Tag - Retirement

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 After interviewing thousands of retirement fund members and pensioners, the survey found that where people had withdrawn retirement...

Five steps to sustainably grow your wealth

Middle and upper-class South Africans are earning more than enough to afford comfortable lifestyles, but they need to come to terms with the trade-offs required to ensure that their lifestyles are sustainable well into a long retirement. Andrew Bradley, chief executive officer at Old Mutual Wealth (OMW), says despite the burgeoning growth in this...