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Australia faces a unique challenge over the next 20 years. More than 80 per cent of Gen X and Y may not be able to afford a comfortable retirement and the Age Pension won't be able to keep up. We need to harness our desire to improve and innovate by reinventing our sources of income to live the retirement we deserve.

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Australia faces a unique challenge over the next 20 years. More than 80 per cent of Gen X and Y may not be able to afford a comfortable retirement and...

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In the next instalment of our Reinvention conversation, Jenny Josling from Orbis Investments talks about the art of thinking intergenerationally about wealth. This is something she has had much experience in, running the Australian arm of a business that has spawned five generations of stock pickers, and was founded by a man who structured the ownership of the firm to support his philanthropic endeavours.

Thinking big is thinking long-term

Vanessa Stoykov

In the next instalment of our Reinvention conversation, Jenny Josling from Orbis Investments talks about the art of thinking intergenerationally about...

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Have you done enough to support your kids? What about their kids when the time comes? Instead of focusing on the here and now, Orbis Investments makes a case for thinking long-term about why you need to save and retain wealth across generations, and why you need to start now.

Reinvention: Why We Need to Think Intergenerationally

Jenny Josling

Have you done enough to support your kids? What about their kids when the time comes? Instead of focusing on the here and now, Orbis Investments makes...

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When I talk to people at parties or at the school gate about investing, most tell me they are risk averse. They say they instead know about property, and are more comfortable making large financial decisions in that space, as opposed to shares.

Why conviction is everything

Vanessa Stoykov

When I talk to people at parties or at the school gate about investing, most tell me they are risk averse. They say they instead know about property, ...

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For many of us, superannuation will be our largest asset outside the family home, and the biggest income generator to support us in retirement. In light of this, we need to reinvent how we save and encourage younger generations to working towards self-sufficiency in retirement much earlier, says Bryce Doherty of UBS Asset Management. Bryce discusses why a mind shift is necessary and what role advisers, and the government have to play when it comes to super engagement.

Reinvention: How Superannuation is Part of the Solution

Bryce Doherty

For many of us, superannuation will be our largest asset outside the family home, and the biggest income generator to support us in retirement. In lig...

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To celebrate our ongoing partnership with research house Morningstar, we sat down with chief executive Jamie Wickham to get his top three tips for investors and find out why he thinks now’s a great time to be an investor.

There’s never been a better time to be an investor

Elizabeth Somerville

To celebrate our ongoing partnership with research house Morningstar, we sat down with chief executive Jamie Wickham to get his top three tips for inv...

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To reinvent oneself as a Gen X, with ageing parents and kids that don't leave home till much later is crucial to prevent a reliance on a pension system that will be bursting at the seams in 25 years. Vanessa Stoykov explores the reinvention challenges specific to this generation, and what we can learn from looking towards Asia.

Australia’s reinvention has already begun

Vanessa Stoykov

To reinvent oneself as a Gen X, with ageing parents and kids that don't leave home till much later is crucial to prevent a reliance on a pension syste...

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With an ageing population, even more emphasis has been put on the need for Aussies to fund their own retirements. However, to do so effectively, we’ll need to invest outside our boarders. Sam Hallinan, managing director of Nikko Asset Management explains how investing in Asia can help and why we should all consider this possibility to live the retirements we want.

Reinvention: Why Asia Holds the Answers

Sam Hallinan

With an ageing population, even more emphasis has been put on the need for Aussies to fund their own retirements. However, to do so effectively, we’...

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