ARTICLES RELATING TO RETIREMENT

Slow decline for living annuity drawdown rates

2016-07-27 20:03

The average income drawdown rate for living annuities continued its slow yet steady decline in 2015, edging a little closer to the recommended 5% of capital.

Save 29% when you shop - leave the kids at home

2016-07-23 08:00

In order to save you need the ability as well as the willingness to do so, Rian le Roux, chief economist at Old Mutual Investment Group, tells Fin24.

Evaluating future of pensions in SA 'critical'

2016-07-22 07:39

The mind-set of South Africans must be changed about planning, says a commissioner of the National Planning Commission.

Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

2016-07-10 16:21

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty

What saving means for the economy

2016-07-06 21:00

Improved savings by households, companies and government can eventually finance investment which stimulates economic growth.

How using home loan to pay off a car can be a bad (and good) idea

2016-06-22 21:15

Using one’s home loan to pay off a car is an interesting concept which can work if done the right way, says the anonymous Stealthy Wealth blogger.

What is the 4% Rule for Retirement?

2016-06-12 18:07

The ingenious 4% rule rule takes out all the complications of retirement planning, and allows you to figure out exactly how much you need to safely retire.

Wealth depends on how much you save

2016-05-27 07:00

It is a fallacy that only lower-income earners must plan their finances carefully – even the rich can end up struggling after retirement if they spend recklessly.

Zuma signs law to appease provident fund members

2016-05-24 10:26

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Revenue Laws Amendment Act into law to postpone annuitisation for provident funds, the National Treasury has announced.

Advantages of rolling returns

2016-04-28 15:00

With the myriad of data available to investors when selecting which fund best suits their investment profile, it is difficult to know which data point to use.

 

Rethinking long-term savings for South Africans

2016-07-24 19:30

Research reveals that the financial services industry needs to provide long-term savings vehicles relevant for social mobility, not only social protection.

Why investing in housing should be a savings priority

2016-07-22 20:00

Acquiring a house could be a substantial asset for retirement, which is why housing is among the top savings priorities for South Africans, research reveals.

Adult children can sabotage your retirement

2016-07-13 20:09

Supporting adult children can have a devastating effect on your chances of retiring comfortably, a financial planner demonstrates.

State pensioners wait up to 10 years for pay-out - report

2016-07-08 05:00

Some state pensioners have had to wait up to ten years for payments, according to a Public Service Commission report.

Mathias Sithole: No one-size-fits-all – protecting retirement against volatility

2016-07-06 11:49

A frequent concern among savers for retirement is how market volatility will affect their investment package, especially when one is close to retirement.

Provident fund warning to fraudsters - guilty or not

2016-06-12 21:00

The ruling that a provident fund may withhold withdrawals from a member with an outstanding legal case against them holds implications for employees accused of fraud.

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WATCH: Reader inspired to warm elders with blankets

Made with love, Johannesburg residents made and donated blankets to seniors at a retirement home in Johannesburg.

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Sluggish SA economy forcing higher rate of early retirement

2016-05-26 06:53

The slow economic growth may be forcing a higher rate of early retirement and increasing the number of pensioners, shows the BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.

Banking on retirement property

2016-05-03 14:30

Investing into a mature lifestyle property early is profiting both retirement investors and developers.

6 Ps of a successful retirement plan

2016-04-27 16:16

If you did not build up sufficient savings, the retirement phase of your life could turn out to be highly stressful, cautions an expert.

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