A future worth saving is a call for a nation of employees, with both the motivation and capability, to save enough for retirement.
The stark reality is that the levels of household debt in South Africa have reached pandemic proportions. The majority of employed South Africans live beyond their means and are burdened by debt and as a result they simply cannot afford to save enough for retirement.
To meet this urgent need is at the heart of what we are about and we understand that financial resources are a key enabler to realising life goals. We believe the national drive, through the broader retirement reform process to enable more employed South Africans to have enough money for retirement, should be taken to a new level where the focus is on the overall financial well-being of employees and not merely on their retirement savings.
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The theme for the 2021 Benchmark was Impactful Research, Compelling Insights.
The theme for the 2020 Benchmark was Reading Between the Lines.
The theme for the 2019 Benchmark was Enabling Financial Resilience.
The theme for the 2018 Benchmark was Empowering Insights.
The theme for the 2017 Benchmark was Turning Hindsight into Foresight.
The theme for the 2016 Benchmark was Rethinking Retirement through a New Dimension.
The theme for the 2015 Benchmark was A Future Worth Saving.
The theme for the 2014 Benchmark was Retire Another Day.
The theme for the 2013 Benchmark was Day One.
The theme for the 2012 Benchmark was Saving Heroes.