IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 12 September 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Our take on US order to ease retirement regulations - Will your money last as long as you do? - Core principles of a drawdown strategy - Living annuity drawdown rate remains stable at 6.6% Offshore retirement structures offer an array of investment options for SA investors - How should I invest a lump-sum? - Duties of a trustee - Monitor your pension fund - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - How to manage your pension pots in the age of frequent job moves - Growth in Asia-Pac pension fund assets outpaces global rate - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Government working on reforms to lift economic growth, Nene assures

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 10 August 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Survey highlights women’s retirement insecurities - You won’t retire financially secure if you don’t preserve - Can pension fund money do more? Tax implications of working overseas - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Forecast pensions surplus brings payout hope for thousands of retirees - Pension firms profit from slowdown in life expectancy growth - End of pension fund tax break looms over Treasury market

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IRFA DISPATCH: Tuesday, 7 August 2018

LOCAL NEWS - TCF proves to be the pension industry’s bugbear - Women: How to take control of your financial destiny - Liberty trying to trace members of funds closed in error Is consolidation treating customers fairly? - Government pension fund has R1.6bn in unclaimed benefits - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Pension ‘dippers’ face tax relief shock Forecast pensions surplus brings payout hope for thousands of retirees

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IRFA DISPATCH: Tuesday, 17 July 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Pension fund defaults should not detract from individual retirement planning for members Why your retirement dreams are crashing around you - Sable Offshore Living Annuity frees up captured retirement pots -INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Government’s pension proposal would hit the ‘squeezed middle’ Pensions dashboard could be scrapped - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Save yourself a better future

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 13 July 2018

LOCAL NEWS - South Africans are saving, but not for education and retirement – research - Public servants cash out pension then return to work, report finds - Why optimism about South Africa is not enough to kick-start a strong savings culture - The Ultimate Guide to Retirement in SA now available nationally Saving is only getting harder in SA – economist - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Self-employed are the pension world’s great unsolved dilemma - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - SA may go into technical recession - Mike Schüssler - Key shift in thinking and behaviour needed to ensure South Africans secure their financial futures

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