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Pre-retirees fear longevity risk: AustralianSuper
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
... pre-retirees believe they will have saved enough for retirement. Most expect to rely more on superannuation than on the Age Pension for income in later years. The survey of AustralianSuper and non-AustralianSuper members shows pre-retirees believe they ...
Industry expert joins SMSFA board
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2018
... Association, and Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association. The alliance aims to improve superannuation taxation, Age Pension means testing and the broader retirement income system.
CIPR framework timely but questions remain
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUN 2018
... and commends it for factoring in circumstances often overlooked - member needs and preferences, eligibility for the Age Pension and cognitive decline. But there are still a number of drawbacks, SuperEd chair Jeremy Duffield said. One is that CIPRs don't ...
Best-in-show list addresses insurance gaps
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUN 2018
... have children earlier, she said. They also have a shorter working life and the majority (98%) end up receiving the Age Pension once they retire. Campo said about 80% of members work in a high risk commercial construction environment, and the insurance ...
Efficiency and transparency drive client satisfaction during life claims: Beddoes
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUN 2018
... According to the report, less than four in 10 senior Australians are satisfied with the application process for the Age Pension, with 88% of the 4500 respondents indicating they were dissatisfied with the forms and processes involved in applying for ...
Age pension application difficult: Report
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUN 2018
Difficulties in applying for the Age Pension headline a Retirement Essentials report about the challenges confronting older Australians dealing with Centrelink. The report - produced by National Seniors Australia and commissioned by Retirement Essentials ...
Advisers must tread carefully on PLS
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
... Services. The scheme was expanded as part of the Federal Budget earlier this year, allowing all those eligible for the Age Pension to receive payments of up to 150% of the maximum entitlement, minus their pension. Currently, only part-rate pensioners ...
Age Pension needs national objective: Actuary
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
Actuary Michael Rice believes there should be a national objective for the Age Pension and the Federal Government could consider setting a combined target for Age Pension and aged care costs as a percentage of GDP. These are two of several policy initiatives ...
What the 2018 Budget means for you
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... (CIPRs) - products that provide individuals income for life - no matter how long they live. From 1 July 2019, new Age Pension means testing rules will also be introduced for pooled lifetime income streams. Baby boomers were also a beneficiary from the ...
Baby boomers receive $259 million, pension work bonus lifted
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... expense sheets. Another $11 million will be used to expand the Pensions Loans Scheme that allows everyone over the age pension age to borrow against the equity of their house. All three measures don't commence until July 2019. The government has also ...
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