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23
Sep

Why is Final Expense Life Insurance Important?

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult experience. Picking up the pieces while dealing with the accompanying emotions can be stressful. There are also many expenses associated with death that can, on average, exceed Ksh 100,000. Without support, most families have a hard time coming up with these funds quickly. Octagon Last Respects Easy …

17
Feb

Great retirement destinations around the world II

Last week, we looked at 5 of 10 great retirement destinations around the world. Her are the other five. Abidjan, Ivory Coast Why not retire to the former capital of the Ivory Coast, Abidjan? The country’s largest city is home to both a lively commercial district – the Plateau – and a more traditional, older area …

17
Feb

Great retirement destinations around the world

With the developments in travel and technology, moving abroad is cheaper and less stressful than ever before.  As you near retirement age, have you considered spending your work-free years overseas? With the freedom that comes with retirement, why not spend your time exploring new surroundings and soaking up the sun. With this question in mind, …

17
Feb

Pension vs Provident Fund

To many people, especially those who are not in the financial industry, the terms pension and provident fund mean the same thing. Actually, sometimes these two words are used interchangeably by people without realizing that they mean different things. The similarity in these two is that they are used when people refer to matters of …

17
Feb

Benefits of a pension plan for employees

Last week we discussed the benefits of a pension plan for employers. This week we focus on benefits employees enjoy when they contribute to a pension plan. Comfort in retirement – The major goal of a pension plan is to live in comfort during your retirement. A good pension plan ensures that you maintain your …

17
Feb

Benefits of a Pension plan for Employers

The trend of growth for emerging SMEs in Kenya is impressive. Everywhere you turn SMEs are thriving. The current young generation has embraced entrepreneurship and with hard work are building successful businesses. As an enterprise, whether big or small, your employees are a critical part of your firm. And that is where a pension plan …