Intergenerational Report

Post-retirement: What we don’t know

It has been morbidly quipped that ‘post-retirement’ refers to the dead, as that is what lies next for retirees. Of course, what post-retirement really refers to is the time after someone switches their income from a salary to a financial service product, typically in the form of a pension or drawing down a lump sum. […]
Policy and Regulation

Actuaries Institute and AIST disagree over the Intergenerational Report

The Actuaries Institute said that the Intergenerational Report (IGR) has “conclusively” demonstrated the need for policy change, while the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said that “there is no need to panic”. The Actuaries Institute believes the IGR’s forecast change in demographics will put “significant pressure on health, pension and aged care costs”, but […]