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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.


      Your first car determines your retirement

      Jul 14 2015 10:46

      Your choice of a first car is likely to determine whether you live a life of debt repayments or whether you become a cash buyer and asset owner one day, says an expert.


      Wanted: financial industry altruism

      Jun 05 2015 15:57

      Profit will follow if the financial services sector creates social value, says Walter van der Merwe.


      Four retirement myths

      Jun 23 2015 19:48

      Ensuring a steady income stream sufficient to meet your needs in retirement is the most important and the most elusive aspect of retirement planning, says an expert.


      Employees want lower pay for better retirement contribution

      Jun 20 2015 08:00

      Increasingly, employees are asking their companies to take more off their salaries to strengthen their pension contribution, according to Sanlam.


      Bleak outlook for SA retirees

      Jun 19 2015 07:45

      Cashing in on pension savings is one of the biggest reasons why only 25% of South Africans will be able to maintain their standard of living in retirement, research shows.


      No magic retirement number

      May 12 2015 17:09

      If there really was some magic number for how much money one would need to have invested to retire comfortably, one would likely not need a financial adviser.


      The role of retirement funds in infrastructure investments

      Apr 02 2015 16:16

      Advertorial: China's economic growth would not have been possible without the sheer level of capital infrastructure investment undertaken by its government.


      Retirement planning is more than investing

      Mar 25 2015 13:46

      Retirement is really about a whole lot more than just saving, diversifying and investing for the long term, says an expert.


      MPs should study pension fund boom, says Nene

      Mar 24 2015 18:30

      The multitude of pension funds for municipal government staff should be discussed and debated by parliament's finance committee, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.


      Four things few realise about retirement

      Feb 20 2015 17:06

      Retirement means something different to everyone and there are four things many people are not aware of about the topic, says and expert.

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