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Six steps to reaching your retirement destination

2017-08-17 11:11

The journey to retirement will come with its share of sacrifices. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw shares six steps that will make it all worth it once you reach your destination.

Time to take control

2017-08-14 01:02

A recent survey by 10X Investments found that many women are not prepared for retirement as they have been reliant on their partners for their financial security.

Saving to retire comfortably is possible

2017-07-25 18:04

Only the right financial provisions will ensure that retirees can remain financially stable during their golden years, says the head of Old Mutual Corporate Consultants.

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Your golden years are supposed to be a happy eventuality, but they could be dark if you fail to save for them, warns Old Mutual Personal Finance advice manager Priya Naicker.

Your golden years are supposed to be a happy eventuality, but they could be dark if you fail to save for them, warns Old Mutual Personal Finance advice manager Priya Naicker.

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How to ensure you don't outlive your retirement savings

2017-07-20 05:00

Over 90% of retirees are left with insufficient income, as people live longer and fail to plan properly. Here are ways to help you ensure you don't run out of your retirement savings.

Is retirement natural and inevitable?

2017-07-19 12:55

The concept of stopping to work at a certain age is a fairly recent invention. Yet it’s time for the concept to be re-invented to better suit today’s circumstances.

US declines to No. 17 in global retirement security ranking

2017-07-19 10:40

Retirement security in the US has taken a significant hit in a global ranking, falling three notches to No. 17 among 43 developed countries.

Pensions a major feature in public sector pay talks

2017-07-11 06:00

The need for checks and balances on the administration of public sector pension funds will be a major feature of the looming public sector wage negotiations.

Psyche up for successful retirement saving

2017-07-09 15:57

Look at the relationship between your emotions and your decisions to judge whether your actions are in your best interests or simply reactions to life changes, says an expert.

SA's gross rate of saving at shocking 3%

2017-07-06 12:07

Savings levels of working South Africans is still low at 15%, while the gross rate of savings for the entire population is at a shocking 3%, says an economist.

 

Treasury seeks further delay in provident fund tax change

2017-08-15 17:52

The proposed annuitisation of provident fund benefits, which has been pushed out until 2018, should be postponed by another year, recommends National Treasury.

Thou shalt invest as prescribed

2017-08-07 15:37

The ANC is considering forcing all fund mangers in the country to invest in prescribed assets i.e. government-approved instruments. How would this affect those with pension funds?

What is a good retirement, and how will I know if I’ll get there?

2017-07-24 09:04

It is imperative that retirement funds communicate with their clients in a clear, jargon-free way and explain what a client can do if their investment shrinks or is not growing at the desired rate.

The path to non-retirement

2017-07-20 09:07

The human lifespan is getting longer and longer. What does this mean for those who are putting money away for retirement? And can you imagine doing the same job for over 70 years?

Generation X and retirement

2017-07-19 14:57

Will this be the generation to redefine retirement?

How much do I need to retire comfortably?

2017-07-19 10:55

Everyone wants to retire comfortably, but something many people are unsure about is how much they really need to put away to ensure that they can maintain their standard of living after retiring.

Maybe don’t retire?

2017-07-13 09:59

Since the average human lifespan has increased drastically, many people live for many decades past the current retirement age. Here are some ways to make your money (and health) last.

Economic growth will take squeeze off the Sandwich generation

2017-07-10 12:15

The Sandwich generation - people who support their children and parents and older dependents - is most common among black households, with an incidence of 36%, a survey shows.

Designing pension products better suited for our society

2017-07-06 12:41

Most retirement savings products are aimed at people with a consistent income and who work in the formal economy, thereby excluding the majority of South Africans. This needs to be addressed.

Why you shouldn't cash out when changing jobs

2017-07-01 06:00

The decision to access retirement savings early to ease financial strain has a huge impact on future finances, explains a financial expert.

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