ARTICLES RELATING TO RETIREMENT

Retirement annunities: What happens when you die?

2019-10-10 06:00

An RA differs from other retirement products. Here's how it works - including if you leave loved ones behind.

Sports psychology for investors

2019-08-19 12:09

By comparing winning on the sports field to the notion of ‘winning’ in the investment world, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw identifies some key elements that lead to success (or failure) when the stakes are high.

It’s never too late to save for retirement

2019-08-06 16:49

We need to throw out outdated views about retirement, writes investment expert Simon Brown. Starting with the idea that you can be too late in building wealth and financial independence.

How to DIY your retirement savings if you work in the gig economy

2019-08-05 13:20

Lauren Willoughby outlines five ways gig economy workers can DIY their retirement savings.

Structuring your investments in the run-up to retirement

2019-07-09 14:23

PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw offers three important tips that you can use in the five years before you approach retirement. And they could save you from a lot of sleepless nights.

How to achieve a comfortable retirement

2019-07-03 11:40

Ensuring that you will have enough money to withdraw at retirement is not easy, but finding the right asset allocation to suit your needs and ultimately make your money go further, is a good start.

Mixed reaction from retirement funds on new regulations

2019-06-22 19:15

There has been mixed reaction from retirement funds since new default regulations affecting them came into effect, says the acting CEO of Sanlam Employee Benefits.

Retirement planning: It's not just about the cost, look at the value - CEO

2019-06-16 12:24

Don't look only at the cost of a retirement product at the expense of considering its value, says Viresh Maharaj, chief executive of Sanlam Corporate Sales and Marketing.

Careful consideration required by public servants considering early retirement

2019-05-30 09:50

By Brian Butchart, Managing Director and CFP of Brenthurst Wealth Management.

Making retirement contributions meaningful

2019-05-05 19:45

Most working South Africans rely on the money saved in their employer's retirement fund to provide them with an income in retirement.

 

South Africans could be eating into their pensions too fast - economist

2019-08-31 10:39

Data reflected in the latest BankservAfrica Private Pension Index could be indicating that South Africans getting private pensions are using up the funds faster than they should.

Prescribed asset requirements and what it could mean for your hard-earned pension fund

2019-08-14 15:18

The total value of pension funds in SA is over R4 trillion and a new government policy around prescribed assets could unlock this pot of gold for the government to use for investments.

Tax tips for pensioners

2019-08-06 06:01

The impact of taxes is just as important to consider after retirement as it is while saving for retirement, says an expert at Hobbs Sinclair.

Think in reverse about your retirement savings

2019-07-19 11:05

There is a major gap between expectation and reality when it comes to saving for retirement.

How to stretch your retirement savings

2019-07-05 14:48

The harsh reality is that many people who reach retirement will not be able to make ends meet at the recommended withdrawal rate of between 5% and 6%. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw offers advice on how to try and ensure you don’t come up short.

MONEY CLINIC: Help! What can I do to beef up my retirement savings?

2019-06-28 10:30

Have a money problem that needs solving? Fin24 can help! This month our focus is on savings and how to better manage your budget. Send your question to editor@fin24.com or find the Money Clinic box on the right of our homepage.

Sifiso Skenjana: Sweet to sour at Tongaat (and why 'financial irregularities' impact us all)

2019-06-18 07:00

A trend of financial 'irregularities' among corporates wreaks havoc on the savings prospects of South Africans, including for retirement, says Sifiso Skenjana.

Older employees 9% more financially resilient than younger ones, research shows

2019-06-15 09:00

Big data can address some of the needs not being met by the retirement industry, says Barend le Grange, head of individual member support at Sanlam.

Accessing your pension fund early is like stealing from your future

2019-05-11 08:00

Many South Africans decide to access their pension benefits before retirement without understanding the effects early withdrawals will have, warns an expert.

You'll face two choices at retirement - here's how to sift through your options

2019-05-04 11:30

What you end up doing with your retirement nest egg is one of the most critical financial decisions of your life, as your choice you make will determine your lifestyle for the next 25 to 30 years, says Coronation Investment Specialist Christo Lineveldt.

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