Up for retirement: superannuation payments

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009

Retirement, and superannuation payments, seem to rapidly be becoming an outdated concept.

Although the idea that “we are all getting older” is a truism, few governments, employers or individuals have yet come to terms with where longer retirement is heading: the end of the whole concept. Whether we like it or not, we are going back to the pre-Bismarckian world, where work had no formal stopping point. That reversion will not happen overnight, but preparations should start now – to ensure that when the inevitable happens it is a change for the better.

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