Is there a Case for Retirement Funds?

Is there a Case for Retirement Funds?

By Paul-Gordon /Guidao-ǂOab, Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Segment, Old Mutual Namibia Before we try to understand whether there is a case for retirement funds, we must first understand why this question has become more prominent over recent years. Increased Cost...
Are you ready to retire?

Are you ready to retire?

Hilkka Mbako – GIPF’s Manager for Client Services What you need to know to make the best of it A friend going on retirement within a month was asking her colleagues pertinent questions. These got me thinking about the many predicaments some of our members face....
Why do we need retirement savings?

Why do we need retirement savings?

The word “retire” was borrowed from the French language. They used it in the military during the 16th century to indicate a time when soldiers needed to “withdraw to a place of safety or seclusion”, after their service in the military. The term retirement for us...
Namibians cautious about their financial situation

Namibians cautious about their financial situation

In the last quarter of 2021 Old Mutual conducted its Savings and Investment Monitor Survey. The primary objective of the surveywas to better understand the saving behaviour and financial attitudes of working Namibians, with specific reference to the ongoing impact of...