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Pensioners lose out to ‘greedy’ firms
Pensioners lose out to ‘greedy’ firms
Pension fund industry players continue to profit from the R42-billion owed to the four million South Africans still waiting to be paid their...
Prescribed assets a ‘bad call’
Prescribed assets a ‘bad call’
As the country’s state-owned entities (SOEs) buckle under the weight of their debt — and reap the results of years of mismanagement and...
How to compare investment fees
How to compare investment fees
Investors are becoming increasingly aware of the (catastrophic) effect that high investment fees can have on their retirement lump sum. But this...
Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
While the Mpati commission continues to deal with claims of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) abuses, a Bill aimed at curbing them is allegedly...
Important for members to be accountable for their own retirement
Important for members to be accountable for their own retirement
More than 50% of members retire on 20% or less of their final salary before retirement, according to findings from the latest Member Watch analysis...
Retirement fund fracas splits Amcu
Retirement fund fracas splits Amcu
The battle for control of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has shifted to its members’ retirement savings. And Amcu...
RAF, Medscheme marriage under the spotlight
RAF, Medscheme marriage under the spotlight
A multimillion-rand contract between Medscheme and the Road Accident Fund (RAF) is at the centre of an investigation after a whistle-blower alleged...
Moses Kgosana resigns from Alexander Forbes amid Gupta allegations
Moses Kgosana resigns from Alexander Forbes amid Gupta allegations
The former KPMG chief executive accused of having a cosy relationship with the Gupta family has resigned from his post at Alexander Forbes Africa...
A 'new wave' of companies could list on JSE, says Goldman Sachs
A 'new wave' of companies could list on JSE, says Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs Group, which was the top underwriter of initial public offerings (IPOs) last year, expects new listings in South Africa to jump for...
Investing for inflation: Part Two
Investing for inflation: Part Two
The first choice for most retirees is to purchase an inflation-linked annuity that will pay a set income for life that increases with inflation....
Pension-fraud kingpin to pay back R18,6-million
Pension-fraud kingpin to pay back R18,6-million
A 61-year-old man who was found guilty of fraud on Monday was ordered to pay back R18,6-million in compensation, SABC radio news reported on...
Identity-theft fraud on the rise
Identity-theft fraud on the rise
Fraud related to identity theft cost South African businesses R276-million in the first three months of 2008, said Alexander Forbes Insurance on...

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