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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa
Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a member of Standard Bank Group, has declared a profit before tax of N11.7 billion for 2012, an increase of 16 percent above the N10.1 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2011, according to its audited results for the financial year ended December 31, 2012. Similarly, profit after tax rose to N10.2 billion, translating to an increase of 53 percent over the prior year’s N6.6 billion.
Insurance industry faces challenges and constraints as it looks to the future, according to new study by BNY Mellon and the Economist Intelligence Unit
Report examines how insurers can drive positive economic behavior while protecting society from risk
Since the concept of retirement was introduced in Germany just over 100 years ago, medical advances have meant that people are living longer, making their golden years a potentially fruitful and productive chapter of their lives. The downside is that very few of us save enough to cater for a lengthy retirement.
By David Kimberley
Retirement doesn’t necessarily have to be a function of age, but more a function of choice and capacity. People can choose to still work as long as they want to and are able to, in careers or professions of their choice. The more senior people get in their professions, the more experience they gain which makes them more valuable in their expertise when they are still able to practice their professions well. Many professionals in South Africa are now retired but can still continue being valuable in their professions or areas of expertise in a different career – consultants. This is what Retired Consultants is offering.