Australian retirees can keep stashing away more superannuation, unused, for another year, even though the crisis prompting the concession has passed. The big winners? Rich retirees and their kids.
Kenya faces the dilemma of an ageing workforce. The problem can be addressed by developing a strategic workforce plan for employees.
A study of a retirement program in China found that people who retired early suffered significant cognitive decline that put them at risk of early onset of dementia.
For people who worked manual jobs (such as electricians or carers), this number was even lower.
The federal government wants more older people to keep working. Our research suggests this requires dramatically reconfiguring work options.
The Canadian workforce is aging. At the same time, we’re facing a skills shortage. Keeping older workers on the job past 65 is an obvious solution but the federal parties are silent on the topic.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
New research finds that people who live in areas with high unemployment in their youth are more likely to retire early.
The controversial plan to raise the age of the pension to 70 has been scrapped, with eligibility rising to 67 in 2023, where it will stay.
Mandatory retirement ages are mostly a thing of the past in Australia. Removing the last vestiges of this practice is one way to address the problem of Australia’s ageing workforce.
Age discrimination laws have made conversations about retirement plans even trickier.
Financial reforms have given us a greater role in saving for retirement. Alas we’re not very good at it.