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Alf James

Alf James

    The future must change for women
    The future must change for women
    All stakeholders agree that the glaring gender inequalities that persist in South Africa require urgent attention. However, there is less agreement...
    Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis
    Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis
    The Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) has made a point of working with other stakeholders for the benefit of members of retirement funds...
    Call to join quest for financial freedom and security
    Call to join quest for financial freedom and security
    The 2018 Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) Annual Conference, which is the biggest pensions’ conference on the continent, is the...
    Fund's name change reflects expanded scope
    Fund's name change reflects expanded scope
    The year 2017 has been an important one in the history of the Transport Sector Retirement Fund, with both a name change and an expansion in the...
    Truck stop aligns fund and member interests
    Truck stop aligns fund and member interests
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund looks at responsible investing differently from many in the retirement fund industry, according to Joe...
    Driving empowerment for an inclusive economy
    Driving empowerment for an inclusive economy
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund is committed to the ongoing transformation of South Africa’s economy to become more inclusive, by supporting...
    Reducing risk as members reach retirement age
    Reducing risk as members reach retirement age
    When Novare Actuaries & Consultants started providing investment consulting and advisory services to the Transport Sector Retirement Fund in 2013...
    Investment strategy directed by clear policy
    Investment strategy directed by clear policy
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund has assets of R5.8-billion, which are carefully invested in compliance with the fund’s investment policy...
    Conference celebrates 30-year partnerships
    Conference celebrates 30-year partnerships
    Besides hosting informative presentations, networking opportunities, business dialogues, panel discussions, Master Classes in retirement funding...
    How to ensure you have built an adequate nest egg
    How to ensure you have built an adequate nest egg
    While investors are constantly reminded to take a long-term perspective when it comes to saving for retirement, the years leading up to retirement...
    Much still to do for SA women to achieve financial freedom
    Much still to do for SA women to achieve financial freedom
    Only 28% of senior management roles in South Africa are held by women according to the latest Women in Business report. Twenty-three years into our...
    Assets under management growth by black asset managers slows
    Assets under management growth by black asset managers slows
    Increased attention on building brand awareness and embracing new technologies such as social media should be adopted by black asset manager...