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New Approach to savings helps combat financial emergencies

To mark World Savings Day on October 31, Alexander Forbes has identified a novel approach to emergency savings where employers help their employees with short- and long-term financial needs. (more…)

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Wealth creation: ‘The real thing’

By Citadel Wealth Management. Understanding each of your options in your journey of wealth creation will set you up well for achieving your goals. Getting the mix right creates the “the real thing”, the ideal wealth creation formula. (more…)

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Justine Wyatt, Legal and Complaince Executive at Just.

Dementia leaves retirees vulnerable

The World Health Organisation recognises dementia as a public health priority that is on the increase with no cure currently in sight. A degenerative condition affecting the brain, dementia primarily affects the elderly, resulting in memory loss, impaired communication skills and an inability to make simple decisions. The increase in dementia highlights the need to […]

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Haul out the checklist – it’s time for a money review

Good intentions can be like rainbows. Clear and bright one minute, faded and forgotten the next. In fact, some surveys suggest that only 20% of people stick to their New Year’s resolutions past February each year. (more…)

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Tim Mertens

Offshore retirement structures offer array of investment options for SA investors

South Africans looking for tax-efficient retirement planning solutions have an array of offshore investment options available to them – but it’s important to choose the right investment vehicles, and to choose reputable financial advisors with a sound track record. (more…)

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Seven financial must-haves for women in retirement

Recent Statistics South Africa figures reveal that, on average, women outlive men by nearly a decade or 9.3 years. And this means that it is absolutely vital for women, if they haven’t already, to take an active role in managing their finances rather than relying on a spouse or partner, because they will need the […]

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SA’s top three savings priorities

Insights agency, Columinate, recently surveyed a representative sample of 1 000 urban South Africans to gauge their savings habits, including their preferred savings vehicles, and the results inspire optimism. Top three reasons for saving 44% of respondents noted that they’re saving for their children’s education, 43% save for emergencies, and 42% are saving for their retirement. […]

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Shaun Ruiters

What SA can learn from the Chinese savings culture

By Shaun Ruiters, Executive of Business Development at PPS Investments. (more…)

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