IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 15 December 2017

LOCAL NEWS - What the amendments to the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill mean - Is your nest egg JustEnough to afford a nest in a retirement village? - Complex pension trends are leaving retirees cash-strapped - Gigaba to assess damages to pension funds caused by Steinhoff saga - Change from spender to saver for peace of mind at retirement - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Vanguard launches retirement funds for the young - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Sars: Tough economic times undercut tax returns - Global growth set to continue in 2018

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IRFA DISPATCH: Tuesday, 05 December 2017

LOCAL NEWS - Retirement savings vulnerable to tax increases - The (not so bright) future of retirement for South Africans calls for more savings - Lessons from retirees who got it right - How have balanced passive funds been performing? - Re-engineering retirement plans for better outcomes - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Steelworkers lured into transferring millions out of pension funds - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Slower growth likely

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IRFA Dispatch - Wednesday 29 November 2017

LOCAL NEWS - Retirement funds scorecard left out of Financial Sector Code - Let’s be frank about retirement - Your guide to saving for retirement - Can you rely on your home to fund your retirement? INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Millennials will have similar pensions to baby boomers, says report - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Too many plans, little implementation harming SA’s economy Why bother saving?

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IRFA DISPATCH: Thursday, 23 November 2017

LOCAL NEWS - ‘Crisis of unsustainable retirement income visible within next decade’ - A retirement rule of thumb is not for everyone - How to retire comfortably - PFA orders fund to relook its decision Choose your own retirement adventure - Tax deductions attract investors to new Fairtree Capital Hospitality Fund - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - State pension changes have forced those born in 1950s into financial hardship

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

LOCAL NEWS - Living annuitants will not leave a legacy unless essential spending is covered - The risk in taking too little risk in a living annuity - Most SA retirees risk running out of money - Patience is a virtue Could pension funds be compelled to invest in infrastructure? - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Pensions regulator names employers taken to court over breaches - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Tired of paying tax?

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