It’s surprising there has not been more outcry about the age pension taper test in a low rate environment, where a ‘black hole’ creates a perverse impact of less retirement income the more a retiree has saved.
Author Archive | Andrew Gale
Continuing from last week’s article on superannuation myths, here’s another five myths relating SMSFs. Separating fact from fiction is a good first step towards effective discussion and informed policy.
We hear about what’s wrong with our superannuation and retirement income systems and over time, exaggeration has crept in. We need to dispel myths and have a clear fact base as the foundation for discussion and policy.
Retirees should consider the best mix of capital preservation, income variability and income requirements, and then be shown how these can be traded against each other with varying degrees of probability.
Accountancy practices have been a poor second cousin to financial planning businesses in terms of sale price and merger and acquisition activity. Here’s why that might change soon.
Significant market-shaping forces are in play which will disrupt many wealth management business models, but with change comes opportunity.