Why invest with us? 

Some investors may have goals such as ensuring they have enough income to live off in retirement and ensuring their money grows so that they can afford to take regular holidays in retirement. Alternatively, they might like to do all of that and also leave some money for their children or grandchildren.

Just as you may have different bank accounts for different purposes, such as a savings account or a holiday account, it makes sense that your clients may be invested in different investments aimed at meeting different goals.

Once your clients' goals are identified you can then look to investment solutions that are targeted at meeting those particular goals.

A goals-based approach to investing is beneficial to investors because it puts them in the driver’s seat as they are actively involved in the decision making process. The success of a goals-based strategy is not about outperforming benchmarks or competitors. Success is measured by how well an investor’s portfolio is tracking against a stated goal. It’s about being more relevant to investors and their needs, not only in terms of product design but in terms of communications and reporting.

By focusing on how an investment is on track to meet investors’ needs, it should help investors fight the urge to respond inappropriately and irrationally when markets aren’t performing as they might expect.

The three broad categories

Although people may have very different goals depending on what life stage they are at, their goals can be broadly categorised into essential needs, lifestyle wants and legacy aspirations.

Essential needs

The majority of people’s money is generally focused around this goal. Investment solutions for these needs will aim to deliver a predictable, regular, sustainable income stream that is expected to rise with inflation over time.

Lifestyle wants

Helping your clients live the life they want. For many clients, maintaining their lifestyle in retirement is very important. Investment solutions for these goals will generally aim to grow people’s wealth steadily over time while looking to soften the impact of severe market falls.

Legacy aspirations

Helping your clients leave the legacy that they want. With their essential needs already met, people may look to maximise the growth of any money they have set aside. Investment solutions for these goals will be higher growth solutions and look to grow people’s money over the long term.

Our solutions

These simple and straightforward range of funds have been designed to help your clients meet specific goals such as generating a regular reliable income in retirement or providing for future generations.

AMP Multi-Asset Fund

Do your clients want to grow their wealth steadily and potentially soften the impact of severe market falls? The AMP Multi-Asset Fund could help your clients meet their lifestyle goals.

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ipac Income Generator

Are your client's nearing retirement or already retired and looking for reliable income, in one simple investment solution? The ipac Income Generator has been designed to help meet income needs in retirement.

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AMP Core Retirement Fund

Are your clients looking for a multi-asset solution specifically designed for retirement? The Fund is specifically managed with the drawdown phase in mind and has a focus on risk management.

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What you need to know

This information has been prepared by National Mutual Funds Management Ltd (ABN 32 006 787 720, AFSL 234652) (NMFM).

While every care has been taken in the preparation of this information, NMFM makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any statement in it including without limitation, any forecasts. This information has been prepared for the purpose of providing general information, without taking account of any particular investor’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Investors should, before making any investment decisions, consider the appropriateness of the information in this information, and seek professional advice, having regard to their objectives, financial situation and needs. ipac Asset Management Limited ABN 22 003 257 225, AFSL 234655) (IAML) is the responsible entity of the Option(s) and the issuer of the units in the Option(s) and the Product Disclosure Statement(s) (PDS). Neither IAML, NMFM nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return referred to in this information. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.   

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