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Retirement coaching: adding value to your practice

When the prospect of full-time retirement looms, your clients will suddenly have many hours of free time to do all those things that they dreamed of during their working life., says Stephan le Roux, CFP®, Financial Planning Coach, Old Mutual Wealth
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A comprehensive guide to retirement planning in South Africa

The concept of retirement has evolved dramatically over the past few decades. Traditionally, it signified the end of an individual’s professional journey. However, in today’s dynamic economic climate, retirement is considered a new beginning, says Kobus Kleyn, CFP®, Tax and Fiduciary Practitioner, Kainos Wealth
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A catalyst for positive change

The Institute of Retirement Funds Africa is an association that represents and promotes the interests of the retirement industry in South Africa and across the continent to the ultimate benefit of the members of retirement funds. Blue Chip spoke to chairperson, Geraldine Fowler.
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The fundamental need for health and behaviour modelling in retirement planning

Through this merging of technology and investment expertise, Cogence is not only the first truly global discretionary fund manager (DFM) in South Africa, but the first DFM globally to add a layer of personalised health and longevity insight to essentially map out every aspect of an individual’s financial plan, says Adrian Gore, CEO, Discovery

Add some “BMT” to your clients’ retirement portfolios

When your clients are on the big stage, in this case retirement, how does their living annuity perform when they need it most? Martiens Barnard, Marketing Actuary at Momentum Investments explains.
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FPI keeps busy over winter months

The CEO of Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa shares FPI’s latest news.
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Leverage the looming two-pot system to boost your retirement savings

It’s evident that many South Africans are not saving adequately for retirement given that average replacement ratios are between 25-30% says Nkululeko Kunene, Institutional Client Specialist.
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Practical conversations for financial health and wellbeing

Retirement should be a time of fulfilment and joy, yet many people struggle through this transition. Partly because retirement marks a major life adjustment, but also because people often fail to prioritise the relationships and connections that contribute to happiness, says Kim Potgieter CFP®, Director, Chartered Wealth Solutions
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Starting retirement on a high note: The power of planning a...

Ricardo Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer for BDO Wealth Advisors, believes that planning a dream holiday provides an ideal start to retirement and helps ease the often turbulent transition into that period. He encourages new retirees to shift from a “saving” mindset to a “reward” mindset.

The rise of family offices in South Africa

Many high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) are increasingly looking to the family office model to protect and manage their wealth in a more cohesive manner says, Grant Alexander, Director, Private Client Holdings.