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Motshabi Nomvethe of PPS

Financial planning for the sandwich generation

Many South Africans are increasingly experiencing the effects of the sandwich generation where young working professionals, usually in their late twenties to early forties, have to financially support their own children and their parents with their monthly income. (more…)

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Ian Wason

The strain of consumer debt on SA’s financial advisers

By Ian Wason, CEO of the IDM Group Just as death and taxes are certainties, so too do all financial advisers and insurers know that  monetary crises come and go. (more…)

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Pravin Gordhan

Gordhan goes, but ‘not the time to panic’

By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers. It was a week of high drama, which culminated in the removal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, and other ministers and deputy ministers on Thursday night. (more…)

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Brain injuries: Heads up for the costs of recovery

Head injuries can result in damage to the most important part of the central nervous system – the brain – and can irrefutably impact on one’s health, well-being and ability to work. With World Head Injury Awareness Day on 20 March, South Africans are reminded to be mindful of how to reduce these accidents, and […]

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Lee Bromfield

Plan ahead for tombstone unveiling costs: FNB Life

Consumers who don’t adequately plan for post funeral expenses may find themselves having to borrow money to cover tombstone unveiling costs. (more…)

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Pravin Gordhan

Your tax bill is about to become more than a little taxing

Wealthy taxpayers were left gasping when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced in parliament during his 2017/18 Budget Speech an increase in their marginal rate of tax by four full percentage points. (more…)

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Running your finances like a mini-nation

That new smartphone has such amazing features. How did you ever live without a 12 megapixel camera? Can you really move forward without a 25% brighter screen? You don’t just want it, you need it right? And you’ll happily pay the extra R399 a month to get it. And everyone will think you’re super cool […]

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Entries for FPI Financial Planner of the Year close 17 March

Entries for the FPI Financial Planner of the year will close on the 17th of March. (more…)

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