IRFA Dispatch



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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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 4 July 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Millennials ‘not investing in pension funds’ - How much cash should I take at retirement? South African retirement income framework appeals to German actuaries - 'New pension fund regulations will ensure better retirement decisions' - Cashing in now means less cash in retirement - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Leading auto-enrol pension scheme ‘one of worst performers’ - Australian regulator says pension funds misrepresenting 'cash' investments

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