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Retirement Calculators

When we start working and and saving towards our retirement, most don’t pay much attention to what is being offered, what will be required at the time of retirement or how much we need in order to retire. Your financial adviser will typically show you...

Why is it becoming more diffic...

The normal age in South Africa to retire is between 60 and 62 years. To qualify for government pension you must be 60. This is quite reasonable as the average life expectancy of a person is 61.2 years. But if you look at the actual data, this information is not quite...

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...

Data Factory Unclaimed Benefit...

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 Data Factory Unclaimed Benefits: The Data Factory is a...

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...

Different types of Life Insura...

There are essentially two different categories of Life Insurance, those that have no investment portion and only pay out a prescribed amount should you die and those that have an investment portion which could form part of any financial planning for retirement. In the...

The Cost of Retirement is incr...

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...

Claiming your share of Surplus...

We are contacted almost every day by people who wish to claim any pension fund surplus that is owing to them and here we outline the procedure that needs to be followed in order to make your claim from surplus pension funds. The Pension Funds that are currently...