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Members' attitude, behaviour key to better engagement

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... was the most common feeling selected by those under 55 (26%) compared to 22% of all members. In terms of retirement confidence, the weakest cohorts were those in the middle age and pre-retirement groups, with 35 to 44-year-olds at 5.9 out of 10 and 45 ...

What retiree portfolios need to avoid future cost-of-living crises

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
... their happiness," he said. "Advisers have an important role to play in enabling safe spending, empowering retirement confidence, and protecting income to last throughout their clients' golden years. As we continue to navigate a volatile market and ...

Market performance fails to sway retirement confidence: State Street

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
Despite positive investment market performance, Australians' retirement confidence is weakening, according to a State Street Global Advisors survey. Contrary to expectations, State Street's Global Retirement Reality report found that factors like inflation ...

NGS Super launches retirement savings strategy

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV 2023
... Previtera said the super fund is proud of the new offering, which she said is "absolutely designed around retirement confidence." "So, [it's about] facing into that challenge of members being confident that in their earlier years of retirement there's ...

Australians lack confidence in retirement: SSGA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JAN 2023
... ability to retire when they want. SSGA's report found that inflation was the primary concern affecting retirement confidence. Respondents were also worried about the rising costs of mortgage and rent as well as their ability to save for retirement. ...

Pandemic exacerbated retirement confidence: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
... and the Netherlands," Shead said. "Although not a direct result of COVID-19, we continue to see a lack of retirement confidence in Australia. The crisis has only exacerbated long-standing issues around lack of savings and uncertainty of retirement outcomes." ...

Consumers trust super funds about as much as banks

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2019
... confidence. Participants were asked to score their confidence about retirement out of 10. In October 2018 retirement confidence rated 4.9 out of 10, that increased to 5.1 in December last year and now the figure is at 5.4. Only 40% of Australians were ...

Qantas Super urges women take control of super

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2019
... significantly when it comes to being prepared for retirement, new research shows. The Qantas Super CSBA Retirement Confidence Index asked people to rate their confidence in having enough money to retire comfortably out of 10. They found that overall ...

Aussie retirees blindsided by cost of living: Schroders

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... start saving as much and as early as possible." Scrhoders insights follow AustralianSuper's launch of a retirement confidence index, which the fund says will shine a light on how the superannuation system can reduce anxiety among pre-retirees. In announcing ...

Pre-retirees fear longevity risk: AustralianSuper

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
AustralianSuper is launching a retirement confidence index it says will shine a light on how the superannuation system can reduce anxiety among pre-retirees. Created in conjunction with Monash University, the AustralianSuper Retirement Confidence Index ...
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