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What to expect from the Retirement Income Review
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... will comment on the adequacy of the current rate of superannuation contributions, home ownership via superannuation, age pension eligibility criteria, allocation to longevity products, spending patterns and the vehicles for superannuation. "We expect ...
Domestic violence super reforms stall
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... can't claim their share of super, for many women this means losing their only income in retirement beyond the age pension." At the time, Blakey said HESTA was working with WLSV to develop a streamlined and consistent process that all superannuation ...
SG does wonders for households: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
... guarantee is not only doing its job but has benefitted the economy as a whole and will continue to do so, stabilising Age Pension expenditure. Assuming the SG is raised to 12%, the amount spent on the Age Pension should drop to 2.6% of GDP over the period ...
Taper rates need revamp
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... taper rates may be encouraging middle-income earners to spend their retirement savings too quickly and live on the Age Pension alone. People with $300,000 to $800,000 in retirement savings could benefit from a more equitable taper rate, longevity protection ...
Challenger launches new retirement tool
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... on the different sources of retirement income, and demonstrates how annuities can complement their super and the age pension. Murphy told Financial Standard Challenger hopes to work with advice practices to understand how they could work closer with ...
Grattan calls for lower super fees
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
... of retirement where the few are destined for a dignified retirement and the working classes are condemned to the Age Pension has no place in modern Australia," Fahy said. "Grattan want a welfare state where 70-80% of Australians will be relying on a ...
Retirement review goes off the rails
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
... had already stirred the pot. Murray's submission suggests the super system be scrapped in favour of a more robust age pension, while ANU riled the industry super lobby by labelling the case for increasing the superannuation guarantee as "tenuous". University ...
Super tax concessions out of hand
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... Latest analysis of Treasury data shows superannuation tax concessions are growing so large they will soon rival the Age Pension. New Australia Institute analysis shows tax concessions in superannuation are almost as large as the cost of the Age Pension ...
SG increase will hurt women: NFAW
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) said increasing the super guarantee will hurt women and the age pension should remain a strong element of the retirement income system. In its submission to the Treasury the NFAW said the superannuation ...
Super chief opposes SG increase
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... people who will not save enough through this scheme to contribute in a meaningful way...This makes Government-funded age pension an important safety net." Baird said he does advocate for changes to be made to self-managed super funds, calling for additional ...
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