Making smart choices about your savings throughout your life can help you retire comfortably. A comfortable retirement starts with saving as soon as you can and ends with you carefully managing your retirement fund to ensure a steady income once you have retired.
It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Every little bit you save counts and these savings will grow over time to secure a solid nest egg so that you can enjoy a comfortable retirement.
What ‘retirement’ picture do you have in mind?
Research shows that the average South African is simply not saving enough for retirement and has a pension that provides just 28% of their living costs. This is why so many people are dependent on family and friends when they retire.
Out of every 100 people who retire in South Africa
Tools to help you save for retirement
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Six steps for successful retirement planning
How do you make sure that you’ve saved enough to enter your retirement years feeling confident and secure? Keep it simple with these six steps.
Changing jobs: don’t touch your pension
Gone are the days when people stayed in one job for life. Job changes should, however, not impact your financial planning.
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