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Brian Molefe petitions Supreme Court over pension payout
Brian Molefe petitions Supreme Court over pension payout
Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has petitioned the Supreme Court to appeal against the High court decision which ruled that he must pay back...
Fat-cat bosses need to slim down
Fat-cat bosses need to slim down
Rules to curb chief executives’ income in the United Kingdom appear to be working, which raises the question: Should South Africa start regulating how top corporate leaders get paid?...
Transnet (and death) cheat aged pensioners out of dignified lives
Transnet (and death) cheat aged pensioners out of dignified lives
The words “certificate for long service” and the number 42 are embossed in gold on the otherwise white document Kgaba-tsetse John Mofokeng holds...
Retirement? Just forget about it!
Retirement? Just forget about it!
Saving for retirement is like trying to solve a tough maths problem – one that few South Africans have succeeded in doing.
State coffers have R456-million in unclaimed pensions
State coffers have R456-million in unclaimed pensions
Thousands of former civil servants have not claimed R456-million in pension money, the Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) said on...
Rainy days, or a rosy view?
Rainy days, or a rosy view?
South Africans don't save, or at least that is what the data always reflects. But with the financial services sector continuing to boom and the...
Gordhan gets tough on pensions
Gordhan gets tough on pensions
The treasury is taking a tough stance on the retirement industry, which it believes has costly fees and is not doing enough to assist people with...
How a deferred compensation scheme works
How a deferred compensation scheme works
Mike asks: I am 60 years old and can work until the age of 65, but because of the current employment situation, I may have to...
Smart investments for pensioners
Smart investments for pensioners
Investors have endured continuously falling short-term interest rates, which are now reaching 30-year-lows. This begs the question as to what...
Five mistakes to avoid when saving for retirement
Five mistakes to avoid when saving for retirement
The average retiree will have generated savings that will purchase a pension of only 30% of the salary they were earning before retirement.
Lowering pension age 'is a risky business'
Lowering pension age 'is a risky business'
It is surprising that South Africa has reduced the retirement age for men qualifying for the social old-age pension to 60, says Ole Settergren, of...

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