planning Association wants the Government to commission the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to monitor the escalating costs of practicing a...

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Superannuation

Relaxing the taper rate on the Age Pension and increasing rent assistance will do more for retirement income than increasing the SG, the Grattan Institute believes....

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Editorial

The strident voices of a number of Government backbenchers should prompt some serious questioning around the real objective of the Government’s Retirement Income Review. ...

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Policy & Regulation

The Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg has stopped short of restating the Government’s promise to increase the superannuation guarantee, preferring to say that it has no ...

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