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Bid to free up unclaimed pension benefits

The liquidator of a pension fund is attempting to overturn a regulation that effectively ties up unclaimed benefits in perpetuity. The implications of a success... Read Story

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Plan to nudge you to preserve retirement savings

The Treasury’s Olano Makhubela explained to pension lawyers recently the government’s thinking on some deviations from its original plans for retire... Read Story

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Retirement funds ‘continue to misbehave’

Muvhango Lukhaimane, the Pension Funds Adjudicator, recently told pension lawyers that some funds and administrators continue to break the law with impunity.

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Bid to free up unclaimed pension benefits
March 20 2015 at 18:32

The liquidator of a pension fund is attempting to overturn a regulation that effectively ties up unclaimed benefits in perpetuity. The implications of a successful application will be far-reaching.

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Plan to nudge you to preserve retirement savings
March 6 2015 at 19:51

The Treasury’s Olano Makhubela explained to pension lawyers recently the government’s thinking on some deviations from its original plans for retirement reform.

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Retirement funds ‘continue to misbehave’
March 6 2015 at 19:48

Muvhango Lukhaimane, the Pension Funds Adjudicator, recently told pension lawyers that some funds and administrators continue to break the law with impunity.

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Dream of a happy retirement?
February 27 2015 at 20:01

Book now for the one-day Ready Set Retire conference to be held around the country in March.

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You can delay retirement, but not for too long
February 27 2015 at 19:43

Maximum age may be introduced for all funds

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Widow denied pension because she ‘didn’t exist’
February 20 2015 at 20:15

A woman who may have qualified for a pension did not receive anything because her late husband failed to inform the fund he had remarried.

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Your living annuity mustn’t die before you do
February 13 2015 at 20:08

Some smaller asset managers are challenging the prevailing focus on total returns, saying high income yield on an investment is what you need in your retirement.

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Live your best retirement
February 13 2015 at 20:12

The Personal Finance Alexander Forbes Ready Set Retire one-day conference takes place around the country in March. Don’t miss out!

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Grindrod challenges ‘before-after’ mindset
February 13 2015 at 20:06

The prevailing retirement-funding mindset is to save a lump-sum “for” retirement, but a better approach is to provide an income “through” retirement, argues Grindrod.

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Your pension savings: don’t resign!
February 13 2015 at 20:05

Thousands of civil servants continue to give up their jobs because they wrongly believe that, from March 1, they won’t be allowed to withdraw their retirement savings as a cash lump sum.

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