The increasing national burden of the old age pension will ease if people are allowed to save more for their retirement, says UNSW Business School Professor Fiona Martin.
Using the federal budget to remove uncertainty will allow people to plan a better retirement, says UNSW Scientia Professor John Piggott.
If you rent, you are highly likely to live in poverty in retirement. If you own your own home the pension and super will probably be enough for you.
Instead of matching long-term pension liabilities to long-term investments, investment markets fixate on short-term liquidity. Is a new approach now needed?
Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.
The changes announced in the latest federal budget could save members up to $3billion, but they don't tackle the problems of total disability insurance.
A new generation of Australian workers are embracing the gig economy, but their long-term financial future is uncertain, write Dale Boccabella and Sarah Kaine.
Superannuation legislation currently before federal parliament has the potential to change the power structures in the finance industry, writes Anthony Asher.
Policy experts from UNSW are available to give analysis of the 2017 Federal Budget when it is handed down on Tuesday 9 May 2017.
If we want superannuation to be more of a substitute for, rather than a supplement to, the pension, then big, structural changes need to be made, writes Richard Holden.