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The You’ve Earned It team is excited to bring you this special retirement issue this August  

Editors desk


Greetings YEI members 

In this issue we have the financial experts offering a myriad of advice, such as the 5 common mistakes that one can make in Retirement, YEI’s Tax Guide for Seniors for 2022, The in’s and out’s of writing or updating your willHow to save R16 000 in one day and how to stretch your retirement savingsAll make for informative, relevant and very interesting reading.

We know our 60-plus audience love competitions.  In this issue, we have TWO competitions for you. You stand a chance to Win tickets to see the amazing Ndlovu Youth Choir at either Montecasino or Artscape and/or you can WIN a copy of the book “Hiking Cape Town – 35 spectacular hikes in and around Cape Town

We also want to give a big welcome to SAMVOZA who has partnered with YEI.  The South African Military Veterans Organisation (SAMVO) previously known as (SAMVOINT) is an international ex-servicemen / women’s organisation comprising Military and Police Veterans who were called up or who volunteered to serve their country, South Africa, in the SADF / SANDF, SAP / SAPS, or the South African Correctional Services, and who now reside in and outside of South Africa.  Click here to find out more and how to sign up as a SAMVOZA member …

The World of Seniors – news and views from around the world

Interesting news items and articles from around the World especially for our YEI senior audience

Click here to find out more.

Favourites on the YEI Facebook page


Facebook, we asked you answeredVoetstoets
We asked, you answeredFor Sale: Voetstoots
According to our calculations, Patrizia N holds the YEI record.
She lives about 11000km’s from her birth place.
FOR SALE : Vintage Husband, 1940 Model,
Body work in need of TLC and Exhaust problems.
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(Please note that you need to be logged into Facebook to view these posts)


Rest In Peace

Olivia Newton-John died age 73 after a long battle with Cancer.
Click here to read more.

Fashion designer, Issey Miyake, who passed on 5 August in a hospital in Tokyo
Click here to read more.

RIP “Georgy Girl”, Judith Durham, who died aged 70
Click here to read more.

RIP Ivana Trump, who died at the age of 73
Click here to read more.


YEI loves being involved with Businesses like Bluu Car Rental especially when we get a lovely e-mail from one of our readers:

Hi , we just used Bluu Car Hire on a 4 day weekend to Cape Town – I want to congratulate them on their service and discounted price ( through our YEI connection ) half price compared to all other companies !!
Well done to Bluu and YEI !!! – Cheryl Donaldson

YEI’s online book reviews 

Click here to read the online book reviews on YEI

YEI What’s On 

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Join a YEI WhatsApp Group!

You’ve Earned It/YEI launched the highly successful YEI WhatsApp Group programme 4 months ago. 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 YEI WhatsApp Groups – all you need to do is to click on the relevant province link below. (Remember you have to be viewing this on your mobile device to do this or send us a message on 060 631 0715 and we will join for you)


North West:

Free State:

Western Cape:

Eastern Cape:




Northern Cape:

And lastly….

YEI loves to bring you pensioner deals, savings and benefits!  And this month is no exception where we bring you the article “Are you a retiree or planning retirement. Then you’ll want to take a look at this


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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:

YEI Tech Tips for SA seniors – Loadshedding solutions for every pensioner’s budget

5 tips to help SA seniors save on insurance

SAMVOZA – South African Military Veterans Organisation

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