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Retirement Options Explained Part 2 of 3 – Approved Retirement Fund

Last week, we started Retirement Options Explained with Annuities. I am going to continue this week with telling you about the Approved Retirement Fund (ARF) option. The ARF was introduced in 1999 and has gone through a number of changes over the years. What is an Approved Retirement Fund? An Approved Retirement Fund is an […]

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Retirement Options Explained – Part 1 of 3 – Annuity

In the past, when you got to retirement age, it used to be very simple. You got a cheque and then you started to receive an amount into your bank account every month instead of your salary. Now, you can either: Purchase an annuity Invest in an Approved Retirement Fund Take it all as taxable […]

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6 Biggest Mistakes Retirees Make

Over the 13 years I have been providing retirement advice to clients, there are a number of mistakes that I see people make in the run up to their retirement and during retirement. In some cases, the mistakes they make has lead to them having a miserable retirement. Here, I go through the 6 biggest […]

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