pensions

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Plug the super gap, AIST tells the pensions world

Australia’s superannuation ‘gap’ should be plugged by removing the 15 per cent contributions tax for lower-paid workers, removing the $450 threshold (minimum monthly wage before the superannuation guarantee is applicable) and introducing paid maternity leave with a super component, the AIST Global Dialogue conference was told.
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Annuities: back from the dead with a vengeance

The search for the perfect annuity – a reasonably priced, flexible source of an income stream lasting the customer until death – has become the Holy Grail of the post-retirement product industry. CATHERINE JAMES checks the progress of those on the quest to find it. A visiting Russell Group actuary from the USA, Don Ezra, […]
Hedge Funds

Annuities: back from the dead with a vengeance

The search for the perfect annuity – a reasonably priced, flexible source of an income stream lasting the customer until death – has become the Holy Grail of the post-retirement product industry. CATHERINE JAMES checks the progress of those on the quest to find it. A visiting Russell Group actuary from the USA, Don Ezra, […]
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