Super funds will soon be compelled to develop retirement solutions, which means advice clients will be looking for help understanding a slew of new and potentially complex products and services. There is a small window of opportunity for advisers to prepare.
David BellApril 30, 2021
New research out of Melbourne shows how important advisers are in presenting annuities as a viable option to consumers. Advice business models, however, are often blocking the path for these products to reach consumers.
Tahn SharpeApril 15, 2021
Providing quality outcomes for Australians in retirement requires more coordinated thinking and a collective push for a retirement advice framework to become mainstream. With a greater sense of urgency, a group of influencers in wealth management bring their next-level thinking to the table.
Jessica SierMarch 2, 2021
The report, which was commissioned by the SMSF Association, paints a much friendlier version of the sector than ASIC's controversial fact sheet did one year ago.
Tahn SharpeNovember 23, 2020
Finding better retirement solutions will require more than just ‘age and balance’ metrics, but the industry will need to keep things simple to retain members’ faith and their confidence to spend, according to Challenger’s Aaron Minney.
Tahn SharpeNovember 2, 2020
With the sanctity of franking credits and now bank dividends under threat, there are no sacred cows for retirees anymore. Some old and some new ways to generate income are emerging, and advisers are being called upon to assess them.
Tahn SharpeMay 5, 2020