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Greetings to SAMVOZA members
from You’ve Earned It / YEI !




Greetings SAMVOZA members 


You’ve Earned It/YEI is a digital media platform for South African 60-plussers.  YEI features great, relevant, informative and meaningful content PLUS great deals, savings and benefits all specifically geared at SA retirees, pensioners, and  baby boomers.   And we haven’t forgotten the youngsters – the 50-plussers – lots for you to read, digest and action!!

The good news is that YEI is collaborating with SAMVOZA to bring you a variety of articles, news, views, awesome competitions and much, much more…

YEI invites SAMVOZA members to sign up for the free fortnightly newsletter by clicking on this link –


SAMVOZA members can also join up on a YEI WhatsApp Group!

You’ve Earned It/YEI launched the highly successful YEI WhatsApp Group programme earlier this year.  As a SAMVOZA member, we invite you to sign up for the WhatsApp group in your province,  and you will be one of the first to hear about hot-off-the-press YEI offerings, news, views and fabulous articles specifically geared at SA 60-plussers.  If you would like to join one of the WhatsApp Groups – all you need to do is to click on the relevant province link below:


North West:

Free State:

Western Cape:

Eastern Cape:




Northern Cape:


Interesting and latest articles for SAMVOZA members to read:


Pensioner Rates Rebates in South Africa
You asked – YEI investigated.  Some Pensioners may qualify for rebates on their property rates and taxes under certain circumstances. YEI has put together a comprehensive guide (work in progress!) on 5 of the major Metros, offering 60-plussers pensioner rates rebates.
Click on the following link to read all about Pensioner Rates Rebates:   Pensioner Rates Rebates in South Africa – You’ve Earned It (

This Retirement report suggests a mind shift with regard to what pensioners are needing and wanting from their retirement income.
Click on this link to read the article:

Do you have a Vitamin deficiency?
Click on this link to read the article:

YEI Tech Tips for SA Seniors – Loadshedding solutions for every budget
Click on this link to read the article:


The latest in YEI offers for SAMVOZA 60-plussers

Some must-visit CapeNature reserves for Senior Citizens, who want to enjoy easy-going activities
Click on this link to read more:

Darn good deals for South African over-60s this July
Click on this link to find out more…

Every one deserves a break.  Check out these great accommodation specials.
Click on this link to find out more….


YEI’s fabulous competitions

WIN Tickets to see Ndlovu Youth Choir in concert at Montecasino and Artscape
You don’t want to miss this one!!  Click on this link and complete the entry form:


The World of Seniors

Click here to read what’s happening in the World of Seniors 


YEI’s online book reviews 

Click here to read the online book reviews on YEI


YEI What’s On 

Click here for further information


Favourites on the YEI Facebook page

What have you done with all your treasured photo albums?
Link:  Click here  

What was your favourite cartoon growing up?
Link:  Click here

When we were sick or injured as children, we were given a dose of castor oil, some honey for a cough or a dab of mercurochrome, and sometimes a plaster for a cut and then promptly sent back outside to play. 😂😂 Are we tougher than todays generation? 💪 What other “grannies remedies” were you subjected to as a child?
Link:  Click here


And lastly….

YEI loves to bring you pensioner deals, savings and benefits!  The YEI team has been hard at work putting together a selection of Deals and specials for Pensioners   Something for everyone!    I’m sure you will agree – every little bit helps when it comes to saving your hard-earned pension.    

Keep well, keep healthy, keep safe.  Until the next time..


Kind regards,
Marilyn and the YEI Team



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Interesting articles on YEI:

How to prevent falling at home


YEI’s Tech Tim – Scams and how to spot them

Organisations who assist 60-plussers in healthy ageing

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