ARTICLES RELATING TO RETIREMENT

You’re nearing your 40s – have you invested wisely?

2017-03-16 13:01

It’s never too late to start saving, but once you enter your late 30s, it’s time to take stock of your savings and consider whether you are up to speed with regard to your financial goals.

SA needs to be creative to avoid falling off the retirement cliff

2017-03-07 13:54

SA's population is getting older and many pensioners will subsist on grants. At the same time, the number of taxpayers is shrinking. What can be done to support the country's future pensioners?

Investing in retirement funds

2017-02-08 12:41

Would-be investors are faced with an array of often confusing products from the financial services industry. Does investing in retirement funds offer a solution?

Alexander Forbes eyes opportunities in Africa

2017-01-15 13:07

On day 130 as CEO of Alexander Forbes, Andrew Darfoor met with Fin24 and shared some of the goals he has for the business and what he thinks of President Trump, among other things.

Retirement Guide: Part 6

2016-11-24 12:38

In the final instalment of finweek's retirement series, two directors at Vista Wealth Managment offer advice on savings' pitfalls to avoid, as well as what you should ask when vetting your financial adviser.

Retirement Guide: Part 3

2016-11-18 10:05

In part 3, we discuss what your priorities should be during each stage of your life with regard to saving, and provide some tips on how to control your spending.

Why you should not cash out your retirement fund

2016-11-14 08:35

When most of us think about our retirement, we consider lounging on the beach, playing with our grandkids or picking up a new hobby.

Real cost of retirement fees

2016-10-27 14:34

When making a decision about which retirement package to invest in, one of the factors that are often overlooked is the monthly fees.

Weighing up retirement options as unemployment looms

2016-09-28 17:29

A Fin24 user has three different retirement investments and a home loan and is not sure what to do now that he might lose his job.

The role of trustees

2016-09-28 16:16

A board of trustees must work collectively, but also be independent of thought, says a management consultant.

 

Retirement death benefit: fund trustees can override deceased member’s instructions

2017-03-09 18:37

According to the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator, the allocation of death benefits constituted the largest number of resolved cases.

Does the taxman help you save for retirement?

2017-02-24 11:01

Tax-free savings products were introduced two years ago while retirement annuities have been around for decades. How do they measure up in terms of helping you to save for your golden years?

How to stick to your financial resolutions

2017-01-20 10:12

Financial change starts one step at a time and it is certainly not something we achieve overnight. The secret to a successful resolution is to keep it simple and to break it down to something manageable.

Candice Paine: Investing – the 9 things you can control

2016-12-08 05:01

Don't fire your advisor or listen to your neighbour’s hot stock tip - focus on the only things you can control when you’re a long-term investor, says an independent expert.

Retirement Guide: Part 4

2016-11-23 11:37

In Part 4 of our retirement series, we take a closer look at tax implications when it comes to your contributions and retirement lump sum.

Retirement Guide: Part 1

2016-11-15 12:37

Using the advice of financial experts, finweek has put together a how-to guide for your retirement. We will be running this as a six-part series.

Investing in a spouse's name for retirement

2016-11-08 18:46

A Fin24 user has an amount of R6m and wants to know what kind of income he would get for retirement.

Tale of sacrifice: 10 steps to early retirement, financial freedom

2016-10-11 08:31

An analyst sets out a ten-point plan to early retirement and financial freedom. He promises it won't be easy - but it will be well worth the effort.

A practical approach to financial planning

2016-09-28 16:24

Trust is one of the most important aspects of the relationship between a financial planner and his client, says a Certified Financial Planner.

Six steps to simplified financial planning

2016-09-28 10:45

Trust is a vital ingredient in the relationship between client and financial planner, says an expert who provides guidelines for effective financial advice.

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