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Alexander
Yes I do
Devaluation of retirement assets
Despite the dangers of citizens using this irresponsibly and subsequently struggling in retirement this policy offers a necessary reprieve for those worried about the politicians eyeing South African's pensions to fund failing state owned entities.
Matsetsebale Botany
Yes I do
Early access to Pension funds
IT IS EMPLOYEE'S MONIES AND THEY DESERVE TO USE WHAT THEY HAVE ACCUMULATED WITHOUT A PAIN.

THIS THING OF NOT ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOUR WHILE ENRICHING THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT, WHICH ITS LEADERS ARE SO CORRUPT, NECESSITATE THE RELEASE OF THE FUNDS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS. THANKS
Matsetsebale Botany
Yes I do
Early access to Pension funds
IT IS EMPLOYEE'S MONIES AND THEY DESERVE TO USE WHAT THEY HAVE ACCUMULATED WITHOUT A PAIN.

THIS THING OF NOT ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOUR WHILE ENRICHING THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT, WHICH ITS LEADERS ARE SO CORRUPT, NECESSITATE THE RELEASE OF THE FUNDS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS. THANKS
Matsetsebale Botany
Yes I do
Early access to Pension funds
IT IS EMPLOYEE'S MONIES AND THEY DESERVE TO USE WHAT THEY HAVE ACCUMULATED WITHOUT A PAIN.

THIS THING OF NOT ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOUR WHILE ENRICHING THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT, WHICH ITS LEADERS ARE SO CORRUPT, NECESSITATE THE RELEASE OF THE FUNDS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS. THANKS
Philippus Anthonia
Yes I do
Devaluation of retirement assets
Its about time that we have the freedom to invest our own pensioens and do not have to rely on useless banks, brokers and fund managers!
Norman N
Yes I do
75% limit on guarantees
Stefano
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Too little savings will remain when the time comes to retire.
Patricia
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
People should take providing for their retirement. This would be a risk especially in these days of uncertainty.
Patrick
No I do not
Early access to Pension funds
We need to get people to keep their pensions intact so that they retire with something not live in poverty in their old age
Emmerentia
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
We as elderly people can't go back to work. We were employed by government and trusted them with ou pension money, GEPF, to ensure that we have a reasonable income. Government can't help themselves to old people's pensions, money that we paid to the fund for many years. It will be nothing but theft if Goverment use ou pensions for their luxuries, they brought this country and economy to it's knees, so start with the guilty ones, confiscate their belongings, fancy mansions and expensive cars! Leave old people's hard earned monies alone, we had to live on pathetic salaries, paid for our childre ns university, nothing for free!!
Karien
No I do not
Early access to Pension funds
It will leave the already little money for retirement depleted, and many elderly destitute
Walter
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Marius
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Is the Government going to provide pension for those who do use their pension before retirement?
charles
Yes I do
Devaluation of retirement assets
Due to the current pandemic circumstances we ourselves in RSA, it would be prudent of the government to allow some access to Pensions in order to get out of the current financial hole that has been created by decisions regarding Covid. What is the point of having a pension when financially you may never reach pensionable age due to dire current living conditions? I understand the need for financial security in the future but is not present financial security more pressing?
Marian
Yes I do
Devaluation of retirement assets
Johanna {Joey}
No I do not
Other
The current situation is to ensure that people who have built up a pension, have it available when they retire, which is what a pension fund is for. Anything else will simply be abuse of funds. In a country rife with corruption no change should be supported unless it further protects the interests of people who retire.
Sally
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
charles
No I do not
Early access to Pension funds
A pension is money people save after paying tax to live on once they have stopped regular work, what right does the government or anyone else have to dictate what that person does with their money.
Leave pensions alone and let people do what they want with their own money.
It's nonsense! People live and breathe on these funds, its literally all some people have. You're taking away bread and butter from people's mouths, taking away a roof of people’s heads. People are already suffering and as long as people sitting in government are stuffed on the most expensive foods and wines etc. they don't care, what about the ones struggling to put food on the table?!
By using the funds before retirement the person will not be able to support themselves at retirement age.
This will also deplete the investment pool and therefore other pensioners will be negatively affected.
South African citizens have a record of being amongst poorest savers in the world and hold the record for being the top country who citizens requires loans.
Shoki
Not fully
Early access to Pension funds
75% is too high and it would lead to reckless lending on the part of individuals who would consider this. Take the notch down to 20 or 15
Anne
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets