Tag - preservation fund

Sleepwalking to 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 reasonable retirement solution to those individuals who don't want to be actively engaged in their retirement...

The impact of debt on our retirement

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 After interviewing thousands of retirement fund members and pensioners, the survey found that where people had withdrawn retirement...

The truth about retirement reform

Setting the record straight in terms of how the government’s proposed retirement reforms will affect you. Over the last few weeks vested interests have tried to create fear and confusion around the proposed retirement reform. Between unions flexing their political muscle and alternative investment products trying to convince people not to...