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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
Fana
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Too dangerous
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
Iain
No I do not
Early access to Pension funds
if you tickle your fund you will never have enough money to retire and the government of the day will have to support you
Retha
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
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!!
Trevor
No I do not
Other
Less money to live on in the pension yrs.
Sagren
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Fillicia
No I do not
75% limit on guarantees
Jeremy
No I do not
Other
Pensions are a form of security not only for the individual but also for the state. Those with pensions do not rely on the state nearly as heavily as those that do not. These changes will ultimately see additional strain on tax payers in the long term.

Devaluation of pension due to the states use of it to continuously fund pathetic government schemes like SAA bailouts puts the country at risk.

The new changes are one step closer to the creation of a socialist state. This is exactly what government wants. This however will be catastrophic for the people. There is not a single example of where socialism has worked well where everyone thrives.

Johanna {Joey}
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
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.
Annatjie
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
It will make the population even poorer.
Joan
No I do not
Other
We save monies to try and live after paying taxes. What more do you want you have already taken everything from the people ?
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.
George
No I do not
Early access to Pension funds
Low education levels in South Africa and lack of financial skills will put many people, who have been contributing to a pension fund, to be able to take the cash before retirement and not see the longer benefit. By the time retirement does come , they will be left financially bankrupt. This will put a strain on the government and the families of those affected. Its a narrow game plan and doesn't take the future into account.
nona
No I do not
Devaluation of retirement assets
Retirees who have Worked and Saved for their Old Age shouldn't have their Pensions interfered, with so that the Government can step away from their responsibilities
Otto
No I do not
Other
Government is unable to balance their books, and with this amendment they want to make it easier for themselves to steal even more money. Keep your grubby little fingers off our hard earned pensions!
Lydia
Not fully
Devaluation of retirement assets
My concern is that today, many pensioners are supporting their children or grandchildren due to unemployment situation. It's imperative that government protect the elderly as they may lose their future security due to the aforesaid.