Over 40’s bullish on retirement outlook, expect retirement savings to last longer

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has launched its 2021 Retirement Income Report, an in-depth study of Australians’ attitudes towards retirement and post-retirement issues. The latest Investment Trends Report highlights a surging proportion of pre-retirees feel very well prepared for retirement (16%, up from 10% in 2020). Another 45% are feeling ‘somewhat prepared’ (up from 36%)

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2021 Financial Advice Report – COVID has stoked demand for financial advice, but affordability remains an important barrier

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COVID has stoked demand for financial advice, but affordability remains an important barrier The pandemic has prompted many Australians to consider seeking advice earlier than planned. An estimated 12.6m Australian adults have unmet advice needs. Two in five Australian adults say advice is out of affordable reach, and more are reaching out to their super

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