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People save little, but have high expectations of retirement income

8 Nov 2019 /  Amanda Visser   29
Highlighting the importance of awareness and careful planning.

Prescribed assets: Our problem is not money

16 Sep 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   27
We need a new approach to the economy.

Where is it best to invest R3m?

13 Sep 2019 /  Elke Brink  
Several things need to be considered; staying focused on your long-term objective – retirement – is important.

Too little, too late

9 Sep 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   10
South Africans are failing themselves when it comes to retirement planning.

How do I choose the best living annuity, return-wise?

5 Sep 2019 /  Stephen Katzenellenbogen  
Avoid picking funds purely on performance – simply going for last year’s winners or losers isn't a fund-selection process.

This retirement threat is also one of the hardest to manage

3 Sep 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   16
Poor returns at the wrong time can upset your plans.

Should I take up government’s early retirement offer?

30 Aug 2019 /  Devon Card  
A major concern when considering an annuity income relates to the growth rate assumptions.

The holes in employer pension funds

22 Aug 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   29
Many see the benefit as a detraction from their pay rather than a personal-wealth gain – and for good reason.

Getting the best of both worlds in retirement

20 Aug 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   7
Hybrid annuities can now be used within pension funds.

Most women play no role in financial planning

8 Aug 2019 /  Eleanor Becker   3
'Everyone is just surviving day to day, not really thinking about the future and, therefore, not really saving or planning.'

How will I be taxed on unit trust withdrawals?

7 Aug 2019 /  Richus Nel  
Local unit trusts generally attract dividend and interest taxes and possibly capital gains tax on withdrawal.

‘Women make better investors’

2 Aug 2019 /  Eleanor Becker   4
Crue Invest's Devon Card on women's wealth-building challenges, retirement savings, employees pension funds and building emergency funds.

I’m 69 and working. How do I gain more tax relief?

25 Jul 2019 /  Trevor Lee  
A look at how to benefit from medical aid and retirement annuity contributions.

Do the default regulations allow me to transfer my pension fund?

24 Jul 2019 /  Craig Torr  
Yes – but consider investment fees, fund performance, risk tolerance and investment horizon.

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