IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Divorce order for payment of pension interest not applicable for marriages out of community of property - Should you consolidate your discretionary money with your pension money? - Boost your retirement savings by reducing your monthly tax burden - Understanding the Twin Peaks architecture Rise of ‘grey’ divorce is forcing a financial reckoning after 50 - Will umbrella funds become the default in retirement fund management? - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - UK pensions industry faces ‘fundamental shift’ CHICAGO - Consolidating pension funds in Illinois a smart way to sop up the red ink - NIGERIA - Regulators move to implement new pension guidelines - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Where are we heading to?

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 6 April 2018

LOCAL NEWS - The fundamental problem with retirement funds - A retirement plan few will tell you about Concern about non-compliant tax practitioners - Bolster your retirement savings by reducing your monthly tax burden - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Emergency savings seen as a way to better protect retirement nest eggs Bigger pension funds must work for savers - Asset managers snub UK pension fund code on fees

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IRFA DISPATCH: Monday, 19 March 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Putting a stop to pension fund graft - The benefits of increasing offshore exposure in post-retirement - Retirement funds and divorce - New annuity range has longevity protection - 10 facts about SA fund managers you should know - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - The death of retirement is looming – and the fallout will be disastrous

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 16 March 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Big changes for pension funds - Retirement funds and divorce - The gender pay gap and poor retirement outcomes - Improved economic outlook outweighs increase in tax - Budget not kind to retired folk - Your maintenance obligations don’t die with you! - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Tax wrapper choice costing pension funds

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 7 March 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Regulation fuels drastic reduction in stand-alone retirement funds - Life is about to get tougher for small pension funds - Umbrella funds need tougher scrutiny - Here’s what you need to know about tax in retirement - Transfers of tax-free savings accounts take effect - INTERNATIONAL NEWS UK private pension deficits continue to fall - Canada Pension Is Backing Fledgling Hedge Funds - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - SA’s economy expands most in four years in 2017

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