The current retirement system is unsustainable. We could learn from the way higher education is funded.
Older workers are feeling discriminated against in the search for work, in their jobs and even in retirement, a new survey shows.
Any significant decline in home ownership or equity in a home impacts higher care needs: older people will not have an asset to sell to fund the bonds required to enter aged care accommodation.
South Africa might want to consider raising its retirement age to 70 to cope with a challenge of an ageing population that's under-insured and relying on an already pressured public purse.
There is a way to get homes where we need them, and it's about making the most of what we've already got.
Labor's Jenny Macklin said that under a Coalition proposal, Australia would have the highest pension age in the developed world. Is that right?
Age discrimination laws have made conversations about retirement plans even trickier.
Current super policy is compelling people to save for a higher living standard in retirement than they enjoy during their working lives.
The Coalition has reached a compromise to get its superannuation reform past its own party, but the changes will make it harder for women and older workers.
Business Briefing: Simon McKeon on removing the retirement label.
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If we're all living longer, why shouldn't we be allowed to work longer? That's what Monash Chancellor Simon McKeon is arguing.
Giving rich households superannuation concessions is not justified according to new research which says these retirees spend as much as their poorer counterparts.
Budget superannuation changes redirect concessions to lower income earners where they are most needed.
Contrary to popular belief, retirees are more likely to enjoy a healthier lifestyle than their counterparts who remain in workforce.
Just 24% of those living in the poorest quarter of households support an increase in the Age Pension age.
The presidential candidates are largely ignoring one of the biggest economic issues facing Americans: more than half are struggling to save enough for retirement.
There's a lot of focus on the physical and financial woes of former athletes. But players must also grapple with losing a core part of their identity.
The role of grandparents as the biggest providers of childcare is a huge blind spot in policy-making for workforce participation, childcare, early childhood education and retirement.
Out on a high, but what the road to retirement for top sports stars can be quite a come down.
Despite the government windfall on offer, changing the age at which people can access their super is likely to unfairly hit retirees with lower super balances.
As Wimbledon 2015 gets underway, the writing looks to be on the wall for Rafael Nadal. Will the Spaniard succeed where so many other top athletes have failed?