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Sanlam’s Benchmark Survey 2019 – Are South Africans financially resilient?

According to Jocelyn Hathaway, Acting CEO of Sanlam Employee Benefits, Sanlam’s Benchmark survey this year included a deep dive into the concept of financial resilience, which is essentially the ability of individuals and corporates to withstand the financial impact of a downturn in the economy. In the foreword of the research results she mentions that […]

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Ten megatrends identified by Benchmark Survey – What is shaping our lives?

“The Sanlam Benchmark research is about asking and answering questions to spot the megatrends shaping our lives”, Viresh Maharaj, Chief Executive of Sanlam Corporate Sales and Marketing pointed out at the release of Sanlam’s 2019 Benchmark Research – the group’s annual retirement research. Here are the ten megatrends identified in this year’s Report: 1. Governance […]

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Advisers add confidence to consumers

Financial advisers add confidence to consumers financial situation A recent research study conducted by Columinate, on behalf of Liberty, shows that seventy percent of consumers who use a financial adviser are more confident about their financial situation and believe it will improve significantly over the next five years. The research found that 22% of respondents […]

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More choice in an increasingly complex landscape – (part 1)

GTC Medical Aid Survey 2018 – More choice in an increasingly complex landscape GTC, leading wealth and financial advisory firm, released the 2018 Medical Aid Survey recently. The survey compares local medical aid schemes on cost to members across various levels of cover. This comes in the midst of renewed emphasis on the South African […]

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SA drivers love their cars

A national client survey by Santam revealed interesting and surprising attitudes of drivers towards their vehicles, including emotional attachment and feelings of despondency if dispossessed of their much-loved cars. 64% “very or extremely attached’” to their vehicle 4 in 10 have named their ‘wheels’ 37% “unable to function” without their car However, 45% do not […]

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