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Liquidating retirement annuities after emigrating

Liquidating retirement annuities after emigrating

Retirement annuities (RAs) were created as tax-efficient investments for individuals who want to save for retirement. As opportunities for relocation abroad have grown, however, many expats now find themselves in a position where South Africa is no longer the intended...
Can you cash in your South African living annuity?

Can you cash in your South African living annuity?

As a South African planning for retirement, you’ve been diligently stashing cash into a pension, provident, preservation or retirement annuity fund for most of your working life. Buying a living annuity marks the transition from saving towards retirement to drawing...
How should I invest my pension payout?

How should I invest my pension payout?

It’s a question that we get asked often by future South African expats who have recently retired: how should I invest my pension payout? If you’re looking to invest in a pension payout to cover daily living costs while spending time abroad, answering this important...
Kook & Geniet

Kook & Geniet

Who and what is Kook en Geniet? The English translation is Cook and Enjoy. Originally an Afrikaans cookbook filled with South African dishes, it was published by S.J.A (Ina de Villiers) in 1951. South African publishers at the time did not think it was worth their...