The National Census 2019 revealed Kenya is a very youthful country. Those aged between 18 and 35 make up approximately 75% of Kenya’s population. A 2019 survey released by CPF and Infotrak Research and Consulting established that only 10% of this population are saving for retirement. This is despite the fact that anyone over the age of 18 (whether employed or self-employed) is eligible to begin saving for retirement. That being said, this article will discuss the youth’s attitude toward pension planning as well as the reasons why young people should consider starting to save early for retirement.
Pension schemes around the world are always looking for the best investment returns, and they’re always looking for profitable and significant investment possibilities. The main aim of any pension scheme is to deliver good retirement security to its members through investment and management decisions. This article aims to inform various stakeholders on investing in infrastructure as an alternative asset class that offers unique and rewarding investment opportunities for pension schemes.
Do you like the idea of your scheme’s retirement fund having a positive social impact while it earns returns? The article aims to introduce an investing practice; Responsible Investing, that seeks to achieve both social impact and financial gain.
You may have heard of money laundering before and more so how the financial markets play a major role in it. However, have you ever wondered how susceptible pension schemes are to money laundering? Could you as a stakeholder be implicit in money laundering?
There are various factors that affect an employee’s salary growth. These factors can be classified as either internal or external.
The gross written premiums increased from Kshs 6.9 billion in 2018 to Kshs 7.5 billion in 2019 representing an 8.3% growth. The profit ratio increased from -4.0% in 2018 to 8.0% in 2019, while the investment income return increased from 14.0% to 15.0% over the same period.