Press Releases

Old Mutual survey shows South Africans starting to manage debt better

5 Jul 2017

Despite the increasing financial pressures experienced by South Africa’s working metro population, there has been a slight improvement in South Africans’ confidence in their own ability to make responsible financial decisions.

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Stagnant economy drives South Africans to work multiple jobs and become entrepreneurs

5 Jul 2017

Rising prices and the ailing economy are driving some South Africans to work multiple jobs to provide additional income to support their  lifestyles (55%), save for a rainy day (45%) and pay off debt (43%), according to the research findings of the 2017 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor released today. 

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Empower yourselves now to avoid retirement cliff, Old Mutual urges South Africans

5 Jul 2017

With the South African economy in recession and households under increasing financial pressure, South Africans need to urgently review their financial situation and consider adjusting their lifestyles.    

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Recession, what now for consumers?

22 Jun 2017
Millions of South Africans are already struggling to make ends meet and with South Africa now officially in its first recession since 2009, Old Mutual’s advice to consumers is to stay calm, stick to your plan and tighten your belt by avoiding unnecessary expenses.
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2017 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon sold out

28 Jun 2017
The 2017 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon (OMSM) is officially sold out – four months before race day. For the first time ever, the 24th edition of the race has reached full capacity in all three race categories: 10km, 21km and the 42.2km marathon.
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Old Mutual Investment Group clinches Sake Economist of the Year Award

21 Jun 2017
Rian le Roux has once again been awarded the Sake Economist of the Year Award for his economic forecasts in 2016.
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Money tips for Dads

15 Jun 2017
‘FATHERS are ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story tellers and singers of songs,’ the old adage goes. And yes, we can add to the list that they are often also the family treasurer who carries a fair share of responsibility for balancing the finances. 
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Turning SA’s poor saving rate around, one SME at a time

20 Jun 2017
As it stands, the majority of South African workers aren’t confident about their financial retirement plan – a sentiment that is likely only to be worsened by the current economic uncertainty. If this trend is not reversed, it could further compound the pain that the local economy is currently feeling.
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Investing in the future doesn’t have to be at the expense of living your best life today

16 Jun 2017
Retirement. It’s something our parents deal with and feels like light years away, a thing for the future you to think about. 
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Active corporate citizenship can help bring about transformation in the Western Cape wine industry

13 Jun 2017
To bring about much needed transformation in the Western Cape wine industry, including fostering young, previously disadvantaged and female talent, companies need to play an active role in the industry. To this end, Old Mutual is proud to congratulate 23 graduates from the Pinotage Youth Development Academy (PYDA) class of 2017. 
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Young Red Bull social entrepreneur scoops R100 000 funding from Old Mutual

5 Jun 2017
In partnership with Red Bull, the Old Mutual Foundation announced Thabang Mabapa as the winner of their business pitch challenge at an event held in Mamelodi, Pretoria on Sat 27 May.
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2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - The present catches up with the past

30 May 2017
A spread of results, celebrating the achievements of producers from Constantia to the Northern Cape, and from cellars dating back several centuries to producers making their first wines in the last ten years, are a feature of the 2017 OMTWS laureates.
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