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research

Governments fund more research than we realise

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.

CIPR

A defining year for super requires your input

An appeal for interested parties to contribute to the government’s discussion paper on post-retirement products, now called ‘MyRetirement’ solutions, to be offered within the superannuation system.

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Meeting the retirement outcome challenge

Super funds have Chief Investment Officers charged with optimising investment returns, but should they also appoint a Chief Retirement Income Officer (CRIO) to achieve the best retirement outcomes?

momentum

Market winners outperform losers again

In this update of the ‘winners versus losers’ investment hypothesis, momentum is the winner – again. It’s only a ‘paper’ portfolio but it suggests consistent behavioural biases among investors.

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The time has come for actuaries

The unique and practical skills of actuaries will be essential for the superannuation industry to tackle such complex issues as providing adequate retirement outcomes and effectively managing big data.

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Learning from my investment mistake

Even the experts can slip up sometimes with insufficient diligence when making investment decisions, but it’s important to self-assess mistakes to avoid a repeat experience.

CIPRs

CIPRs are coming and that’s exciting

Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement, or CIPRs, are almost a reality and there is much excitement around what this means for superannuation and retirement outcomes.

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