IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Thursday, 11 April 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Veil of secrecy to be lifted from retirement savings fees - Government's early retirement plan a golden opportunity, but tread carefully - New retirement cost disclosure standard could be game-changer – expert - Retiring early – how much is enough to own your future? - Cyber security a major blind spot in retirement fund industry – expert - How do you get investors to save more, and for longer? Take care of your passive income - Our heavy tax burden - Transport Sector Retirement Fund invests in collaborative partnership with Hollard to recognise trucking excellence - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - EPFO update: Key factors to keep in mind before switching to higher pension option under EPS - OUT OF INTEREST…Basic tips that can help secure your financial future - Long-term investing in growth assets provides the best returns

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IRFA DISPATCH: Thursday, 4 April 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Regulator finally stands up for those hit by cancelled pensions - COFI Bill… disappointed, irritated and concerned - Retirement planning – questions to answer to live a comfortable life post retirement Pension fund members must complete their own beneficiary forms - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Women running the money? Rarely at hedge funds - UK pension fund body targets consolidation in strategy update

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 27 March 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Retirement fund default regulations - Municipality made to cough up for late pension - More SA investors looking offshore - How can I reduce the costs of my living annuities? - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Workplace pensions face pressure to invest in infrastructure - Why the ethnicity pay gap is even more complicated than gender - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Low inflation confirmation - Now is not the time to avoid investing

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 8 March 2019

LOCAL NEWS - Funding your retirement property – how prepared are you? - 3 steps in the right direction for retirement - Pension Fund rapped for ignoring treating customers fairly rules - The position and rights of trust beneficiaries - Should government tell you what to do with your retirement savings? - Growing ESG Reporting Becomes A Priority For Investors – South Africa’s Stats Look Promising - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Singapore set to raise retirement ages as seniors stay healthier

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IRFA DISPATCH: Monday, 4 March 2019

LOCAL NEWS - D-day is here for the SA retirement industry - Trustees must consider nominees when distributing death benefits - The obligations and responsibilities of trustees - Will the retirement of your dreams be beyond your means? - Retirement planning for age-gap couples - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization plans - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS The BEE code and economic transformation

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