Retirement Articles

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Aaron Minney
AARON MINNEY  |  FRIDAY, 18 FEB 2022
Generating the income for retirement from accumulated savings is a challenge that comes with additional risks to the retiree. Read more
Danielle Bose
DANIELLE BOSE  |  FRIDAY, 26 NOV 2021
On 27 September 2021, the federal government (government) released Exposure Draft legislation that will introduce a Retirement Income Covenant (RIC) for trustees of registrable superannuation entities (RSEs) as part of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) ... Read more
Doug McBirnie
DOUG MCBIRNIE  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
The superannuation sector has been effective in helping millions of Australians build a nest egg to improve their standard of living in retirement. One of the biggest challenges facing the retirement system today is how best to transform accumulated ... Read more
Fintan Thornton
FINTAN THORNTON  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
The risk of members outliving their retirement savings presents a significant challenge for retirees and superannuation funds alike. With the Retirement Income Covenant (the covenant) set to come into force on 1 July 2022, super funds need to consider ... Read more
Graeme Colley
GRAEME COLLEY  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
Six member SMSF funds sound like a sensible idea. Put the family in one super fund, make joint investment decisions, help the children save and heaps more reasons. Why not? Read more
Neil Irving
GARVIN JONES , NEIL IRVING  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021
The All groups CPI figure for the December 2020 quarter has triggered upward indexation of the general transfer balance cap (TBC) and any unused part of an individual's TBC from 1 July 2021. This sounds like good news, but the bad news is that the ... Read more
Osei Wiafe
OSEI WIAFE  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
The sole purpose of superannuation is to provide income in retirement. It is therefore no surprise that a large proportion of people primarily want their savings to generate a stream of income in retirement. Read more
Meg Heffron
MEG HEFFRON  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
One of the final pieces of the 2021/22 planning jigsaw has dropped into place. The release of the November 2020 Average Weekly Earnings data means we now know for sure that the concessional contributions cap will increase from $25,000 to $27,500 from ... Read more
Michael Rice
MICHAEL RICE  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAR 2021
Would it reduce inequality in Australia? Retirement Income Review The Retirement Income Review was formed in September 2019 with the appointment of the Panel Members, Mike Callaghan AM PSM (Chair), Ms Carolyn Kay and Dr Deborah Ralston. The Panel was ... Read more
Mansi Desai
MANSI DESAI  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
From 1 January 2015, the income test assessment (the assets test assessment remained unchanged) for account-based pensions (ABPs) changed to be treated under the deeming provisions for entitlements such as the Age Pension and Commonwealth Seniors Health ... Read more
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