Nearly half of SA's workforce estimated to have no retirement plan - survey

2018-10-02 06:20

About 41% of economically active South Africans are estimated not to have a retirement plan, according to a survey by 10X Investments.

10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan: Clients' ignorance is fund managers' bliss

2018-09-09 14:30

10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan tells Fin24 how a Cape Town-based group of retirement specialists managed to impress the biggest trade union in the country.

WOMEN NEED TO PLAN THEIR OWN FUTURE!

2018-09-05 15:00

LIFE is good when you have an income to rely on, isn’t it?

6 important elements every financial plan should have

2018-08-26 19:45

One needs a "full-circle" understanding of what your financial plan is, says an expert, who provides six important components to include.

BOOK REVIEW: What happens to wealth as populations age?

2018-08-16 05:45

Economic growth of both the poorest decile and the top 1% has been lifted, but not the middle class, says Ian Mann. What happens when wealth isn't simply transferred across generations?

Take a financial wellness day off

2018-07-17 16:38

Not all companies have caught on to the impact of financial stress on their employees, according to Lettie Mzwinila, business development manager at Allan Gray.

Saving is only getting harder in SA – economist

2018-07-12 06:26

South Africa's current economic conditions mean it will only get harder to save for the future, yet savings are sorely needed, says an economist.

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan trusts machines to manage all of his pension savings - here's why

2018-06-18 12:07

The NMRQL unit trust manages money using big data and algorithms.

How to be be debt-free by retirement

2018-05-09 22:55

From at least the age of 45, debt repayments should be a top priority so that you have enough time to boost your retirement fund contributions, says a financial adviser at Liberty.

Seven steps to get closer to financial freedom

2018-05-01 16:12

An individual can still start to make a difference to his or her own personal finances by taking seven essential steps, according to an expert at Old Mutual.

 

Spent too much money living your best life? Here's how to right the financial wrongs you made in your 20s

2018-09-17 12:49

Adulting is not fun but it's time to focus on investing, saving and your retirement.

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

2018-09-09 12:58

Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday.

Why women need to save more for retirement than men do

2018-09-01 13:48

Women need to build retirement savings while earning less than men and having less time to accumulate funds.

These regulations aim for better savings value

2018-08-22 12:15

A serious issue is the reality that only 6% of South Africans are financially independent when they retire, says an expert.

Could you afford to live for 200 years and be married for 170?

2018-07-18 16:24

Scientists predict the first person to live to 200 has already been born, but what would this mean for saving, marriage contracts and more?

Public servants cash out pension then return to work, report finds

2018-07-12 07:43

A report by the public service commission has observed a "lack of control" of resignations by public servants to cash out their pensions.

South Africans are saving, but not for education and retirement – research

2018-07-11 15:00

South Africans are saving, but their savings aren’t catering for long term goals like education, retirement or even disability cover, research revealed.

Forget early retirement — people who saved enough money to travel for weeks or years say a 'mini-retirement' is just as rewarding

2018-06-11 12:10

Early retirement isn't always feasible. Instead, some opt for a mini-retirement, a series of meaningful respites throughout life away from your career instead of a final retirement at the end.

Weighing in on tax-free savings accounts and retirement annuities

2018-05-08 18:55

A Fin24 user wants to invest in a tax-free savings account and also has questions about retirement annuities.

10 common investment mistakes that can ruin your retirement

2018-04-22 20:00

Investment expert Steven Nathan lists 10 common retirement investment mistakes and how to avoid them.

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