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Hollard discusses the pitfalls of underinsurance

How to avoid underinsurance

Your home is likely to be your most substantial financial investment. It’s also the absolute cornerstone of your lifestyle and family – it’s your security, your happy place, your stability, your castle. That’s why insuring it correctly is so important.  (more…)

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Eunice Sibiya_FNB Consumer Education

Five tips to save during tough times

Challenging economic conditions often come with a lot of uncertainties, and consumers will find themselves hard-pressed, but it’s still important to make room for saving and continue practicing prudent financial habits. (more…)

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Sonja Visser, CEO of African Unity Life

How to choose the right funeral plan

One of SA’s registered insurers says that it is important that the industry does what it can to ensure that funeral plans are exactly what they should be – safe and reliable. (more…)

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Stephen-Brierley0017

A story of hedge funds

Hedge fund investing is not new to the global industry. The concept of hedging the markets, i.e. being long and short of stocks, was initiated in the late 1940s. In the earliest recordings, farmers in China would hedge the price of their crops for sale at a later date. Global hedge funds began to appear […]

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Channel Head at FNB Financial Advisory, Ester Ochse

5 Habits that stop you from building your savings

The extent to which a person is able to save depends largely on their attitude towards money and not how much they earn. (more…)

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Three steps to choosing the right insurance adviser

With the recent hard-hitting winter weather, along with fires in the Western Cape, and cold temperatures creeping in around the country as winter fully sets in, having adequate insurance cover is essential. This is according to Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. (more…)

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The EU referendum: one year on

When the result of the UK’s EU referendum confirmed that the UK had voted to leave, markets were initially weaker. The FTSE 100 index has since rallied by 17%, while the pound has fallen by -14.5%. But what has changed, and what are the prospects for UK investors? A panel of Schroders’ experts offer their […]

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Sanlam Private Wealth on financial education and inherited money

The lack of financial education could cost a fortune

While it used to take two generations to lose a fortune, now it takes just one. This is according to a PwC 2016 Billionaires Insights report that showed that globally, 70% of inheritances are squandered in under five years.  (more…)

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