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SA’s retirement fund best practice winners announced

The Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) announced its Best Practice Awards last week at the KZN ICC. The IRFA awarded Gold Standard Certificates to a number of entries who achieved the required level of excellence, with a Best In Class trophy awarded in five categories.
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No need to fear retirement fund reforms

Retirement fund members’ fears about Government’s proposed retirement reforms need to be allayed. That is the view of Michelle du Toit, principal consultant at Old Mutual Corporate, who says that the rights of retirement fund members are completely protected, and the rumours currently circulating about members’ savings being locked up, taken or used elsewhere, are simply not true.
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Will you enjoy a comfortable retirement?

People are not ready to retire comfortably. Statistics show that 51% of South Africa’s pensioners can’t make ends meet and that a third of them do not have enough cover for medical expenses.
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Upcoming conference on retirement funds

Under the headline “Lighting the future towards a comprehensive social security” the IRFA Annual Conference from 17 to 19 August 2014 will deal with pressing issues pertaining to the implementation of National Treasury retirement reform policies that come into effect on 1 March 2015, and provide insight on how South Africa will be moving towards creating tomorrow’s legacy in comprehensive social security.