2017

Self-insure against the real risk of a long life 

Published Date: 19/11/2017

Retirees using investment-linked living annuities who cannot afford to provide a pension for 30 to 40 years should take out insurance against longevity in the form of a guaranteed annuity.
SA retirees face living annuity “crisis” 

Published Date: 17/11/2017

Startling new estimates show that about 59 000 people drawing a pension from a living annuity are now drawing half the income they were receiving six years ago in after-inflation terms.
Many living annuity policyholders could be left destitute 

Published Date: 16/8/2017

A slight increase in average drawdown rates masks the true picture. Many living annuity policyholders face a substantial risk of running out of money in retirement. 
INVESTMENT CALL IS KEY TO SECURITY FOR WIDOWS

Published Date: 16/8/2017

Women typically have to deal with dwindling income from a living annuity in their later retirement years.
INVESTING IN RETIREMENT

Published Date: 16/8/2017

Consider a hybrid solution for retirement that offers a level of guarantee and provides some exposure to higher market returns.
Why a with-profit annuity may be an option for your retirement

Published Date: 13/5/2017

A big decision faces you as you approach retirement: into which annuity (pension) product, or combination of products, should you put your retirement savings in order to receive an income on which you can comfortably live for the rest of your life?
Investing in retirement by Maya Fisher-French

Published Date: 10/5/2017

When you retire from a pension fund or a retirement annuity fund, you are required to invest two-thirds into an annuity to provide you with an income. Broadly speaking, there are two options. The first is a life annuity that provides you with a guaranteed income for life, but that income stops when you die.
New pension product has ‘best of investing and an income for life’. Laura du Preez: Personal Finance

Published Date: 20/2/2017

A new living annuity that offers you investments in an income-for-life “asset class”, together with investments in traditional asset classes such as equities, bonds and cash, may offer retirees the best of both ways to provide an income on a single platform.