ARTICLES RELATING TO RETIREMENT

Nic Oldert: Learn from my Old Mutual disaster

2015-04-13 15:39

Nic Oldert underlines the reason to be wary of the alluring income tax deductions, as well as why it may be a very good idea to take another look at your old RAs.

The role of retirement funds in infrastructure investments

2015-04-02 16:16

Advertorial: China's economic growth would not have been possible without the sheer level of capital infrastructure investment undertaken by its government.

MPs should study pension fund boom, says Nene

2015-03-24 18:30

The multitude of pension funds for municipal government staff should be discussed and debated by parliament's finance committee, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

ANC heavyweight Mashatile: Next step in transformation – change JSE company boards

2015-03-05 14:19

ANC Gauteng wants more action from retirement funds in nominating and electing the directors of SA’s big companies.

Nene unlikely to escape controversy in budget

2015-02-25 11:06

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene may be forced to make a few unpopular decisions in his national budget speech, says an expert.

Four things few realise about retirement

2015-02-20 17:06

Retirement means something different to everyone and there are four things many people are not aware of about the topic, says and expert.

Topping up your retirement annuity

2015-02-13 15:59

One can reap significant tax advantages by making an additional retirement annuity contribution before the tax year-end, says an expert.

Teachers, cops milk pension wallet

2015-02-10 13:50

Thousands of anxious civil servants, mainly teachers, have resigned and cashed in their pensions, the Government Pensions Administration Agency says.

BankservAfrica launches Private Pension Index

2015-01-29 18:51

The grim reality is that most pensioners will struggle to make ends meet unless they access some form of an old age grant, shows a new index.

Topping up your Retirement Annuity: Good or bad idea?

2015-01-28 14:36

Financial planner Dawn Ridler sets out your Retirement Annuity options. Read this before you shift a lump sum into an RA presented to you as an investment possibility.

 

About to retire, shocked at financial advice fees

2015-04-09 14:37

A Fin24 user is getting ready for retirement, but is worried about the fees he has to pay for financial advice.

Retirement planning is more than investing

2015-03-25 13:46

Retirement is really about a whole lot more than just saving, diversifying and investing for the long term, says an expert.

UK tax relief cut set to boost pension transfers

2015-03-23 12:27

The UK’s latest tax relief cut is bound to motivate expat British pensioners to move their pensions out of the UK, says an industry expert.

Gauteng Chair Paul Mashatile: Transformation from the top

2015-03-04 12:11

ANC Gauteng wants more action from retirement funds in nominating and electing the directors of SA’s big companies.

Only marginal increase in grants expected

2015-02-23 11:52

Given the reduction in inflation due to the sharp decline in petrol prices, social grants may be increased less than expected, according to an expert.

Ready to invest R2m for pension, beneficiaries

2015-02-17 15:29

A Fin24 user says he is ready to invest R2m to try and get a good pension.

Three key factors for retirement-readiness

2015-02-12 19:45

If you are either too optimistic or too pessimistic in considering these numbers, it can throw off your retirement calculations by years.

Employer's provident fund contribution 'missing'

2015-02-10 13:35

A Fin24 user and his employer were supposed to contribute to his provident fund, but now the latter's contributions seem to be missing.

Pensioners struggling to make ends meet - index

2015-01-28 20:02

The inaugural BankservAfrica Private Pension Index released has shown that pensioners are struggling to make ends meet.

Investing a tax-free lump sum

2015-01-26 11:38

A Fin24 user wants to invest a tax-free lump sum in an investment policy.

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