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Jun 24, 2014

While the government fiddles on FOFA, longevity and fees are the real problem

A senior Treasury figure has discussed the real challenges in retirement incomes policy -- longevity risk and high super fees, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

One of Treasury’s most senior economists has made a subtle but telling intervention in the debate over the government’s efforts to gut the Future of Financial Advice consumer protections.

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  1. AR

    Only an actuary, or similar bloodless bean-counter, could conceive of a term like “longevity risk“.

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