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Sanlam Benchmark Survey

Thought leadership through fact-based insight

The annual Sanlam Benchmark™ Survey is one of the most referenced research papers in the retirement fund industry. Our main objective for the research is to provide insights which stimulate conversation, create meaningful opportunities for further engagement with industry stakeholders and ultimately help effect a positive financial outcome in retirement for South Africans.

Download the Sanlam Benchmark 2019 Combined Databook

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Download the Sanlam 2019 Cyber Resilience Benchmark

2019 Benchmark™

This year the Sanlam Benchmark research included an exploration of the concept of financial resilience through the lens of retirement funding. Financial Resilience is the ability to withstand events that impact one's income and/or assets while being able to take advantage of opportunities for growth. Some financially stressful events, such as death, disability, divorce, health problems and retirement affect people in different ways.

Financial resilience is not just a concept; for individuals it is a way of empowering them to be in control of their lives and to help them feel more financially secure.

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Presentations

Viresh Maharaj Download PDF
Barend le Grange Download PDF
Tebogo Legodi Download PDF
Michele Jennings Download PDF
Avishal Seeth & Elrina Wessels Download PDF
David Gluckman Download PDF

 

 

Benchmark Eventshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/benchmarksymposiumBenchmark EventsView and download all the presentations, expert insights, research and resources presented at Sanlam Benchmark Events. For a big picture view of the past decade’s insights, you can also access, download and compare previous years’ symposium highlights and resourceshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/BM_Symposium_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/BM_Symposium_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Media Centrehttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentreMedia CentreKeep up to date with all the latest news and views related to the Sanlam BENCHMARK™ Survey with press releases and articles written by some of the industry’s finest leaders and innovators. You can also download our wide range of visual infographics to add to your presentations.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/BM_Infographic_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/BM_Infographic_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Our Historyhttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/ourhistoryOur HistoryThe Sanlam Survey was first conducted in 1981, and has since evolved into an extensive and much respected survey. Find out how the various stakeholders in the retirement fund industry have worked together to expand and develop the survey over the course of the last few decades.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/BM_History_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/BM_History_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Research Methodshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/researchmethodsResearch MethodsThe Sanlam Benchmark™ Survey seeks to find information to address some of the behavioural challenges in South Africa, while also improving the poor savings culture. Learn more about our research processes and how we go about understanding the various issues impacting retirement funding.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/BM_ResearchMethod_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/BM_ResearchMethod_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Research Reportshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/researchreportsResearch ReportsOur research reports are compiled by highly experienced professionals both internally and externally – experts in the field of retirement and employee benefits. With reports dating back to our very first symposium, which took place in 1981, you have access to a world of valuable retirement information and industry insights.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/BM_ResearchReport_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/BM_ResearchReport_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5

 

 

Holistic planning needed to ensure good retirement outcomeshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/0000_Sanlam BENCHMARK Survey- Holistic planning needed to ensure good retirement outcomes.pdfHolistic planning needed to ensure good retirement outcomesHolistic planning needed to ensure good retirement outcomes2018-04-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
5 Year Compendiumhttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/00000_5_Year_Compendium_by_Elias_Masilela.pdf5 Year Compendium5 Year Compendium2018-04-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
A Love Hate relationshiphttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/00000_A_Love_Hate_relationship.pdfA Love Hate relationshipA Love Hate relationship2018-04-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
10 Key findings from Sanlam's 2019 Benchmark researchhttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/10 Key findings from Sanlam's 2019 Benchmark research.pdf10 Key findings from Sanlam's 2019 Benchmark research10 Key findings from Sanlam's 2019 Benchmark research2019-07-08T22:00:00ZGP0|#13c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba;L0|#013c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba|Infographic;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
8 Reasons why advice is necessaryhttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/8_Reasons_why_advice_is_necessary.pdf8 Reasons why advice is necessary8 Reasons why advice is necessary2018-04-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#13c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba;L0|#013c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba|Infographic;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Do you know where your retirement savings are investedhttp://www.sanlam.co.za/institutional/retirement/benchmarksurvey/mediacentre/Documents/Do_you_know_where_your_retirement_savings_are_invested.pdfDo you know where your retirement savings are investedDo you know where your retirement savings are invested2018-04-18T22:00:00ZGP0|#13c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba;L0|#013c1d516-2312-446b-9217-91ecdfb773ba|Infographic;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8

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