Four retirement myths

2015-06-23 19:48

Ensuring a steady income stream sufficient to meet your needs in retirement is the most important and the most elusive aspect of retirement planning, says an expert.

Amcu asks Alexander Forbes to start fund for members

2015-06-19 19:27

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has appointed Alexander Forbes to start a provident fund for its members.

Simple plan to guarantee your kids’ financial freedom

2015-06-01 15:43

Follow Biznews top blogger Enrico Liebenberg's simple plan to set your kids on the road to financial freedom.

No magic retirement number

2015-05-12 17:09

If there really was some magic number for how much money one would need to have invested to retire comfortably, one would likely not need a financial adviser.

Saving for retirement and your children’s education: which comes first?

2015-04-23 09:03

Every year parents have to make the tough decision of whether to save for their retirement or for their child’s future education. Sanlam helps you prioritise.

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.

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.


Employees want lower pay for better retirement contribution

2015-06-20 08:00

Increasingly, employees are asking their companies to take more off their salaries to strengthen their pension contribution, according to Sanlam.

Bleak outlook for SA retirees

2015-06-19 07:45

Cashing in on pension savings is one of the biggest reasons why only 25% of South Africans will be able to maintain their standard of living in retirement, research shows.

Closing the loophole on retirement annuities and estate duty

2015-05-14 07:49

In 2008, the maximum age at which you could contribute to a retirement annuity was removed and retirement fund benefits were excluded from the dutiable estate.

Puzzled by retirement savings costs, fees

2015-05-07 15:15

A Fin24 user is questioning the costs and fees relating to his retirement savings.

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.

Whose future are you saving for?

2015-03-20 12:44

Saving for retirement and your children’s education: which comes first?

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.

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