Superannuation

Paul Howes on superannuation: a central and sacrosanct pillar of retirement

Superannuation is a central pillar in Australia’s retirement incomes system. If it wasn’t for the deferment of wages into compulsory retirement savings, meeting the challenges facing an ageing population would…

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Superannuation: wealth accumulation achieved, now time to focus on retirement outcomes  

The most important and far-reaching developments often come in seemingly innocuous guises. This week saw one such event in the superannuation industry – one which could have a major influence…

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MySuper, MyPension, MyMelbourne Cup

Past performance is not necessarily an indicator of future performance with superannuation or in predicting the winner of the Melbourne Cup. Damian Ryan was ‘in form’ last year. Can he…

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Raising engagement with super: As easy as talking more about it

Raising engagement with super is easy: reduce the preservation age, the age when you can access super.

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For equity and longevity changes to superannuation concessions are a necessity

This country’s well-funded super system is the envy of the world, providing Australians with a sense of financial security and reducing long-term Age Pension pressures on the government. Its contribution…

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The super tax debate: is a cap the answer?

The recent Financial System Inquiry (FSI) Report recommended that the Government seek broad agreement of the primary objective of superannuation, namely, “to provide income in retirement to substitute or supplement…

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Working smarter for the member dollar

Australia has one of the largest, most robust and fastest growing pension systems, we are recognised around the world for the rate of growth and returns delivered to members. So…

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MyMelbourneCup

Over the last few years, we have been working with many Australian super funds as they raced to the market with their own MySuper product – a low cost, default option…

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