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Will they take care of you in old age?

2014-10-30 16:00

Having children is still viewed by some as an ‘insurance policy’ for old age.

What workers think of compulsory govt pension

2014-10-03 06:00

Workers without a pension or provident fund are divided over whether a government-sponsored pension fund should be compulsory, a survey shows.

Will they take care of you in old age?

2014-08-25 13:53

Having children is still viewed by some as an ‘insurance policy’ for old age.

Pension laws not clear on strike - lawyer

2014-07-12 10:27

Companies are uncertain whether they are legally compelled to maintain pension contributions on behalf of striking workers, a labour lawyer says.

Eastern Cape miners get service centre

2014-04-08 16:30

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe opened a one-stop service centre for former and present miners in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.

Will they take care of you in old age?

2014-01-21 09:00

Having children is still viewed by some as an ‘insurance policy’ for old age.

Pension funds 'can aid social justice'

2013-04-23 20:13

Investment capital of the government's pension fund can be used to pursue social justice without compromising returns, a top official says.

Freedom Front Plus to take on Transnet

2012-07-20 17:09

Freedom Front Plus preparations for a class action against Transnet and its two pension funds are "at an advanced stage", says its parliamentary spokesperson Anton Alberts.

Muslim spouse entitled to pension

2012-03-14 12:51

A woman married under Islamic rites should be given a share of her partner's pension fund upon divorce, the Pension Funds Adjudicator has ruled.

Where's my pension surplus?

2011-06-29 08:34

After being an employee of a bank for 40 years, a retiree is outraged that he hasn't received a part of the pension surplus payout.

How do I invest for life after retirement?

2011-05-29 09:26

How to invest your provident fund for a monthly income when you retire.

Big shake-up for pension industry

2011-02-25 14:40

Treasury has caught the retirement industry by surprise with a number of explosive proposals.

Family can ruin your finances

2010-12-06 10:18

How to protect your money when you have to take care of everybody else.

Transnet pension battle may be over

2010-10-31 11:11

Pensioners of the Transnet Second Defined Benefit Fund have possibly won their long battle for better increases.

Call for dedicated pensions ministry

2010-08-12 14:40

In a rare show of mutual agreement, both private sector players and trade unions have come out in support of a stand-alone pensions ministry.

 

UK over-55s to get greater pension access

2014-10-14 19:30

Britons coming up to retirement will find it easier to spend their pension savings early, according to government plans.

Nene quashes fears of pension nationalisation

2014-09-05 07:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has moved to scotch rumours that the government plans to nationalise pension funds, adding that workers' retirement savings are safe.

UK overhauls employee pension schemes

2014-07-21 09:46

Britain has published new rules for private pensions, giving retirees greater freedom to spend their savings as they like.

50 the new 65

2014-06-05 07:26

Employers must stop viewing 60-year olds as expensive old fools, not able to innovate, writes Leopold Scholtz.

Pensioners can take more tax free

2014-02-26 14:13

People going on pension will in future be able to take R500 000 of their pension money as lump without paying any tax on it. The amount used to be R315 000.

Gordhan's National Budget Speech

2013-02-27 15:38

Read the full 2013 National Budget Speech document delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Recipe for a successful retirement

2012-08-02 15:30

The ingredient list for a comfortable retirement isn't long - but it's crucial to get the mix right.

Use pension to settle debt?

2011-07-24 10:06

A Fin24 reader wonders whether it is a good option to use pension money to pay off all her debts. An expert responds.

Minister: Strikes won't stop UK reform

2011-06-17 11:02

Public sector workers won’t deter UK pension reforms by going on strike, Treasury Minister Danny Alexander is expected to say in a speech today.

Social security reform on the cards

2011-02-18 12:21

SA has made progress towards establishing a comprehensive social security system, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Pensioners admit to finances gap

2010-08-12 15:42

More than half of pensioners do not believe their savings are sufficient to last them the rest of their lives, according to a new survey.

Parliament warns Transnet on pensions

2010-07-28 15:53

Parliament's public enterprises committee has vowed that the lot of Transnet pensioners living on a few hundred rands a month would improve before the end of the year.

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