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
Just Retirement launches enhanced retirement product in SA
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
Could you qualify for bigger pension?
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
High blood pressure can mean higher retirement income
Research conducted in 2014 revealed that South Africa has the highest rate of hypertension reported for people aged 50 and over in the world, at any time in history.* Current estimates indicate that 6.3 million South Africans suffer from hypertension**.