David Knox

Retirement

A global call for more equitable tax breaks in super

A wake-up call for governments worldwide on the need to tackle a looming shortfall in retirement savings has been made by the Global CFA Institute. Using research taken from the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, a CFA report entitled An Ideal Retirement System calls for a more sustainable and equitable distribution of tax breaks as […]
Retirement

Mercer launches game changer for annuity market

Mercer is applying for a global patent for a group self-annuitisation product that already has three major super funds signed up for launch in 2015. At a fee of 40bps the product is intended to provide better value for money than lifetime annuities where investment gains above the amount needed to meet guaranteed payments are […]
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