Retirement advice for a late starter

2015-10-06 15:41

A Fin24 user who has left his retirement planning a tad late is seeking advice on which pension policy would suit him best.

It’s never too late to save

2015-10-02 08:31

What do you do if you find yourself in your forties without a retirement savings plan?

Button to retire, McLaren-Honda seat open?

2015-09-22 08:36

Is it finally all over for Jenson Button? The much-loved McLaren-Honda driver is preparing to break many hearts in Japan with his big announcement.

How to retire safely at 55

2015-08-21 17:18

A Fin24 user wants to retire when he reaches 55 years of age, but is not sure if that is regarded as early retirement.

Salary increases better spent on retirement - expert

2015-08-19 18:03

Most employees use salary increases to improve their current lifestyle rather than to increase their retirement fund contribution, warns an expert.

What you need to know about retirement

2015-07-28 18:39

According to SA National Treasury, only 6% of the population will have enough money to retire comfortably, without having to change their standard of living.

Aggressive investment needed for retirement

2015-07-16 17:29

Loss aversion - selling during market downturns - destroys value, cautions an expert.

Leading financial planner shares his top 10 savings tips

2015-07-16 00:01

“To achieve financial freedom, you need to defer some of today’s consumption for tomorrow’s use,” according to the PSG Financial Planner of the Year 2015.

Don’t make these investing mistakes – Satrix

2015-07-13 15:21

You work hard for your money so it’s important to know what mistakes to avoid when investing it. Satrix explains what not to do when trying to grow your capital.

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.


Why dividends help you to invest better

2015-10-05 18:38

Do you have sufficient funds for retirement? Portfolio manager Schalk Louw shares how high dividend shares benefit your financial planning.

How to choose between a Pension Fund and a RA

2015-09-30 09:41

Don't know where to start? Here are 3 very effective ways in which you can save up for retirement.

Downscaling to improve retirement

2015-09-02 17:18

Parents whose grown children have left home often find it difficult to sell their large family homes because of the memories attached to these properties.

Pension funds owe R20bn in unclaimed benefits

2015-08-20 14:48

It is estimated that retirement funds owe at least 3.5 million people about R20bn in benefits that remain unclaimed, says the deputy registrar of pension funds.

What you should know about your retirement fund

2015-08-02 15:00

Most employed South Africans have some form of retirement savings, whether it is a provident fund, a pension fund or a retirement annuity.

Financial independence key to happy retirement

2015-07-17 12:42

It is important to understand the difference between financial independence and a secure retirement, explains an expert.

Goal orientated investing for retirement

2015-07-16 14:44

A goal-based investment strategy aimed at meeting needs and obligations will focus on investing in asset classes where the risk of loss is low.

Your first car determines your retirement

2015-07-14 10:46

Your choice of a first car is likely to determine whether you live a life of debt repayments or whether you become a cash buyer and asset owner one day, says an expert.

Earn interest – don’t pay it

2015-07-07 13:50

Interest can be your friend if you’re earning it, and it can be your worst enemy if you’re paying it.

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.

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