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Retiring early versus retiring later

8 April 2019

Dreaming of early retirement? Are you a part of the growing population wanting to work longer and retire later? Everyone has different aspirations, financial goals and retirement plans, which means that there is no right …

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Mount Edgecombe Care Centre opens April 2019

8 April 2019

The 1st April marked the opening of the much-anticipated Mount Edgecombe Care Centre. Having set out to be the biggest care centre facility within KwaZulu-Natal, we want to share what it entails and how this …

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The importance of long-term healthcare planning

20 March 2019

There are a few retirement trends to look out for in 2019, from working after retirement to lifestyle retirement planning. One of the prominent trends coming to the forefront is the importance of long-term healthcare …

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What is phased retirement?

20 March 2019

Retirement doesn’t have to be such a clean-cut process; you don’t have to feel as though you can only work until you’re 65 years old and then be forced to retire. A Merrill Lynch Retirement …

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Life is but an adventure

26 February 2019

KwaZulu-Natal is showing off with its warm sunny weather. It’s the perfect time of year to venture out for day adventures. Nature beckons KwaZulu-Natal is home to picturesque areas where you can embrace the outdoors, …

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Area profile: Ballito

26 February 2019

Our recent stats have revealed that Ballito is a popular choice for many, with 45% of our Retire KZN community wanting to retire to this coastal node. Why the sudden increase? We take a look …

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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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Revved up for 2019

31 January 2019

KwaZulu-Natal is home to an array of eclectic happenings, from secret sunrise groups to fitness fun. The weather is warm, which makes it a perfect time of year to enjoy the outdoors. The Barnyard is …

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Active ageing around the world

30 January 2019

Active aging is a concept the World Health Organisation introduced in 2002 to encourage individuals to lead healthier lifestyles as they aged. It has been estimated that the population of over 50’s is to double …

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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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