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Navigating retirement

26 February 2019

With every stage of your life, you would have needed to navigate through some kind of change. For some the idea of transitioning through another life milestone is thrilling, while others may fear what surprises …

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‘Refire’ for retirement

30 January 2019

Feeling tired? Counting down the days until you can finally retire? For many of you, you would have been working for 40 years, and faced your fair share of good and bad days. With retirement …

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Delicious Christmas feasts in KwaZulu-Natal 

13 December 2018

Christmas Eve dinner The Big Easy, situated at The Hilton Hotel, will be hosting a Christmas Eve dinner with a 3-course set menu for R495 per person. The Oyster Box, in Umhlanga, will be entertaining …

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Embrace early retirement

20 November 2018

Not everyone is cut out to retire early, while a fair portion of workers dream of the day to come faster. The reality is, statistics suggest that 6% of the retired South African market can …

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What defines retirement?

26 September 2018

Are you classified a retiree if you reach a certain age, stop working or simply move into a retirement estate? For some, retirement means that after working for over 40 years of your life, you’ve …

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Live your best retirement

25 September 2018

Have you ever wondered what you will do once retired? Travel, read more, start a new career, or spend more time perfecting your hobby? The options are endless, and we are discovering retirees are doing …

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Where should you retire?

14 June 2018

We know that the question of where to retire is top of mind for many of us. It can be daunting to think that far in advance or decide on all the many options that …

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The value of independence for retirees

26 March 2018

Our independence is often taken for granted when we are young and nimble. When reaching retirement, the concern for losing your independence grows and is protected more so; even if it means that you do …

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A generational approach to retirement

6 March 2018

The word ‘retirement’ has a different meaning to all of us, and each generation has a different approach when it comes to preparing for that time of your life. It goes without saying that retirement …

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Ways to adapt your home for assisted living

22 February 2018

Retirement estates are ensuring that the homes you invest in now can be easily adapted and retro-fitted for assisted living, if the time arises. By modifying your home, you will be able to maintain your …

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