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Retirement options

This section deals with the retirement options available to you by the CPUT Retirement Fund.

Your retirement is an important milestone in your life. Most people hope to be able to maintain a reasonable lifestyle in their "golden years". The purpose of this guide is to assist you in investing the money you receive from the CPUT Retirement Fund prudently.

If you are retiring soon, the CPUT Retirement Fund will inform you of the total amount of your retirement benefit. However, before you can make any decision as to what to do with this money, it is imperative that you read the material available to you as highlighted below. Choosing the right option is not that easy. For this reason, we encourage you to go through the information carefully before making a final decision.

The following documentation provides more insight into your retirement options.

Click each list item to download a document on the relevant topic:


  • Whilst this guide is intended to provide a basic understanding of the different options available to you at retirement, it is not intended to be a comprehensive review of all possible pension options.
  • Information contained in herein does not constitute advice by the Board of Trustees or by its advisors.
  • If you need more information on how you can invest your retirement benefit, you should seek professional advice from a licensed financial advisor.
  • This guide will be updated from time to time; please check the website to ensure that you have the latest version.