In the final episode of Change in your Pocket, we highlight the importance of dealing with various admin issues before you get married.
Category - Retirement
The Government Employees Pension Fund has issued a notice to members and pensioners that the new Taxation Laws Amendment Act will not affect their pensions or benefits.
With retirement legislation set to change from 1 March 2016, high-earners may be affected by the newly introduced annual contribution cap of R350 000.
When you resign from your job and cash in your pension, the tax is worked out on a sliding scale ‒ and it is high.
Not many people think about using their year-end bonus as an additional voluntary contribution (AVC) to their retirement fund. Here's why you should.
National Treasury has confirmed that the long-awaited retirement reform will go ahead on 1 March 2016. What does this mean for you?
In Episode 5 of Change in your Pocket, we look at the various options available when it comes to saving money for your retirement.
National Treasury recently released its latest paper on retirement reform entitled "Retirement reform: lowering charges and improving market conduct" in which it makes recommendations for default retirement options which will provide a...
Debt is the main reason people withdraw their retirement benefits when changing jobs, according to key findings of the 2015 Sanlam Benchmark Survey, a comprehensive annual review of South Africa’s retirement industry. After interviewing...
For most people, cost is a primary consideration in almost every purchase decision. Except, it seems, when it comes to critical financial decisions, such as buying a savings or investment product. Many South African retirement investors...