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How to bring conversations about saving out of the closet

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Aug 2019

Talking about finances at work can seem like a taboo subject, especially given that conversations about salaries, bonuses or saving for retirement usually ta...

How often should employers review their umbrella fund provider?

By Nazia Kahlon on 08 Aug 2019

The 2019 Sanlam Benchmark Survey found that one-third of employers using umbrella funds have never reviewed their provider, while less than half of responden...

How to make your retirement savings last: Common myths debunked

By Shaun Duddy on 01 Jun 2018

There are many risks that need to be overcome to ensure that retirement savings last, says Shaun Duddy, including longevity, inflation and investment risk. I...

PART 8: The role of financial advice in your investment success

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 30 Oct 2017

You wouldn’t gamble with your health by not seeing a professional, why do it with your financial future? Consult an independent financial adviser to help you...

The trick to retiring with enough

By Thandi Ngwane on 20 Jul 2017

We are often asked by clients and prospective clients what the magic trick is that can turn a portion of your income into a comfortable retirement. It is har...

How do I know I’m on track with my retirement savings?

By Jeanette Marais on 03 Jul 2017

It is important to have a goal when you are saving for retirement. Studies show that you need 17 times your final pre-tax salary...

Introducing the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund

By Nazia Kahlon and Saleem Sonday on 31 Mar 2017

Group savings should be an extremely efficient way to prepare for a comfortable retirement. Nazia Suleman and Saleem Sonday discuss how Allan Gray plans to...

The role of financial advice in your investment success

By Nazia Kahlon on 13 Dec 2016

You wouldn’t gamble with your health by not seeing a professional, why do it with your financial future? Consult an independent financial adviser to help you...

How to save for a comfortable retirement

By Wanita Isaacs on 31 Mar 2016

How much is enough to save for a comfortable retirement? Wanita Isaacs unpacks the concepts of ‘enough’ and ‘comfortable’ in the context of this distant,...

February: Don’t miss out on your 2015/2016 tax breaks

By Jeanette Marais on 18 Feb 2016

The end of the tax year is fast approaching – but there is still time to take advantage of some of the incentives the government has put in place to encourag...

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