IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 21 August 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Retirement funding: what retirees regret most - Give gov't your pension funds or have the country turn to the IMF? No need for either, says DA - Divorce and the negotiation for pension benefits Prescribed asset requirements and what it could mean for your hard-earned pension fund - OPINION: For most South Africans, retirement is not leisure time - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - WORK TILL YOU DROP State pension age should rise to 75 from 68, report says – raising fears some workers will NEVER retire UK elderly suffer worst poverty rate in Western Europe

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IRFA DISPATCH: Thursday, 8 August 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Should you be able to opt out of Regulation 28? - Is it time to switch your RA? - How should employers decide what benefits to offer their members? - Marriott Solutions for Retirement - How would retrenchment affect your financial well-being? - HARRY JOFFE: How to inherit retirement fund benefits tax efficiently - How your group life cover and personal insurance work together - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Canadian pension fund plans to set up a credit arm in India - Japanese pension funds put record amounts into alternatives

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

LOCAL NEWS - South Africans continue to work in retirement - How you can hack your retirement plan OPINION: ‘Wealth’, not ‘retirement’, will induce millennials to save - Employee benefits must keep pace with a dynamic workforce - State pension fund was in the dark about Ayo transaction - GEPF looks to invest more offshore - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Pension contributions: How to amass £100,000 by age of 60 - how much to save each month - Pensions redress process coming to an end

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 10 July 2019

LOCAL NEWS - How to check that your retirement savings are invested in good causes rather than bad Prescription for retirement savings — what's to worry about? - Early signs retirement regulations are working Before paying death benefits, retirement funds must check that a dependant is still dependant - TCF takes centre stage - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Chicago Boosts Pension Payments, Only to See Debt Keep Growing OUT OF INTEREST… Four simple investment behaviours that can help you tame emotions

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IRFA DISPATCH: Thursday, 4 July 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Financial institutions bill gives reason for optimism over umbrella funds - Prescribed assets requirement may well hit pension savings - How should you invest after retirement? - More employers fail to pay salary deductions to pension funds - Annuity choices in retirement - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Prescribed assets requirement may well hit pension savings - OUT OF INTEREST… - South Africans are not saving enough – what now?

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