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David Bell: Analysis from The Conexus Institute

In this episode Alex Proimos talks to David Bell, executive director of The Conexus Institute, about a range of topics including governance models, market timing, heatmaps and early access.

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Andre Snellen: An international comparison

In this episode Amanda White chats with Andre Snellen, chair of the Pensioenfonds Detailhandel in the Netherlands about what Australia can learn from other systems around the world.

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Jason Brady: Identifying reliable income streams

In this episode Alex Proimos chats with Jason Brady, chief executive, Thornburg Investment Management, about a range of topics including equity dividends, bond yields and the importance of income in retirement.

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Veronica Klaus: Investing in a smarter superannuation system

In this episode Alex Proimos chats with Veronica Klaus, general manager, investment consulting at Lonsec, about a range of topics including the advice gap, allocations for retirement, liquidity in private assets and income strategies for retirees.

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Money in retirement. More than enough

The conventional wisdom is that Australians don’t save enough for retirement. But this belief, encouraged by the financial services industry fear factory, is mistaken. The vast majority of retirees today and in future are likely to be financially comfortable.

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Why decumulation is different

The investment goal of an accumulation portfolio is straight forward – return maximisation. Investing in a decumulation environment or investing in retirement is different. Decumulation investing, for the purpose of funding retirement income, is more complex than that required for accumulating assets.

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Retirement Income Review submission

This represents The Conexus Institute’s submission to the Retirement Income Review. The Conexus Institute is a not-for-profit entity which strives to improve the retirement outcomes of Australians through a focus on impactful research. This submission was prepared by David Bell, executive director, The Conexus Institute.

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Outsider’s view on the Australian pension system

This report was prepared for the ICPM Discussion Forum in October 2019 by a group of international pension experts under the Research Committee of ICPM. The report is based on 10 informal interviews of key stakeholders of the Australian pension system primarily conducted on a fact-finding tour to Australia.

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