Key observations, Industry experts respond, Will SG rise?, What matters is the home
Welcome to this special newsletter about the Retirement Income Review, which was released by the federal government on Friday. The report is a detailed analysis of Australia’s retirement system and holds some clues to what policies may change over the coming years.
It’s quite a challenge to succinctly summarise the 233,117 words of the Retirement Income Review, and the report itself will be dwarfed by the coverage it receives in the coming weeks, months and years.Read more
Tracey Spicer talks to industry experts, including Stephen Koukoulas, Andrew Boal and Brendan Coates about their takes on the Retirement Income Review.Read more
The wisdom of increasing compulsory super next July is not the only reason the Retirement Income Review was eagerly anticipated, but it certainly added fuel to the fire.Read more
The government’s much-anticipated Retirement Income Review has found that increases in employer’s compulsory superannuation contributions are financed by reductions in workers’ wage growth.Read more
It would be a waste if the Friday’s mammoth Retirement Income Review was remembered only for its finding that increases in employers compulsory superannuation contributions come at the expense of wages.Read more
Most retired Australians are at least as well off in retirement as they were while working, but not all. The huge exception is retirees who do not own their own homes.Read more