National Fund for Municipal Workers

Category C

This is the main retirement savings category, members contribute between 7.5% to 9% and the employer 18% towards retirement. Members can choose between various risk categories to best suit their individual needs. The benefits in this category include :

Category A

This Category, also known as the 2%-fund, is a supplementary retirement savings vehicle for employees within Local Government, both the member and employer contribute 2%. The benefits in this category include :

Category E

This Category is for members who previously belonged to the National Pension Fund for Municipal Workers or where transfers to NFMW were effected from a pension fund. Category E members need to purchase a pension/annuity with at least two-thirds of their fund credit when they retire.

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Important Update NFMW Latest news update

NFMW Latest news update

The implementation of the new two-pot retirement system is scheduled for 1 September 2024. This system offers members the flexibility to withdraw a portion of their savings without needing to resign from their current employment, while also ensuring compulsory preservation to secure a steady income upon retirement.

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NFMW Latest news update

The Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, delivered the 2024 Budget speech on 21 February 2024 where he announced that the much anticipated two-pot system is on track for implementation on 1 September 2024.

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