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Changing jobs and your pension...

People change jobs and move from one company to another for various reasons and each company move requires you to manage your pension fund or provident fund but what are the implications when you change jobs before retirement age and what is the best way to ensure...

Unclaimed Benefits > Data Fact...

We receive a number of emails regarding Emails and contacts received from either unclaimedbenefits.co.za or datafactory.co.za asking us to assist with any unclaimed benefits claims. This is what we know about them: The Data Factory is a licensed Financial services...

How to Claim your portion of u...

Many of South Africa’s pension fund Administrators hold large sums of money (In excess of R20 Billion) in preservation funds from members who have not claimed their benefits and according to the act these unclaimed benefits mustl be distributed to the member or...

Funeral Insurance For Pensione...

Contrary to popular belief people over the age of 65 can still be covered for funeral expenses and in some cases, funeral insurance can still be taken out out on people up to the age of 75 years old. The benefit of having a funeral insurance policy is to have cash...

Are South Africa’s Insur...

For the Insurance Companies in South Africa, the future looks very rose in my estimation, particularly when I see the furious competition among both short term and Life Insurance companies. Are they desperately seeking market share? It would appear so. Everywhere you...

Over Fifty Life Insurance

When economic hard times hit like they have in recent years, the very first things that many people allow to lapse are their Life Insurance policies and depending on the type of Life Insurance you had, either has a cash value or no cash value. It is important to...

Is your Life Insurance costing...

The Life Insurance Industry and the Insurance companies in general are scrambling for market share and spending an incredible amount of money on advertising with all sorts of promises and incentives to lure you away from your current Life Insurer, and while this...
recent from 10 The Cost of Retirement is increasing
The Cost of Retirement is increasing Assessing your retirement portfolio is critical to maintaining the correct level of savings and acceptable risk on your portfolio as we near retirement. The World we live in changes constantly, inflation changes, interest rates change and new retirement investments products come onto the market regularly,...
recent from 3 Changing jobs and your pension fund options
Changing jobs and your pension fund options People change jobs and move from one company to another for various reasons and each company move requires you to manage your pension fund or provident fund but what are the implications when you change jobs before retirement age and what is the best way to ensure that your tax liability is minimised. If...
recent from 5 Retirement investing in low growth environments
Retirement investing in low growth environments Low growth environments like those we are experiencing now make the choice of retirement investments increasingly important if we are to enjoy any real growth. Retirement investments like retirement annuities in low growth cycles need to be selected by carefully evaluating the fee structures of the RA...
recent from 17 Funeral Insurance For Pensioners
Funeral Insurance For Pensioners Contrary to popular belief people over the age of 65 can still be covered for funeral expenses and in some cases, funeral insurance can still be taken out out on people up to the age of 75 years old. The benefit of having a funeral insurance policy is to have cash instantly available to cover the cost of a...