It’s laudable for government to fund important research but for it to really make a difference, industry participants and researchers need to engage and collaborate with the other. Research on ageing is a case in point.
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Australia’s economy will struggle under an increasing age pension burden because the current level of compulsory super is inadequate to fund a comfortable retirement for most.
The seniors accommodation sector offers opportunities for investors willing to take a long-term approach, as the population ages and demands a wide range of different types of facilities.
Regardless of age, there’s always something that can improve your preparation for retirement, especially given doubts about the sustainability of Australia’s tax and welfare systems.
Australia’s economy has long had to cope with structural change, which hasn’t stopped quality companies from generating wealth for investors. But with increasing complexity, picking winners and losers will become harder.
EY’s research report studies the pension and retirement systems of 18 countries to gain insights for better policy reform, decision-making and outcomes for retirees. What can we learn from the global stage?
In the search for retirement funding solutions that address longevity, the retirement age and costs of living, home equity release could help fund the retirement of those who own their home.
Secular stagnation can result from a sustained lack of demand or low growth in productivity, and can create low or negative investment returns. Could this happen in Australia?
Japan, with the world’s highest proportion of retirees, can’t build nursing homes fast enough. By 2025, one in three citizens will be 65 years or older, up from 12% in 1990. A lack of long-term care facilities means seniors risk living alone or suffering abuse in the care of resentful relatives.