retirement planning

 
Institute of Retirement Funds Africa's (IRFA) conference
Institute of Retirement Funds Africa's (IRFA) conference
Keynote speaker Fiona Reynolds, chief executive of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), will explore the concepts of individual and...
Default regulations will simplify investment options
Default regulations will simplify investment options
The implementation of the default regulations to the Pension Funds Act on March 1 2019 will impact on three aspects of an investor’s retirement...
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 a reliable constant in members' lives
Retirement fund a reliable constant in members' lives
The strength of the Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) is the quality of its governance structures and the capability of its board of trustees...
Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment
Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment
Besides its goal of ensuring that once members retire their living standards are maintained, the Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) continually looks for ways to improve members’ livelihoods while they are still actively employed....
High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment
High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment
The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) is operating at around 99% compliance with regards to Section 13A of the Pensions Fund Act,...
Investments focussed on enhancing members' wellbeing
Investments focussed on enhancing members' wellbeing
The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) has a market value of around R7.1-billion, which is attributable to both investment performance and its...
Are fees taking the bonus out of South African smooth bonus funds?
Are fees taking the bonus out of South African smooth bonus funds?
Given the volatile nature of local markets in recent years, smooth bonus funds have increased in popularity among South Africans seeking a more...
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...
Shortage of UK care homes creates opportunities
Shortage of UK care homes creates opportunities
Governments are unable to meet the growing demand for care homes and retirement villages. Over the next 25 years the number of centenarians is...
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.

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