January 2019

Submitted by webbest_admin on Mon, 02/04/2019 - 16:22


Well we have definitely started 2019 off on a high!

Winning FOUR awards at this year’s Institute of Retirement Funds Africa – Best Practices Industry Awards and with the fund fast approaching the 50 000-membership mark, we are growing from strength to strength and setting the benchmark in Local Government.

We are excited to introduce the new ABSA Workplace benefits which offer NFMW-members exclusive financial service solutions, including discounts on vehicle finance, home loans and personal loans.

At the NFMW, we remain committed to provide well-diversified investment portfolios which will provide solid real returns and capital growth over the long term. The latest investment portfolio performance as at the end of December 2018 is provided with a detailed article which focusses on the recent market performance and returns.

We are always looking at innovative ways of making it as easy as possible to contact the fund.You will be happy to know that you are now also able to communicate with us using WhatsApp and Telegram, so please make sure that you save our number and to tell us if you would like to receive notifications from us on these messaging platforms.

Enjoy reading this edition of the mailer and remember we are always here to help if you need any information or assistance with any fund-related matter.

Kind regards

Sean Sammons - Principal Executive Officer

Sean Samons
Principal Executive Officer


The NFMW was among the best of the best at the 2019 Institute of Retirement Funds (IRFA)- Best Practices Industry Awards, walking away with FOUR awards in the categories Financial Management and Reporting, Governance, Investment Practices and a GOLD STANDARD AWARD which is a testament to the fund’s compliance with all regulatory and other statutory requirements and above all recognition for setting the benchmark of excellence in Local Government.





Investment portfolio December 18
Capital Protector 0.64%
Stable Growth 1.33%
Capital Growth 0.79%
Aggressive Growth 0.66%
Shari’ah 0.77%





Absa offers you, as a member of the National Fund for Municipal Workers (NFMW), financial service solutions to make your life easier. Read more.

Connect with us


You can now connect with us on WhatsApp and Telegram (Username @Fund_of_choice) if you require any information or assistance with a fund related matter.

Save the NFMW number 063 645 7110 as a contact and start chatting to us. Remember, you can also receive special notifications from us, by just sending us a message on WhatsApp and/or Telegram with your name, surname and the name of your municipality.


You stand a chance to win one of five exclusive NFMW-prizes by sending us a video clip of yourself through WhatsApp, Telegram or Facebook telling us why the NFMW is your fund of choice!

The competition closes on 25 February 2019 and the names of the winners and their videos will be published on the fund's Facebook page and website.