About This Course

Saving towards retirement is important, we all know that we need to, but sometimes it’s hard to know where and when to start. Finding a retirement product that works best for you and your lifestyle takes some thought. This course will guide you along the process and teach you the basics of saving.

Offered by

Nedbank MoneyEDGE

What You Will Learn In This Course:

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  • 01. Debunking retirement myths

    allocated module duration : 5 minutes

    First things first, you need to get past several misconceptions about saving up for retirement.

    • 02. Myth 1 – In order to retire you need to have X saved

      allocated module duration : 5 minutes

      In this module you will learn that saving up for retirement is more ‘how’ than ‘how much’.

      • 03. Myth 2 – Saving for retirement doesn’t benefit current me

        allocated module duration : 5 minutes

        You may not think saving up for retirement is a priority in your life right now but this module teaches you that the earlier, the better.

        • 04. Myth 3 – I’m too old

          allocated module duration : 5 minutes

          Never has the phrase “it’s never too late or too early” been more accurate. Complete this module to find out why.

          • 05. How much do you need to retire comfortably?

            allocated module duration : 5 minutes

            The big question. Discover how best to go about saving up for your lifestyle after you stop working.

            • 06. Quiz

              allocated module duration : 5 minutes

              Take a quick quiz to see how much you’ve learned.

              • 07. Retirement options - Pension funds

                allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                There are a number of options available to you when you start planning for your retirement. We will start out with pension funds.

                • 08. Retirement options - Provident funds

                  allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                  This module will introduce you to your second option, provident funds.

                  • 09. Retirement options - Retirement annuities

                    allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                    Learn about retirement annuities, another option available to you for your retirement.

                    • 10. Is one retirement option enough?

                      allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                      Now that you’ve learned about the various retirement options, this module will answer the question, “Is one retirement option enough?”

                      • 11. Finding unclaimed benefits

                        allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                        For whatever reason, you may have not claimed your benefits after leaving an employer. This module will help you to find any unclaimed benefits still due to you.

                        • 12. Make retirement annuities simple

                          allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                          Before you finish this course, let’s delve a bit deeper into retirement annuities in this final module.

                          • 13. Final exam

                            allocated module duration : 15 minutes

                            Finish off the course by putting your knowledge to the test.

                             Learn 

                            The importance of saving towards your retirement and how to go about it.

                             Average Time 

                            On average, students take 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete this course.

                             Learning Outcomes 

                            • I understand the importance of saving up for retirement.
                            • I can tell the difference between the main myths and facts.
                            • I know the various retirement options available to me.
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