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Is Your Business Good Retirement Capital?

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re likely to be an optimistic risk taker and may believe that the proceeds from the sale of your business will suffice as retirement capital.

The harsh reality is that not all businesses have a happy ending.

Although drive, motivation and a propensity for risk are great for growing a business, they don’t always translate into sound retirement planning.

Diversifying your assets is a great way of insuring against the possible decline of your business, or the inability to sell it when you need to.

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How Relevant Is The 4% Rule of Thumb These Days?

Generations of financial planners have advised their clients to use the 4% rule when planning retirement withdrawals. But is it still relevant today?

This article explains that, while the 4% rule can be a good way to think about how much you will need to save for retirement, it can never replace a proper financial plan.

Like most rules of thumb it’s not completely worthless – but it’s also not the answer to a happy and prosperous retirement. Planning your retirement is probably the biggest financial decision you’ll ever have to make so please do consult a qualified financial planner.

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IN TIMES OF TURMOIL

As South Africans, the turmoil over the first few weeks of July has affected us all.
We express our deepest sympathy and thoughts with all those affected.

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Is Your Business Good Retirement Capital?

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re likely to be an optimistic risk taker and may believe that the proceeds from the sale of your business will suffice as retirement capital.

The harsh reality is that not all businesses have a happy ending.

Although drive, motivation and a propensity for risk are great for growing a business, they don’t always translate into sound retirement planning.

Diversifying your assets is a great way of insuring against the possible decline of your business, or the inability to sell it when you need to.

READ MORE
How Relevant Is The 4% Rule of Thumb These Days?

Generations of financial planners have advised their clients to use the 4% rule when planning retirement withdrawals. But is it still relevant today?

This article explains that, while the 4% rule can be a good way to think about how much you will need to save for retirement, it can never replace a proper financial plan.

Like most rules of thumb it’s not completely worthless – but it’s also not the answer to a happy and prosperous retirement. Planning your retirement is probably the biggest financial decision you’ll ever have to make so please do consult a qualified financial planner.

READ MORE
IN TIMES OF TURMOIL

As South Africans, the turmoil over the first few weeks of July has affected us all.
We express our deepest sympathy and thoughts with all those affected.

READ MORE