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Super funds to solve the housing crisis?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... key determinant of success in retirement is not a superannuation balance, but homeownership status. He noted that baby boomers principally used their houses as a savings vehicle since they didn't have superannuation, and that generation has managed ...

Wealth firms 'still have PTSD from the Royal Commission': Deloitte

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... significant shift among younger Australian considering switching providers. While 69% of recent adviser switchers are baby boomers, reflecting industry consolidation and declining adviser numbers, many younger investors are looking for lower fees and ...

BlackRock's Fink signals a tough road ahead for future retirees

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
... wonder younger generations, Millennials and Gen Z, are so economically anxious. They believe my generation - the Baby Boomers - have focused on their own financial well-being to the detriment of who comes next. And in the case of retirement, they're ...

Bitcoin investing is on the rise, but more regulation is needed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
... self-managed super funds (SMSF) and companies investing. Caleb & Brown said 80% of its customers belong to Gen-X or Baby Boomers, while 70% of the Bitcoin market is made up of Gen Z and Millennials. Caleb & Brown chief executive Jackson Zeng said widespread ...

Baby boomers turn to local private debt: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
According to new research by Foresight Analytics, Australian private debt has been an increasing mainstay for investors approaching retirement age. Foresight Analytics latest paper, titled Australian Debt Megatrends, stated that local private debt is ...

Aussies say they're paying too much tax

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
... year. According to the study, 80% of millennials feel this way, while 72% of Gen X and 63% of Gen Z do. Only 39% of Baby Boomers feel this way. Finder said many see the stage 3 tax cuts as a welcome reprieve, with those earning between $45,000 and $135,000 ...

Five megatrends shaping financial services: McCrindle

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
... modern Australian consumer." The third trend relates to what McCrindle referred to as the "grandparent economy". "The baby boomers and builder generations are the high watermarks of wealth attainment in our nation," he said. "Advisers need to focus on ...

Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... inflection points, such as higher neutral interest rates, because of a big budget deficit in the US, and retiring baby boomers depleting their savings. He also cited more involved regulators and growing protectionism, a rare point of agreement between ...

Local investors continue to flock to ETFs: VanEck

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023
... most popular sectors for 2024; among different age groups, technology dominated investor preferences, except for Baby Boomers who favour resources. Conversely, ESG ETFs won't attract investment from 74% of respondents in 2024. Meanwhile, over 60% of ...

Young investors fall prey to bad social media advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 DEC 2023
... cautious about online financial information, making them less likely to fall victim to misleading advice. Only 6% of Baby Boomers have acted on misleading or factually incorrect financial information seen online or on social media. Younger investors ...
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