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Secure Your Retirement

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August 2020
About the book: 
Pensioners are facing a major fallout from South Africa’s downgrading to junk status and the plummeting of the rand as a result of government corruption. On top of this, the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic lockdown have hit retirement savings hard, and their effects will continue for a long time.
Secure Your Retirement  unpacks the challenges facing pensioners, and outlines what they can do to improve their situation. The book explains how to avoid the pitfalls that cause pensioners to run out of money. It provides guidance about selecting the right pension products and offers other solutions to guide pensioners to better financial outcomes. It gives advice for women, who are particularly at risk, and it deals with the rising costs of health care and the increasing threat of dementia.
Written by award-winning author Bruce Cameron and leading financial planner Wouter Fourie, and based on research by the country’s largest pension fund administrator, Alexander Forbes, as well as life companies Just SA and Sanlam, this book is essential for anyone concerned about their financial future in this worrying time.
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About the Author
Bruce Cameron (left)  is the now semi-retired, multiple award-winning founding editor of Independent Newspapers’ Saturday supplement Personal Finance  and the quarterly Personal Finance  magazine. His previous publications include the bestselling Retire Right, Financial Freedom for Women  and Getting Started: Money Matters for Under-25s.  He is the winner of almost 50 awards for his work on exposing unacceptable practices in the financial services industry, including the Citadel Words on Money journalism award, the Mondi Shanduka Journalist of the Year award, the Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year award, and the Vodacom Journalist of the Year award.
Wouter Fourie (right),  CFP®, is an advanced postgraduate-qualified financial planner (investments and estate planning) with more than 21 years’ experience in the field of comprehensive financial planning and wealth management. He is also a qualified professional accountant (SA) with postgraduate qualifications in advanced taxation. He won the 2015/2016 Financial Planner of the Year Award, which honours South Africa’s most proficient professional financial planner. He is the CEO of Ascor Independent Wealth Managers, which was named Best Advisor Practice for South Africa in 2016. He also serves as a non-executive director of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI) and director and chairman of the FPI Centre for Professional Development (Pty) Ltd.

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