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Treasury’s retirement reform initiatives – all you need to know

Treasury’s retirement reform initiatives – all you need to know -Letlhogonolo Lesiba, Director of Cornerstone Employee Benefits 2020 was a difficult year for many reasons, but what comes to mind first is the impact the last 12 months had on the financial stability of individuals, companies and the economy. Safe to say that many people […]

5 good reasons to grant your staff access to a Group Pension or Provident Fund

Group Pension and Provident Funds are not only beneficial to employees. Employers can enjoy just as many benefits from providing Group Retirement Schemes to their valued staff. Yet sadly, many small to medium enterprises are unaware of the value a Group Pension or Provident Fund can bring to the lives of their employees and their families.

The impact of COVID-19 on group retirement funds

The impact of COVID-19 on group retirement funds -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director, Cornerstone Employee Benefits) With week two of lockdown upon us, everyone is truly starting to feel the punch of isolation and for many, if not most, questions around job security and future financial wellness is stirring. Fortunately, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has […]

Ensure that 2020 is your best business year yet by investing in people

Ensure that 2020 is your best business year yet by investing in people -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director, Cornerstone Employee Benefits) Many business owners will already have their 2020 strategy sessions booked to start the new financial year with a bang. Each company strategy is different, but all of them include employees – people are at the […]

5 Advantages of adding a voluntary contribution to your pension fund

  5 Advantages of adding a voluntary contribution to your pension fund -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director, Cornerstone Employee Benefits) Putting away money each month into a Retirement Fund is an excellent way to ensure that you are financially prepared for retirement by saving for the future. However, with inflation hiking each year and cost of living becoming […]

How to submit a death claim – your step by step guide

How to submit a death claim – your step by step guide -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director, Cornerstone Employee Benefits) Losing a loved one or a family member is never easy and always devastating. Many times, dealing with the admin that is linked to death only multiplies the trauma and makes the experience that much worse. A […]

Do not take monies that are meant for your older self…

Do not take monies that are meant for your older self… -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director, Cornerstone Employee Benefits) It’s a sad reality that too many individuals still fall into the trap of cashing out their pension funds early and sometimes losing hundreds of thousands in the process – not to mention the compound interest that they […]

The evolution of retirement funds in SA and what to expect in the future

The evolution of retirement funds in SA and what to expect in the future -Letlhogonolo Lesiba (Director Cornerstone Employee Benefits) The recent implementation of the retirement fund default regulation has sparked a lot of interest among the public around retirement funds, particularly the history behind the rules and regulations that govern the management of these […]
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