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The first You’ve Earned It Retirement Workshop was held on Saturday 29 October 2016 at Belmont Conference Centre in Rondebosch


The workshop/seminar provided delegates with useful information on planning their transition into retirement.  Five expert speakers in various fields discussed topics such as financial planning, future trends in the retirement housing industry, rebranding yourself to take an active role in the economy and/or your community, creating your best possible retirement and the habits of effective patients – getting the most out of your doctor visit.


Andre du Toit, Programme Director

Andre du Toit, Programme Director


We had exhibitors in the foyer – Napier Retirement Village, CPOA and Evergreen Lifestyle.  MultiChoice/DSTV were on hand to give advice, a retirement guide was on sale and we even had a mobile beauty therapist giving 5-minute neck massages!  Something for everyone!




Our sponsors were extremely generous with prizes and several delegates were the recipients of fabulous lucky draw prizes. Each delegate was given a goodie bag, filled with valuable information, useful promotional items and even a box of the most delicious Lindt chocolates, courtesy of Napier Retirement Village!




Feedback from some of the delegates:

Good ideas. New ideas. Food for thought. Theme of enjoying of a fulfilling, active and  positive  retirement came across strongly

 You’ve Earned It’s warm welcome made us feel at home.    Well planned, good venue, good mix of speakers.   Well worth the price and time. 

Congratulations to the You’ve Earned It team. I found the conference informative, fun and very worthwhile


Cameron McCallum, Netto Invest - "Are you ready to retire?"

Cameron McCallum, Netto Invest – “Are you ready to retire?”


The refreshments and sponsors were well organized as was the registration and MC. The Goodie Bag was also a pleasure and all the talks were very topical

 Everyone should attend a Retirement Planning Workshop. Opens you up to thoughts and ideas which you had previously not thought about. Planning is vital as life does not always pan out the way you would have liked.

 An informative, thought-provoking, entertaining event, providing many insights on ways to really enjoy and make the most of one’s retirement.


Arthur Case, CEO: Evergreen Lifestyle - "Future trends in the retirement housing industry"

Arthur Case, CEO: Evergreen Lifestyle – “Future trends in the retirement housing industry”


 Preparation for our mature years is a must for everyone and this is the help needed

 The quality of the presentations and the slickness of the organisation was excellent. The workshop is an invaluable source of information for all retirees or those near to retirement.




WINNERS of lucky draw prizes.     From left to right:

David Rennie, winner of the Margaret Roberts book, Anti-Ageing Tissue Salts
Prize donated by Struik Nature

Maureen Lawrence, winner of the hamper donated by Evergreen Lifestyle

Lisette Genseberger, winner of the bottle of craft gin.
Prize donated by Napier Retirement Village

Elizabeth Hendricks, winner of the book, 101 Kruger Tales.
Prize donated by Struik Nature

Bobby Watson, one of three winners of Netto Invest consultations

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