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Derivatives costly and ineffective: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2018
... strategies due to high costs and lack of effectiveness, latest research shows. Only one-third (37%) of superannuation funds in Milliman's latest survey are using derivatives to protect retirees against market downturns. Milliman head of fund advisory ...

Super funds embrace derivatives to meet retirement goals

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2017
... increasingly using derivatives to combat sequencing risk as the demand for more retirement-focused products grows, the latest Milliman survey shows. Milliman head of fund advisory services Michael Armitage said as financial planning shifts to more goals-based ...

AMP introduces facial recognition for mobile clients

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2017
... recent enhancement of its goals-based advice business. Advisers at AMP Advice will now use real-time modelling built by Milliman to demonstrate to clients varying consequences of financial decisions made using AMP's goals-based framework. The use of ...

AMP rolling out enhanced goals-based advice business

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV 2017
... work through the firm's goals-based advice framework. The sophisticated modelling engine was built by actuarial firm Milliman and the latest update aims to help clients have a conversation about goal "trade-offs". AMP director of advice channel strategy ...

Super funds and weapons of mass destruction

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017
... "financial weapons of mass destruction" but an increasing number of super funds are using them as a cost-saving measure. Milliman head of fund advisory services Michael Armitage told delegates at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Super ...

Adviser models replacing product focus with customers

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUL 2017
... advisers to put customers at the heart of business models, according to actuarial and risk management service provider Milliman. Advisers historically placed products front and centre - but products are no longer the focus, rather they are one of the ...

Lonsec grows retirement panel membership

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUN 2017
... comes to advising clients on retirement. Lonsec Retire is an initiative between the research firm and actuarial provider Milliman, bringing together retirement industry experts. At its core is providing practical and educational material for advisers ...

Location, location, location: the key to retirement

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUN 2017
... The Apple Isle is calling for those wanting to make the most of their retirement, according to the latest insight from Milliman. A study of more than 300,000 Australian retirees shows the cost of retirement varies widely depending on where you live and ...

Robo-advice not a priority for 2017-18: Spot poll

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 29 MAY 2017
... said meeting financial advisers face-to-face continues to grow as the preferred approach among its members. A recent Milliman survey found about a quarter of global respondents expected robo-advice to play a significant role in their respective markets ...

Default retirement products not good enough: Milliman

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 MAY 2017
... putting themselves at risk of severe reputational damage. That is the view of risk management and retirement experts Milliman, with consultant Jeff Gebler saying that default options won't be good enough with CIPRs. "While a 'safe harbour' is proposed ...