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Productivity Commission counters group insurance research
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 OCT 2018
... insurance, the Commission said. Both analyses are "partial" as neither considered the effects of super balance erosion on Age Pension eligibility, it said, adding the fiscal impact of group insurance is "not mechanistic nor straightforward," it said. ...
Downsizer scheme gains ground
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2018
... of a clients' tax-free component within super and will be taken into account for determining eligibility for the Age Pension, while the value in a main residence is exempt.
Financial advice as charitable giving
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 1 OCT 2018
... household income of less than $100,000 a year and have total assets of less than $387,500 - the lowest threshold for the Age Pension. "If that's good enough for the Government to say that these people should be receiving full support, then that's ...
AI Group pushes back against super gender gap reforms
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
... for many women the benefits of a higher superannuation balance on retirement would be "significantly diluted by the age pension assets and income tests." The lobby group's comments come after many in the superannuation industry welcomed Labor's ...
Labor super reforms can reach further heights: Industry
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
... women currently retire with an average of 47% or $85,000 less super than men. Women are also more dependent on the Age Pension than men.
Choice members worse off in retirement: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 SEP 2018
... a drag on the efficiency of our super system, which ultimately is a cost to all Australians in the form of higher Age Pension costs."
Big-spending retirees live in Melbourne: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 SEP 2018
... on retirees in poorer areas. Caboolture retirees' average annual expenditure could be entirely funded by the full Age Pension, Milliman noted. Retiree couples living in Stonnington would need a superannuation balance of more than $403,000 to sustain ...
Super industry welcomes Age Pension backflip
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 6 SEP 2018
... bodies have welcomed the Federal Government's decision to back flip on its longstanding proposal to increase the Age Pension age to 70. ISA deputy chief executive Matt Linden said the peak body for industry superannuation funds is pleased the Morrison ...
Advisers can't ignore CIPR debate: SSGA
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 AUG 2018
... Government intends to bring it in line with the overall framework by providing income to substitute or supplement the Age Pension. "Treasury is on a mission and you need to be listening," he said. SSGA has been working on CIPR equivalents in the UK and ...
Digital advice, fintech firms merge
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2018
... Essentials provides retirees with "concierge service" advice to retirees in navigating CentreLink's complicated age pension application process. It was founded last year by Paul Rogan, who was Challenger's chief executive of distribution, marketing ...
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