Press Releases

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

Single mom ‘check list’ to get you through financial storms

29 May 2017
Being a single mother means taking on so much more responsibility, and often carrying the world on your shoulders. Statistics reveal that one in two moms are single, and of these, only 12% of the fathers are regular contributors to their children’s financial wellbeing. This is according to the 2016 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor which involved over one thousand urban professionals.

Are SA consumers ready for the financial services shakeup that lies ahead?

22 May 2017
The South African financial services sector is undergoing major changes as the industry prepares for the introduction of the Financial Services Board’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR). However, many consumers – the primary intended beneficiaries of the regulatory overhaul – remain largely unaware of what RDR is and how it will impact them once implemented. 

Great advice can unlock the next level for SMMEs

16 May 2017
Access to advice and mentorship from experienced people is key to helping small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) build successful and sustainable businesses. 

Strong Agri growth to lift millions out of poverty by 2030

16 May 2017
“Agricultural growth is a powerful catalyst for inclusive growth and socioeconomic transformation,”says Simpiwe Somdyala, General Manager of Corporate Affairs at Old Mutual. 

The one thing many good moms neglect

11 May 2017
As moms all over South Africa are showered with love and appreciation for their care and nurturing, it is worth noting that there is one area that many of them are guilty of neglecting: their own long-term financial security.