Articles tagged "Retirement Income"
With the 2018-19 Federal Budget announcement of an expansion of the little-known Pension Loans Scheme, it is timely to revisit the hurdles to be overcome before housing can play a meaningful role in meeting Australia’s future retirement income challenge.
Posted on: June 25, 2018
John De Ravin is a member of the Institute’s Retirement Incomes Working Group and in this article he shares a suggestion made by the Convenor of that Working Group, Anthony Asher.
Posted on: February 20, 2018
Macquarie University has released a report focused on measuring longevity basis risk in realistic scenarios as part of an ongoing research project sponsored by the Life and Longevity Markets Association (LLMA) and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Here, Actuarial Professors at Macquarie Uni, Jackie Li and Leonie Tickle, explain their findings.
Posted on: December 15, 2017
Stephen Huppert, Head of Product Innovation at Trustee Partners, reflects on government reforms and rhetoric surrounding Australia’s c.$2.3 trillion retirement savings sector.
Posted on: August 16, 2017
The Actuaries Institute’s Superannuation Projections and Disclosure sub-committee designed a projection model to estimate the income that assets would support during retirement for a number of case studies.
Posted on: September 28, 2016
At the May 2016 Financial Services Forum, there were sessions on the use of housing wealth to fund retirement and also on the interesting achievements of some “actuary entrepreneurs”. This article combines those two topics in an interview with Peter Szabo, an actuary who is the founder and managing director of Homesafe Solutions, a company providing a debt-free home equity release product to senior Australians.
Posted on: September 26, 2016
Reverse Mortgages are not popular – Geoff Dunsford suggests some improvements to the product.
Posted on: May 2, 2016