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July 21, 2020
Investing amid uncertainty
Anything of any value takes time. Likewise, creating wealth is a long-term process.
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July 21, 2020
Fight the fear
When life doesn’t go according to plan, our first response will often be one of fear. Unfortunately, life generally never goes according to plan - so we encounter fear a lot!
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Interview
July 21, 2020
What’s the state of your budget?
Each year we are presented with our president’s State of the Nation address and the finance minister’s budget speech around the same time.
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July 14, 2020
What the low interest rate means for you
In light of the difficult times recently, Southern Africa has been awash in low interest rates.
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July 14, 2020
Ways to save when times are tough
Most of us are chronic under-savers even in the best of times. Yet with the current economic environment...
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July 14, 2020
Cold hard cash
Debt statistics are growing - this is very likely in part to the fact that a vast majority of us today prefer credit cards over cash.
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July 14, 2020
Three ways to thrash your debt
Effectively managing your debt is one of the best and most proactive ways of ensuring a sustainable financial future.
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July 13, 2020
Are you a savings statistic?
Most Sub-Saharan African countries are chronic ‘dis-savers’. But, you don’t have to be. Before we look at the options, let’s take a snapshot of recent events.
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July 14, 2020
The long haul
Saving is not just about a plan - it's a behaviour.Part of this behaviour is rooted in our mental ability to overcome our own fears.
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July 14, 2020
Soup’s on ain’t a soupçon!
As the days draw shorter, the sun stays hidden for longer and the colder weather encourages us to hibernate away...
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July 14, 2020
When Rona hits your wallet
Whilst we may try our best to keep our bodies safe from the flu - we may overlook the sluggish money myalgia that can hit us around this time too!
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June 19, 2020
How to emotionally distance when investing in tough times
Current investors have seen more ‘interesting times’, more black swans and market freefalls, than any other generation gone before.
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July 14, 2020
Tips for when markets recover
The last few years have seen more market volatility than anyone could have predicted, with the icing on the cake being the COVID-19 pandemic.
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July 14, 2020
Living annuities and how they affect your living
One of South Africa’s most contentious laws regarding annuities states that a retirement fund may not be completely withdrawn in a lump sum...
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July 14, 2020
Mid-Year Money Check
Many of us only look at our financial plan when we receive a windfall (this is not often…) or when things go terribly wrong...
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Interview
June 2, 2020
Setting goals and taking stock
How you finish your year is a powerful way to create momentum for the new year. How much you achieved (or didn’t quite manage) this year can inspire how much you aim to achieve next year.
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Interview
June 2, 2020
A closer look at ESG stock options
Swiss banks hold a certain cachet about knowing good from bad investments, and currently the hottest topic on their lips are ESG funds.
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Interview
June 2, 2020
Moving on from “summer-body” goals?
Ever set yourself a goal to get your ‘summer body’ ready? On some level, all of us have moments when we’re not happy with our bodies and the way they look.
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Interview
July 14, 2020
Improve the way you invest for the year
Having an eager desire to achieve more is a key motivator for success. If you want to achieve more in your investing, why not consider setting...
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Interview
June 2, 2020
Investor Trends in 2020?
Every investor has their own unique style when it comes to the rigorous decision-making process that goes into what to include in their portfolio and how to weight it.
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Interview
June 2, 2020
Breathe cleaner air in your home?
We live in increasingly polluted environments – both inside and outside! Trees and plants remain the best ‘machines’ for pumping down carbon dioxide and supplying us with clean air.
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Interview
June 2, 2020
Embrace your wealth?
February is the month of love, but it’s also the first real month of the year for most of us, once we’ve got back into our routines and come back to grips with life after the holidays in January.
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News
June 2, 2020
Coffee, makes you think
After owing its name to the mindful Fransciscan monks, the Capuchin friars, many of us overlook our daily cappuccino (or other frothy delight) and how much we spend on these little luxuries in life.
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June 10, 2020
Retirement Annuity
RAs have been around for a long time and are basically private pension plans that help you to save for retirement. As we near the end of yet another tax year, we move into a period that is often referred to as RA season.
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