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Half of South Africans are unprepared for retirement

22 Oct 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   49
Technically, 49% have no pension plan – and women are less prepared than men.

Threat of prescription is overstated: Asisa

6 Oct 2020 /  Leon Campher   18
'Retirement funds would consider investing in well-structured viable infrastructure projects.'

Eating a R1 million dinner

26 Sep 2020 /  Yanga Nozibele   16
But what if you knew that your weekly takeout meals could be worth an extra million rand in your retirement pot?

Should I use most of my provident fund as capital in a new business?

25 Sep 2020 /  Jesse Morgans  
Quantify the business risks: this represents the majority of your pension, and you don't have time on your side to build it up again.

Prescribed assets not necessarily a train wreck

3 Sep 2020 /  Adriaan Kruger and Izak Odendaal   36
Scraping away emotional arguments reveals few changes in investment options, for now.

Prescribed assets is not the answer – Alexander Forbes

6 Aug 2020 /  Larry Claasen   15
Government should rather consider impact investing.

Plans to refocus on Eskom debt when Covid-19 dust settles

4 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane   10
Cosatu’s proposal to relieve Eskom of R250bn of its debt using state pension funds was at the centre of earnest discussion at Nedlac.

The cash glide: an alternative to Reg 28?

20 May 2020 /  Stealthy Wealth   16
A theory on paper: a life-stage retirement-saving model allocating everything to equities and not reinvesting dividends.

Can I still invest in an RA at 50?

9 Apr 2020 /  Michael Haldane  
Yes, there is no age limit on retirement annuity contributions.

You can get a better guaranteed pension today than before the crash

4 Apr 2020 /  Wynand Gouws    22
This presents retirees and some investors in living annuities with a window of opportunity amidst the current crisis.

Is putting my pension in a money maximiser account best?

2 Apr 2020 /  Jesse Morgans  
Holding your pension fund in cash for an indefinite period could lead to longevity risk in your investment capital.

Pensions play: The absurdity of a citizen bailout for the state

13 Mar 2020 /  Mike Schüssler   49
Government wanting to solve its funding crises using peoples' retirement savings is wrong on so many levels …

How much can you safely draw from your living annuity?

13 Dec 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   29
It may be less than you think.

People save little, but have high expectations of retirement income

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

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