Letters to the editor
January 2019
Editorial
View all
Editorial

Superannuation: The end of indifference?

The SG isn’t yet 30 years old and wouldn’t be as hard to end as we might think. If the public doesn’t care enough and if asset owners aren’t vigilant, this month could mark the beginning of the end of the system.
Editorial

Financial advice in the year 2024

We’re not predicting flying cars and robots, but there will be new expectations for financial advice standards. Professional Planner editor Matthew Smith writes. 
Analysis
View all
Analysis

Flawed retirement modelling compounds client anxiety

Typical retirement modelling fails to provide the kind of insight into future outcomes that would be useful for individuals planning for an uncertain future, David Bell writes.
Analysis

Are you (really) a long-term investor?

If you could demonstrate investor skill making short-term allocations, avoiding pitfalls, and making small but positive incremental improvements, you could build successfully to a long-term outcome.
Analysis

Our great, rudderless retirement boat

Call it Australia's best problem: a retirement system that is the envy of the world but has some serious, foundational flaws that can only cause more damage if they remain unchecked.
Contributors
View all

Tahn Sharpe is a Sydney-based financial services journalist with a background in financial planning. He writes on advice, superannuation, investment, banking and insurance issues, is a certified SMSF Adviser and holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning.
461Articles

Smith is the editor of Professional Planner’s print and digital platforms. He is an experienced financial journalist, editor and multimedia producer who has held senior editorial positions both in mainstream press and trade media.
183Articles
Sponsored Content
View all

Sponsored content