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Technology, market forces and innovation will improve member retirement outcomes

Umbrella funds are the single most effective vehicle for reforming the South African retirement fund industry. The opportunities that rest in their economies of scale – their ability to reach thousands of employers and hundreds of thousands of employees – will be the most efficient way to improve the retirement outcomes for South Africans. This is the view of David Gluckman, Chairperson of the Sanlam Umbrella Fund.

Update: Universal Education Protector

In the December Toolkit we touched on the revamp of the Sanlam Group Risk Universal Education Protector (UEP) product for new and existing policyholders applicable from 1 January 2022. The improved UEP benefits will apply to new as well as existing UEP claimants, for the education costs of eligible children incurred on or after 1 January 2022.

Imali Zam Member Education initiative

The Sanlam Umbrella Fund launched the online Member Education Sessions called “Imali Zam” (My Money) sessions in 2021, aimed at enabling members to better understand their savings and benefits. The next Imali Zam session is scheduled for 17 May 2022 and will focus on understanding the benefit statement.