Articles tagged "Superannuation"
Kajal Pandya reports on the recent “Insurance Inside Super – Federal Budget Changes” Insights session. The session covered an interesting discussion around the challenges that superannuation funds and group insurers will face and the unintended consequences of the proposed Federal Budget changes.
Posted on: September 6, 2018
As Australia's population ages, issues have been recognised in the superannuation and pension systems. Anthony Asher gives an update of what the Retirement Incomes Working Group is doing to make positive changes to the current systems and guide future product design.
Posted on: August 29, 2018
With Rice Warner nominated as ‘Employer of the Year’ in the Women in Financial Services Awards 2018, Lesley Traverso discusses the actuarial firm’s ‘Valuing Females Policy’ which includes additional superannuation contributions.
Posted on: July 26, 2018
Welcome to the first instalment of the Climate Change Blog, an article series that aims to cover news and events related to climate change and relevant to actuaries and the industries they advise. This month’s edition summarises news relating to transition risk.
Posted on: July 20, 2018
The 2018 Financial Services Forum’s innovative format includes a focus on ‘big-picture’ plenary and keynote speakers.
Posted on: April 5, 2018
In this last installment of a four-part series, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips from his recently released book on personal financial strategies.
Posted on: December 7, 2017
In this third instalment of a four-part series, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips from his recently released book on personal financial strategies.
Posted on: November 29, 2017
Michael Rice arrived at the Institute last week to accept the 2017 Actuary of the Year Award alongside an entourage of supporters from the firm he founded 30 years ago.
Posted on: October 19, 2017
Anthony Asher, Associate Professor at the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies at UNSW, writes about the sort of pension product that he would like to see developed now that SIS regulations have been modified to allow development of more flexible products.
Posted on: September 5, 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
Enock Chiyangwa gives a synopsis of the recently launched book by, Mary Easson, a former politician and respected executive in the superannuation industry.
Posted on: May 18, 2017
Enock Chiyangwa shares some key insights from the ASFA National Conference and Super Expo held on the Gold Coast in November 2016.
Posted on: February 23, 2017
Geoff Dunsford writes in about the Actuaries Institute letter that provided feedback to the Government on its March Discussion paper on the Objective of Superannuation.
Posted on: August 24, 2016
The Actuaries Institute welcomed the 2016-17 Federal Budget this week, citing policy changes designed to inject more equity and fairness into the retirement incomes system.
Posted on: May 5, 2016
On 29 February, around 40 members gathered at the Actuaries Institute for a Research Colloquia to discuss the objectives of the superannuation system. This is particularly timely given the release by the Government on 9 March of a discussion paper and consultation process on the “Objective of Superannuation”. Here, Andrew Boal summarises those discussions and some principles that emerged.
Posted on: April 12, 2016
Should the Age Pension be a "safety net" for a minority or a means-tested right for the majority? Actuary Geoff Dunsford gives his view.
Posted on: September 30, 2015
David Murray gave a sound nod to the rigour and value of actuarial work as he launched the Institute's Retirement Incomes White Paper 'For Richer, For Poorer' in Sydney on Wednesday 2 September.
Posted on: September 4, 2015
The NSW Supreme Court recently ruled on an appeal by Qantas over a partial exemption of defined benefit superannuation contributions from NSW payroll tax. Paul Shallue reports on the court findings and what they could mean for employers.
Posted on: August 4, 2015
Posted on: December 15, 2014