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Low inflation rate masks rising living costs woes
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... cost of basic items, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. In ASFA's latest Retirement Standard, it found over the year to June quarter 2019 costs rose by 1.5% for retiree couples at both the 'comfortable' and 'modest' ...
Super working in favour of all members
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
... 64 are retiring with a median balance of $154,453 - although this is well below ASFA's comfortable retirement standard of $545,000. Women tend to retire with $122,848 compared to males who end up with a median balance of $154,453. The good ...
Australians retire too wealthy: Grattan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
... contribution limits and imposing a uniform tax rate in retirement of 15%. Daley was critical of the ASFA retirement standard, which according to the Grattan modelling, is too generous. He sees superannuation's purpose as allowing people to ...
Rising costs outpace retiree savings
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
... goods and services, a retirement index shows. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's Retirement Standard for the March quarter estimates retired couples need $61,061 per year to live a comfortable retirement, while singles need ...
Pre-retirees fear longevity risk: AustralianSuper
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
... that goal. This is slightly higher than the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's (ASFA) retirement standard which suggests single retirees with $545,000 in savings can comfortably live on $43,000 per year for 25 years. Further ...
Time to move beyond "cheap and generic" retirement products: Milliman
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2018
... He noted that while the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia positions its "comfortable" Retirement Standard at $44,011 per annum for a single person aged around 65 and $60,457 for a couple, the vast majority of retirees Milliman ...
Managing the three pillars of retirement
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... and growth assets for the long-term. Using the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) retirement standard of an approximate $550,000 nest egg corresponding to spending of $44,000 per annum, Teh said that retirees would need to ...
Australians failing to act on increased retirement cost
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2017
... to do anything about ensuring they achieve it. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's Retirement Standard, which tracks the rise and fall of items included in average household budgets, shows that between June 2006 and March ...
UniSuper redefines comfortable retirement
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAR 2017
... lower income, it varies for each individual." Traditionally superannuation funds have relied on the ASFA Retirement Standard of $59,619 a year for a couple and $43,372 a year for a single individual to benchmark how members are tracking retirement ...
Half of Australian households will be retire ready
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 7 FEB 2017
... according to the latest CommBank Retire Ready Index. The report, which bases their comfortable retirement standard on the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia definition, said that an individual's superannuation savings ...
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