RETIREMENT SAVINGS

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...

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...

Financial planning

Australians are increasingly conflicted on their outlook towards retirement, with some confident their savings will sufficiently last while others say they no longer see ...

People & Products

Ian Parkes, a former chief financial officer at Mortgage Choice and Homeloans, has been appointed to the role, replacing Paul Murray. ...

Financial planning

Superannuation funds have identified the manner which Government policy changes and increased regulation is pushing the cost of advice beyond the means of many low-income...

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Superannuation

Getting rid of the complexities of the superannuation system will allow financial advisers to focus on helping individuals understand what retirement means for them rathe...

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Superannuation

Financial Services Council chief executive Sally Loane has called on policymakers to implement a ‘default once’ system to help superannuation members maintain a single ac...

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Superannuation

Workers who aren’t being paid their full super entitlements are falling further behind in savings that those who are, with the gap between the two blowing out by 25 per c...

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Superannuation

The Association of Independent Retirees has called on all political parties to stop changing the rules of superannuation, tax and concessions on retirement incomes. ...

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Expert Analysis

By taking into account time considerations such as age at retirement and life expectancy, advisers can better equip their clients for retirement, Nathan Zahm writes....

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Superannuation

The Federal Government should use the upcoming federal budget to improve protections for super fund members, according to Dixon Advisory....

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Superannuation

Allianz Retire+ has launched a new product that aims to do what all retirement products ultimately seek: deliver growth of retirement savings while protecting against inv...

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Superannuation

Three major superannuation advocacy groups united last Friday, being International Women’s Day, to call on policy makers to help close the gender gap in retirement saving...

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Superannuation

The Federal Government has been told that recent changes to superannuation have effectively eroded the incentives for people to use superannuation as a savings vehicle....

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