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MySuper heat map lauds industry funds
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
... "Strengthening the superannuation system is of critical importance for public confidence and ultimately for the retirement standard of living that all Australians enjoy," Silk said. "Persistently underperforming funds must be removed from the industry ...
Actuaries develop retiree rule of thumb
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
... equations and scenarios, and worked out what is a simple guideline that works." ASFA's September update to its retirement standard shows costs have risen by about 1.5% over the year to the September quarter for couples in the modest and comfortable ranges ...
SMSFs can meet aspirational lifestyle: Research
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 22 OCT 2019
Latest research shows a significant proportion of Australians with self-managed super funds are set to retire with enough savings to fund lavish retirement lifestyles. SMSF actuarial certificate supplier Accurium claims many retirees with self-managed ...
Low inflation rate masks rising living costs woes
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... cost of basic items, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. In ASFA's latest Retirement Standard, it found over the year to June quarter 2019 costs rose by 1.5% for retiree couples at both the 'comfortable' and 'modest' levels ...
Super working in favour of all members
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
... and 64 are retiring with a median balance of $154,453 - although this is well below ASFA's comfortable retirement standard of $545,000. Women tend to retire with $122,848 compared to males who end up with a median balance of $154,453. The good news ...
Australians retire too wealthy: Grattan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
... contribution limits and imposing a uniform tax rate in retirement of 15%. Daley was critical of the ASFA retirement standard, which according to the Grattan modelling, is too generous. He sees superannuation's purpose as allowing people to maintain ...
Rising costs outpace retiree savings
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
... goods and services, a retirement index shows. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's Retirement Standard for the March quarter estimates retired couples need $61,061 per year to live a comfortable retirement, while singles need $43,255. ...
Pre-retirees fear longevity risk: AustralianSuper
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
... that goal. This is slightly higher than the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's (ASFA) retirement standard which suggests single retirees with $545,000 in savings can comfortably live on $43,000 per year for 25 years. Further, about ...
Time to move beyond "cheap and generic" retirement products: Milliman
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2018
... Blacktown." He noted that while the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia positions its "comfortable" Retirement Standard at $44,011 per annum for a single person aged around 65 and $60,457 for a couple, the vast majority of retirees Milliman ...
Managing the three pillars of retirement
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... spending and growth assets for the long-term. Using the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) retirement standard of an approximate $550,000 nest egg corresponding to spending of $44,000 per annum, Teh said that retirees would need ...
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