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53 days ago
How different umbrella fund fee structures affect members
How different umbrella fund fee structures affect members

The range of umbrella funds features and fees makes it difficult to compare their costs, Michelle Acton, the principal consultant ...

53 days ago
Saving for retirement is not only about you
Saving for retirement is not only about you
Personal finance

If all working people in South Africa saved an appropriate amount for their retirement, children's education and housing, ...

56 days ago
Should you transfer your UK pension to another country?
Should you transfer your UK pension to another country?
Annuities

People who have contributed to non-state retirement funds in the United Kingdom can now transfer their savings to an approved ...

3 September 2016, 07:00am
Members becoming distanced from their retirement funds
Members becoming distanced from their retirement funds

The more than R2 trillion invested in South Africa's retirement funds should mean that members have significant bargaining power.

17 August 2016, 1:27pm
Default annuities: umbrella funds show the way
Default annuities: umbrella funds show the way

Three umbrella retirement funds have anticipated the introduction of default pensions by allowing members to transfer their ...

30 July 2016, 07:45am
Will your pension fund let you boost what you save?
Will your pension fund let you boost what you save?

Since March 1 this year, you, as a salaried employee and member of an occupational retirement fund, have been able to contribute ...

9 July 2016, 07:00am
Fund can delay paying benefit while criminal charges are investigated
Fund can delay paying benefit while criminal charges are investigated

A retirement fund may delay paying out a withdrawal benefit pending the outcome of a criminal case into whether a member's ...

25 June 2016, 07:10am
So far, no evidence that members lost billions in fund closures
So far, no evidence that members lost billions in fund closures

Sensational headlines and juicy quotes flow freely in the court papers filed in the case brought by the deputy registrar ...

8 June 2016, 10:12am
Why you need to rethink your retirement plan
Why you need to rethink your retirement plan
Personal finance

Changes to the laws governing retirement funds and how your retirement savings are taxed will force you to revise your financial plan.