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A fresh approach

Take all that you thought you knew about an effective retirement model…put it in a box…and pack it away. The South African financial services industry needs to be innovative when it comes to solving the retirement savings challenge within the South African context.

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Straight Talk
Taking insurance to the poor

Africa is home to three of the world’s fastest growing economies; yet, it has the unwelcome distinction of being the continent that has one of the highest levels of poverty. How does one go about balancing the scales? How does the insurance industry go about addressing the challenge of addressing the poverty issue and what role do brokers play in this? At the end of the day, insurers are about financial protection and assistance in times when certain clients may be left destitute without it.

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Changing the game isn’t easy

When compared to other emerging economies, South Africa has been a serious underperformer over the past five years. While still maintaining the status quo politically – with the African National Congress (ANC) being the country’s ruling party – there has been a significant regime change and fresh roots of optimism that have taken shape since Cyril Ramaphosa has become President.

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Do you think that the Singapore Central Provident Fund Model can be implemented in South Africa?


Yes, absolutely, what are we waiting for?
No, we have completely different challenges that we need to address
Why can we design our own model based on our own unique challenges
Forced preservation, in any form, will never work in South Africa
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New realities of customer engagement
Success in the new CPD cycle
Shedding light on the reinstatement clause
Resisting the winds of change
Claim statistics tell the story
Growth assets for living annuity investors
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