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FASEA consultation could sway retirement outcomes
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 APR 2018
... assets are expected to move into retirement phase by 2030 and only 42% of retirees are currently receiving a full age pension - a number that is expected to continually fall. Challenger chairman, retirement income Jeremy Cooper said the super system ...
Increasing SG is not the answer: O'Dwyer
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 5 APR 2018
... superannuation." Delays to the SG timetable will also create more fiscal pressure on future governments in relation to Age Pension funding. It recommends achieving a 12% rate in July 2022.
Industry welcomes pensioners' dividend tax policy exemption: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... policy. Under Labor's proposal, the only SMSFs exempt are those that currently have at least one member receiving the Age Pension, he said. "The amended policy excludes similar protection to self-funded retirees, many of whom draw their retirement income ...
Labor's amended cash dividend refunds fall short: SMSFA
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2018
... policy. Under Labor's proposal, the only SMSFs exempt are those that currently have at least one member receiving the Age Pension, he said. "The amended policy excludes similar protection to self-funded retirees, many of whom draw their retirement income ...
Labor's imputation credit reform cops industry backlash
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... the current superannuation policy is working and helping to gradually reduce national taxpayer expenditure on the Age Pension. But this mooted change could put the brakes on that, she said. Constantly changing the rules and hitting retirees hardest will ...
Staggering annuities can fund retirement shortfall
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2018
... short-term annuities with different providers. That involved looking at basic income needs, such as the gap between the Age Pension and account-based pensions for example, and calculating the portion that can be invested with an annuity provider. Babbel ...
ASFA slams Grattan's super proposals
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2018
... incomes to future generations of retirees, because any increase in super savings will be largely offset by lower Age Pension payments for most households. Consequently, living standards of existing pensioners will reduce and unlikely materially close ...
SMSFs grappling with super changes
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 JAN 2018
... their technical knowledge," he said. Maroney also expressed concerns over changes to the assets test rules for the Age Pension that is discouraging retirement savings and has other "detrimental" behavioural effects one year on. The changes have a significant ...
Asset test rules hurting retirement savings: SMSFA
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2018
The SMSF Association is voicing its concerns over changes to the assets test rules for the Age Pension, that is discouraging retirement savings and has other "detrimental" behavioural effects one year on. SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney ...
Industry association targets super gaps
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2018
... with AIST noting that the impact of the problem will manifest both in the future, with increased reliance on the Age Pension, as well as in the present, since there is an added complication that Australians without superannuation are also likely to be ...
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