The  Honeymoon Phase of Retirement

The Honeymoon Phase of Retirement

  Normally when you stop working, in the Honeymoon period you will have less contact with your previous co-workers, business associates and other groups of people, which could result in you socialising less. This could result in you spending more time with your...
After the honeymoon is over

After the honeymoon is over

Before I go into discussion regarding the above, I wish to provide another example coming from a different angle, which may assist the reader, who is preparing for retirement. Several years ago I was part of our Parish Council when a new rector was appointed to our...
10 mistakes to avoid in your will

10 mistakes to avoid in your will

  Willie Fourie, Head of Estate and Trust Services, PSG Wealth. Many people think a simple, one-page document is all they need to transfer ownership of their worldly possessions to their heirs. Some even go so far as to rely on the pre-printed will forms you can...
What is the official age to stop working

What is the official age to stop working

    When it comes to employees’ retirement, South African labour legislation does not make any provision for a retirement age. This subject is the most common one to be neglected or ignored by employers – especially where a retirement age was agreed upon in...