Lessons from my 90-year-old mother

2017-10-12 11:53

Last year, Anne Cabot-Alletzhauser gained some valuable insights into how the financial services industry needs to address issues faced by women, the elderly and the financially uninformed.

Planning for retirement during different life phases

2017-10-11 07:34

It’s important to start saving for retirement as early as possible. What should you focus on during your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond?

PSG Alpha R675m deal with Amdec ushers in new focus on retirement property

2017-09-19 14:22

PSG Alpha Investments has acquired a 50% stake in property developer Amdec Group's Evergreen Lifestyle division, a provider of retirement living.

Retiring abroad: the Grenada option

2017-09-04 19:40

South African retirees in a position to do so are increasingly looking at overseas destinations to make a home, says an expert specialising in second citizenships.

Market returns disappoint retirees

2017-09-03 06:01

Retirees who have been relying on market-related investment returns to provide their retirement income have had a pretty tough ride over the past three years.

Retirement fund landmines at divorce

2017-08-31 18:28

Sharing the spoils of a failed marriage tends to bring out the worst in people, says Sohini Castille, head of employee benefits consulting at 10X Investments.

The risk of underperforming

2017-08-30 09:39

When you invest, losing money is not the only risk you will encounter. The other issue is underperforming the market. And if this happens, you will eventually have less money to retire on.

Six steps to reaching your retirement destination

2017-08-17 11:11

The journey to retirement will come with its share of sacrifices. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw shares six steps that will make it all worth it once you reach your destination.

Time to take control

2017-08-14 01:02

A recent survey by 10X Investments found that many women are not prepared for retirement as they have been reliant on their partners for their financial security.

Saving to retire comfortably is possible

2017-07-25 18:04

Only the right financial provisions will ensure that retirees can remain financially stable during their golden years, says the head of Old Mutual Corporate Consultants.


Planning for retirement during different life phases

2017-10-11 07:35

It’s important to start saving for retirement as early as possible. What should you focus on during your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond?

Retired investors face a dilemma

2017-09-24 19:00

Retired investors commonly face the dilemma of either maintaining a certain lifestyle or adjusting it in order to preserve their savings.

Robert Whitehead not ready to retire

2017-09-06 16:09

Robert Whitehead speaks about his successful acting career

How much is enough to invest for retirement?

2017-09-04 06:00

Experts agree: there is no exact answer to the question of how much you need to save to make sure you'll have enough to live on during retirement.

Default options makes it easier to preserve retirement funds

2017-09-03 06:00

From this past Friday, all defined contribution retirement funds are required to offer a default preservation fund.

Time is of the essence: The pitfalls of sequence risk

2017-08-30 11:49

Here are four ways you can ride out the ups and downs of the market during retirement.

Pressure set to pile on the rand

2017-08-27 20:30

Although the rand is showing some strength, it will continue to devalue as South Africa is not attracting long-term "sticky" capital, according to a forex expert.

Treasury seeks further delay in provident fund tax change

2017-08-15 17:52

The proposed annuitisation of provident fund benefits, which has been pushed out until 2018, should be postponed by another year, recommends National Treasury.

Thou shalt invest as prescribed

2017-08-07 15:37

The ANC is considering forcing all fund mangers in the country to invest in prescribed assets i.e. government-approved instruments. How would this affect those with pension funds?

What is a good retirement, and how will I know if I’ll get there?

2017-07-24 09:04

It is imperative that retirement funds communicate with their clients in a clear, jargon-free way and explain what a client can do if their investment shrinks or is not growing at the desired rate.

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