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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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5 truths behind off-plan retirement opportunities

20 November 2018

Off-plan developments come with great incentives, especially for retirees. Whether you may be investing or buying to live, there are some imperative things you need to know when buying into an off-plan development. We uncover …

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Multi-generational living a trend in South Africa’s property market

20 November 2018

It’s not an uncommon sight to see grandparents living with their children and grandchildren. Stats SA reveals that multi-generational living makes up a hefty 32.2% of the property market. Washington based Pew Research Center shares …

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Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village welcomes first residents

30 October 2018

Retire KZN is proud to announce that the first retirement opportunity it has introduced to its community, Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village, officially welcomed its first residents at the beginning of October. Occupation at Mount Edgecombe …

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Your travel bucket list in South Africa

30 October 2018

Retirement is anything but boring. With retirement developments providing secure, lock-up-and-go living opportunities, retirees can travel more often. The UK Office for National Statistics shared that travelling British retirees (over the age of 65) had …

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You’re still young – debunking the myth that 60 is old

30 October 2018

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain. If you are reaching 65 years of age you can join a list of well-known public figures …

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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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Guest panel: Alan Beesley shares his insight on creating in-demand retirement market products

26 September 2018

The United Nations has revealed that by 2050, it is estimated that South Africa’s population is set to increase up to 65.5 million, with more than 10 million of that number being senior citizens. It’s …

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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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Guest panel: Chris du Toit from Tongaat Hulett Developments unpacks the Retire KZN campaign

3 September 2018

It is evident that the Retire KZN initiative has generated a significant amount of investment into KwaZulu-Natal and undoubtedly put this province on the map for retirement living. This campaign, however, has turned into something …

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