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Pension Age

26 Nov 2018
Defensive equities flagged as a win for retirees
Defensive equities might be the answer for pension phase investors looking for definite returns at lower risk, says one portf...
5 Sep 2018
A welcome shift or kicking the can down the road: Pension age change receives mixed judgment
Those approaching retirement might be crowing, but the Prime Minister’s decision to scrap planned increases to the pension ...
5 Sep 2018
PM scraps plans to raise pension age
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ditched plans to increase the pension eligibility age to 70. ...
30 Apr 2018
'Unfair plans' to raise pension age will hurt Aussies in remote areas: Labor
Increasing the pension age will “unfairly hurt” Australians living in remote areas and mean Australia has the oldest pens...

Comments

Kerri moore
I wouldn't mind the changes, however we did our budget as suggested & now we have to restructure with interest rates so low it won't be long before we will be back on the pension.....
Don
Why can't someone commute a Market Linked Pension if they exceed the $1.6m cap? .....
Clyde
I wonder if what you mean by recycling pensions is paying a transition to retirement pension?.....
David
Can someone tell me how if at all the 1.6m dollars limit affects those with defined benefit pensions?.....
Neil - I retired about a year ago and now I've got less income than I planned for. Can I sue my financial planner?....
Joe - Agree with Terry Dwyer. The really nasty part is the way it will hit self funded retirees (through their SMSF in many cases) who have direct shares.......
John - Not sure loss of 30% of income is something I just let go. Options I will be doing is investing overseas, local and international REITs and seeing if.......
Dr Terry Dwyer, Dwye... - I am amazed by these comments. The effects will be subtle but pervasive. It will have a huge effect on superannuitants in pension mode as with low.......