Retirement Incomes

August 22, 2014

How wealthy do you need to be to ensure you’ll get more than the old age pension when you retire?

If you’re a 35 year old woman and you work your whole life on an average wage until the age of 60 – except for three years out of the workforce to have kids – then get ready to live on $33,000 a year.

This is the stark finding of a report released to day called The Entitlement of Age.

Emily Millane talks to Fran Kelly about her report, The Entitlement of Age, on Radio National Breakfast.