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Retirement Provisioning: Solutions for small business employees

Oct 20 2015 16:29

ADVERTORIAL: The earlier business owners realise the importance of offering a retirement fund to their employees, the better, says head of Business Market at Sanlam, Jannie Rossouw.


Should you cash in your pension to pay off debt?

Oct 19 2015 07:44

A young woman recently asked me if it would make sense for her to cash in her pension, settle her debts and start all over again.


How much is your retirement lump sum really worth?

Oct 11 2015 21:00

With the right financial planning before retirement, you can construct a portfolio that guarantees you an income in retirement and provides an inheritance for your heirs.


Downscaling to improve retirement

Sep 02 2015 17:18

Parents whose grown children have left home often find it difficult to sell their large family homes because of the memories attached to these properties.


Use your pension to get a home loan

Aug 30 2015 15:00

Some funds will make a limited amount of cash available for house renovations or purchases, but if you change jobs, the money will have to be repaid.


Pension funds owe R20bn in unclaimed benefits

Aug 20 2015 14:48

It is estimated that retirement funds owe at least 3.5 million people about R20bn in benefits that remain unclaimed, says the deputy registrar of pension funds.


Salary increases better spent on retirement - expert

Aug 19 2015 18:03

Most employees use salary increases to improve their current lifestyle rather than to increase their retirement fund contribution, warns an expert.


What you should know about your retirement fund

Aug 02 2015 15:00

Most employed South Africans have some form of retirement savings, whether it is a provident fund, a pension fund or a retirement annuity.


What you need to know about retirement

Jul 28 2015 18:39

According to SA National Treasury, only 6% of the population will have enough money to retire comfortably, without having to change their standard of living.


Should I invest in a retirement annuity?

Jul 26 2015 19:00

With a focus on Savings Month, readers want to know the best way to start growing their wealth.


Goal orientated investing for retirement

Jul 16 2015 14:44

A goal-based investment strategy aimed at meeting needs and obligations will focus on investing in asset classes where the risk of loss is low.

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