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Cape Town – A number of new financial products were launched during the course of 2015, growing the range of choice that consumers have and improving their access to financial services. Here Moneyweb lists ten of the most innovative: Read more

Retirement reform came under the spotlight again when National Treasury issued its draft “Default Regulations and Explanatory Memorandum” on 22 July 2015. In this draft, boards of trustees of defined contribution fund arrangements are mandated to take responsibility to ensure that fund members are provided with appropriate annuity solutions at retirement. Read more

I DON’T think anybody in the life industry was ever as helpful or as patient with me as Peter Doyle. First as the expert on Aids underwriting and then as CE of Metropolitan, he was a mine of useful information and guidance. Read more

A local team has founded Just Retirement South Africa, a subsidiary of the UK-listed Just Retirement Group, with a product designed to increase the retirement income of those who need it most. Read more

In 2012 National Treasury released a paper called “Enabling a better outcome in retirement”. It raised a number of concerns about the retirement annuity market in South Africa, including issues like fees, a lack of proper advice and value for money. Read more