Alex Burke
     
Searching for retirement income solutions
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Greater scrutiny on retirement income was a cornerstone of the Financial System Inquiry, and the different theories about how to solve the issue have divided institutions, advisers and researchers. ... Read more

Alex Dunnin
     
Do funds need advisers to deliver advice?
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One of the most important yet difficult chal­lenges facing a post-modern superannua­tion fund is how to deliver more financial ad­vice to more people. The size of this challenge is ... Read more

Darren Snyder
     
Your election how-to-vote card
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About a fortnight ago the Australian Institute of Company Directors began its campaign calling for a 2017 referendum on four-year fixed terms of federal parliament. Understandably the AICD chief ... Read more

     
Roadmap for a new landscape: managing the transition of wealth across generations
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Financial advisers today face what is perhaps their most significant challenge yet: helping clients to move from inertia to activity in planning for the transfer of their wealth - while ensuring ... Read more

Amanda Young
     
The rise of the millenials
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The investment management and pension industries must adapt to capture this next generation of investors. This will include creating products that reflect the Millennials' attitudes and beliefs, as ... Read more

Stephen Fay
     
What does Goldilocks need for retirement?
  |  In Blogs
We were once told that superannuation members need $1 million in retirement. Then it was argued the number is a myth. Now it is clear more than $1.6 million in retirement is too much. So what, pray ... Read more

Wade Matterson
     
The cost of diversification
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Typical Australian 60/40 balanced portfolios experienced losses of 20% or more at the nadir of the crisis, destroying retirement income expectations, especially for those who succumbed to poor ... Read more

Alex Dunnin
     
Budget 2016: the day superannuation changed forever
  |  In Blogs
By now it should be sinking in just how profoundly Treasurer Scott Morrison changed superannuation on budget night. And being criticised for it by the high end of the superannuation industry will ... Read more

Andrew Hagger
     
Australia today: Are we worried about the future?
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MLC commissioned IPSOS to prepare a three-part whitepaper to explore the challenge of how to get more Australians to think about their retirement. More than 2000 Australians participated ... Read more

Alex Dunnin
     
Repeat after me: social licence still matters
  |  In Blogs
Thanks to the political brinkmanship being played over whether or not the government should call a Royal Commission into Australia's banks, we've had more financial services regulatory reform in the ... Read more

Kerrie Williams
     
Navigating the insourcing trend
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Insourcing has the potential to reduce costs, increase control by the fund and, through this, seeks to provide a better overall outcome for fund members or beneficiaries. It sounds like the obvious ... Read more

Alex Dunnin
     
Terminator ASIC, I'll be back
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In one of the most spectacular recoveries ever witnessed in Australian financial services history, the regulator ASIC has in an instant transformed from a slow-to-react bureaucracy to one of the ... Read more
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