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Smart investing to beat longevity risk

Investors come to a balanced fund because they want growth

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

OUTvest ‘fires shots’ at the industry

New offering has all the retirement annuity features, but charges rock-bottom fees

Nearly half of SA’s workforce has no retirement plan — survey

Fewer than 50% of the respondents were aware of how much money they could expect at retirement

High fees erode your investments

New middlemen mean today’s investors are paying more fees than previous generations

Call to join quest for financial freedom and security

Retirement industry stakeholders can improve both the country's retirement and socioeconomic conditions

How not to outlive your cash

Obeying the 4% rule is not always enough to ensure your savings last through retirement

Fees can reduce retirement savings

Small differences in fund management fees can be an investment killer in the long term

Match your annuity and expiry date

A living annuity is a popular retirement choice but it has to be carefully managed

How to lower the costs of retirement

Restructuring the way we save for retirement could halve our costs and a new model that changes preservation rules will dramatically reduce charges.

Unearthing hidden pension costs

The treasury's new adviser, David McCarthy, wants to counter threats to the retirement industry, writes Maya Fisher-French.

Treasury takes aim at savings costs

Compulsory fund preservation and simplifying products are among the options highlighted in the treasury's discussion document.

Retrenchment benefits increase

Those facing retrenchment or retirement can look forward to better tax breaks from this year.

RA’s: Paying for no advice

Beware of throwing the baby out with the bath water. Don't short change your retirement because you are unhappy with your adviser.

Don’t let your RAs disguise over-diversification

Dust off your retirement annuities, scrape away the wrapper and take a long look at the underlying investments, says Imara Asset Management.

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