Retirement Planning

There’s never been a better time to invest in Africa

Investing in our continent enables much-needed growth and economic development, and can offer strong returns

Institute of Retirement Funds Africa’s (IRFA) conference

Influences that affect the retirement fund ecosystem will be in the spotlight

Default regulations will simplify investment options

'Independent financial advice is still important'

Important for members to be accountable for their own retirement

Your employee pension is often inadequate for your retirement needs

Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is creating vital skills and employment

Retirement fund a reliable constant in members’ lives

Governance is good because the trustees worked in the industry, are fund members and undergo training during the year

High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment

Compliance with pension payments is high, despite high staff turnover

Call to join quest for financial freedom and security

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

Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis

Promoting a culture of saving can help to turn the economy around - particularly for African women

Shortage of UK care homes creates opportunities

There's a growing population of pensioners seeking community retirement

Retirement? Just forget about it!

The only way to avoid poverty when you’re old is to put enough away while you are earning

Match your annuity and expiry date

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

Latest

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.