IRFA Dispatch



IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 5 December 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Caution…Default Regulations ahead - Don’t just plan for retirement, plan for a long life - The true cost of delaying your retirement planning - In these difficult times should South Africans include the rest of Africa in their retirement savings? - State pension fund hit by R7.4bn in write-offs - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Global retirement crisis is main threat to investment industry, warn chiefs Pension schemes to provide online data ‘dashboards’ for UK savers - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - SA escapes recession, but …

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 7 November 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Your children are not your retirement plan - How employers can protect vulnerable employees’ retirement savings Is saving in a retirement fund really worth it? - SA’s twisted history of pension fund plunder - The cost of dipping into savings Women tend to be at a disadvantage in retirement - A simple way to save without really noticing it - INTERNATIONAL NEWS Pension funds fail to insulate against climate-change risks - Australian regulators call for more powers to police retirement funds sector

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IRFA DISPATCH: Friday, 2 November 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Spend the Income and not the capital to ensure a long-lasting retirement - Accessing your RA in the case of a permanent disability - How does Tax impact retirement savings - Financial decisions you need to make at retirement - Investec’s Koseff own retirement plans mirrors the changing face of retirement - So far so good when it comes to RDR - Why women are better investors – Study - How to improve SA’s pension system - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - 401(k) rule change would ease small companies’ path to joint plans - The difference between the best and worst superannuation funds - Are retirement schemes sufficient for Malaysians?

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IRFA DISPATCH: Wednesday, 12 September 2018

LOCAL NEWS - Our take on US order to ease retirement regulations - Will your money last as long as you do? - Core principles of a drawdown strategy - Living annuity drawdown rate remains stable at 6.6% Offshore retirement structures offer an array of investment options for SA investors - How should I invest a lump-sum? - Duties of a trustee - Monitor your pension fund - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - How to manage your pension pots in the age of frequent job moves - Growth in Asia-Pac pension fund assets outpaces global rate - OUT OF INTEREST NEWS - Government working on reforms to lift economic growth, Nene assures

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