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‘Retirement crisis could get worse’

8 Mar 2017 /  Ingé Lamprecht   31
Survey shows higher percentage of people would cash in when changing jobs.

Are umbrella funds changing the retirement industry for the better?

28 Feb 2017 /  Patrick Cairns  
And are members seeing the benefit?

How much are you paying for your RA?

15 Feb 2017 /  Patrick Cairns   17
And what value are you getting?

How to calculate your personal inflation rate

7 Feb 2017 /  Ingé Lamprecht   3
Important gauge to determine wealth creation – retirement skills trainer.

Treasury softens stance on performance fees in default portfolios

13 Dec 2016 /  Ingé Lamprecht  
Publishes revised draft regulations for retirement funds.

When will you age out of your career?

10 Dec 2016 /  Ben Steverman, Bloomberg  
Even white-collar workers can’t postpone retirement forever. See how your occupation stacks up.

World’s best-funded pension market has $650bn warning

21 Nov 2016 /  Frances Schwartzkopff, Bloomberg  
People in Denmark haven’t yet grasped they'll lose money if their banks or the investments their funds make, fail.

Living and guaranteed annuities: why either or?

18 Nov 2016 /  Ingé Lamprecht   3
There is another option.

EVENT: Retire Well Masterclass

8 Nov 2016 /  Moneyweb  
Learn from some of South Africa’s top wealth managers.

Active vs passive funds: what the fees are, and which are lower

8 Nov 2016 /  Mduduzi Luthuli   6
Reader’s question answered.

Accessing pension lump sums on early retirement: rules and tips

7 Nov 2016 /  Mduduzi Luthuli   12
I want to make a query regarding to lump sum withdrawals. In 2014, at 54, my dad resigned from his job at Eskom after 39 years and ten months service, as he was drowning in debt. His pension fund was worth R1.8 million when he submitted the resignation letter. He received a lump sum payment of R594 000. He paid his bond, did renovations to his home and paid other debts off, but not all of them. He receives R5 800 every month from Eskom and it's not enough to maintain his lifestyle. He is starting to make debts left, right and centre.  Is it possible for him to withdraw some money from his pension fund that was left and how much can he withdraw? What I fail to understand is, he wanted to take all his pension money and pay the penalties if there were any, but they refused to give him the money. What he was told was he can only get all his money if he left his post for another job, not if he would be sitting around doing nothing. Can you please provide me with some advice? This is putting strain on my family.  

Numsa Investment Co. to create umbrella retirement fund

20 Oct 2016 /  Prinesha Naidoo  
Fund, aimed at small factories, to be based on similar model to joint venture with 10X Investments.

How do you plan for a new career in retirement?

20 Oct 2016 /  Patrick Cairns   2
Reader's questions answered.

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