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Biking to retirement: how cycling connects to better long-term investing

By Richus Nel, Financial Adviser, PSG Wealth Old Oak. As a recreational cyclist, I regard cycling as one of the most enjoyable and effective ways to get around. But while some cycling is for recreation, other times it can be about incremental goal setting. Every hill, every valley or every time challenge is within reach, […]

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December 2018 experienced little of the usual market optimism

By Gielie de Swardt, head of Retail Distribution at Sanlam Investments. Following the positive outcome from the G20 Summit talks, the US and China have entered a three-month truce, causing markets around the world to climb at month start. (more…)

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SA’s ranking on passport index remains stable

The South African passport remains stable in 2019 on the latest Henley Passport Index. South Africa, ranked 53rd globally, continues to occupy 3rd place in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, following the Seychelles, ranked 27th globally, and Mauritius, ranked 31st globally. Somalia, Libya, and Eritrea sit at the bottom of the index in Africa, each only […]

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ANC’s manifesto is a ‘wake-up call’ for investors, warns deVere Acuma

The ANC’s manifesto should serve as a “wake-up call” for investors to consider creating, building and safeguarding wealth internationally. This is the clear warning from Gavin Smith, Head of Africa at deVere Acuma. (more…)

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RA or TFSA? How to maximise your retirement savings

Jan van der Merwe, Head: Actuarial and Product at PSG Wealth If you still want to take advantage of this year’s tax exemptions, the clock is ticking. What is the best way to maximise your savings? Theoretically, the most efficient option is investing in a retirement annuity (RA) before investing any excess amounts in a […]

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12 of the most common questions investors ask about the Section 12J tax incentive

By Jonti Osher and Dino Zuccollo, founder members of the Section 12J Association of South Africa and fund managers at Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management. As South Africans return to work in 2019, many will be considering whether to reduce their February tax liability by taking advantage of the Section 12J tax deduction. For every R100 […]

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Managing your budget is key to surviving tough economic times

By Danie Esterhuyse, Senior Financial Adviser at PPS. The New Year brings in new hope and resolutions to achieve. For many professionals, one of the most common resolution is better management of their finances. (more…)

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UK financial assets and pound will rally if PM gets her way on Brexit

  UK financial assets and the pound will rally if Theresa May’s Brexit deal is passed today (Tuesday), affirms Nigel Green, deVere Group’s founder and chief executive. (more…)

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