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...
Italy- a great country to visit

Italy- a great country to visit

  In 2017 Andrew and I were invited by PSG group to join their annual “road show” and address their financial advisors on the content of our book and the task of living in retirement. The roadshow visited six of South Africa’s major centers and, as each session,...
Cruising- the ultimate holiday

Cruising- the ultimate holiday

  In our Book “The Next Step Planning the Road through Retirement” (Chap 7 pp 125-6), I suggested that a great way to enjoy a fantastic holiday is to embark on a cruise. I had, at that time, enjoyed a few cruises and found they suited us as a couple and also us...
Pre-Retirement- Preparing to be Active in Retirement

Pre-Retirement- Preparing to be Active in Retirement

Nobody knows what retirement will be like until they get there. In this article, mention is made of options you could consider doing before you retire. This will assist you when you are planning to remain active in retirement. Rather than phoning a friend, we suggest...
Loneliness-A major  Concern

Loneliness-A major Concern

It has been found that social isolation and loneliness significantly increases the risk of premature death. Strong friends and family bonds reduce this risk. With this in mind, in this article we have highlighted various retirement organisations and their contact...
Time management before retirement

Time management before retirement

It goes without saying that in today’s hi-tech world decisions have to be made much quicker than previously, which adds greatly to ensuring that the management of time is so crucial. During my working career, I attended several Time Management Courses and read a...