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...
Getting Started

Getting Started

So you have decided that your future in your current work situation is approaching its “sell by” date and, for whatever reason, you feel you need to change the work environment. This situation is likely to hit you, according to that most wonderful of disciplines –...
Waiting for the ‘Execution’

Waiting for the ‘Execution’

If you have done your plan and are simply waiting out the last few months until you retire, then this article is for you. This was the time when I became impatient, intolerant and worried. It is a time of uncertainty and frustration because you find your enthusiasm...
Supporting your parents in retirement?

Supporting your parents in retirement?

A large number of South Africans will not be able to support themselves into retirement, according to Old Mutual’s latest Savings and Investment Monitor report. The report is based on a number of surveys focusing on the savings and investment habits of working metro...