Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
An RA differs from other retirement products. Here's how it works - including if you leave loved ones behind.
If you are of the belief that you don’t need to make the most of the tax benefits associated with your retirement annuity before retirement, think again. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why.
A retirement annuity offers more than just a tax-efficient way to save for your old age.
In some cases a tax-free savings account may not be the ideal solution for you. Consider the experts’ advice below before rushing off to open one.
PSG Wealth’s David Chard answers some of the key questions investors have when it comes to investing in an retirement annuity.
National Treasury has gazetted new retirement fund regulations that will ensure members of retirement funds get good value for their savings and be able to retire comfortably.
By increasing your retirement fund contributions, you can lower the amount of money you need to pay to the South African Revenue Service.
There was much debate in 2011 when Treasury decided retirement annuities also have to comply with some regulations of the Pension Funds Act. But in turbulent times this factor is often a blessing in disguise.
Traditional retirement annuities are notoriously inflexible and it is difficult for the investor to find out what fees they are paying. But this is not the case with new-generation Linked Investment Platforms.
In an exclusive interview on the 19th of August 8AM, we talk to 10X CEO Steven Nathan about the effects your fees actually have on your retirement investment.
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.
It is vital that trustees of retirement funds understand the nature of their responsibility. Key to this is a clear, concise description of the expectations and goals of the stakeholders.
Donna Barnes, head of direct channel at Nedgroup Investments, discusses four ways in which you can ensure that you are on track with your retirement savings.
In reaction to a personal finance article on how to save on tax by diversifying on retirement savings, a Fin24 user raises some aspects with which he does not agree.
Knowing whether you have saved enough for retirement is one of the primary causes of financial anxiety for pre-retirement investors, explains an expert.
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?
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?
There are tax benefits if you structure your retirement annuity in a certain way, explains finweek contributor Schalk Louw.
Jeanette Marais, director of distribution and client service at Allan Gray, answers questions about retirement annuities in Part 5 of our Retirement Guide.
President Jacob Zuma has signed the Revenue Laws Amendment Act into law to postpone annuitisation for provident funds, the National Treasury has announced.
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