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How to thrive in the property investment arena

George Muchanya, Head of Corporate Finance at Growthpoint Properties, says the questions he is most often asked are: “Should I be invested in property at all?” – and if so, “should I invest in ‘bricks-and-mortar’ property or listed property shares?” (more…)

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The bears are at the door – and why we should embrace bear markets

By Paul Cluer, Managing Director at Foord Asset Management. One of the longest global bull markets in living memory wound down in 2018. What are bear markets and what do they mean for long-term investors? (more…)

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CoreShares consolidates its ETF equity offering with Multi-factor

CoreShares today announced that it intends re-mandating its Top 40 Equally Weighted ETF (Share code: CSEW40) to track its flagship Multi-factor index. This index is designed and maintained by the renowned Scientific Beta, part of the EDHEC Business School. Scientific Beta recently announced that it now has 43 Bln USD tracking its Multi-factor indexes and […]

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Comparing tax-free savings accounts with unit trusts

By Jaco Prinsloo, Financial Planner at Alexander Forbes Financial Planning Consultants. The close of the tax year is drawing near, meaning those wanting to make use of the tax-free savings account allowance have their last opportunity on February 28 to put money away in the current tax year. (more…)

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Compound interest adds up to a comfortable retirement

If statistics are anything to go by, many South Africans delay saving for retirement. When we are young, retirement seems just a speck in the future, and other life expenses and events distract us. (more…)

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Compound interest adds up to a comfortable retirement

If statistics are anything to go by, many South Africans delay saving for retirement. When we are young, retirement seems just a speck in the future, and other life expenses and events distract us.  (more…)

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ETFs continue to dominate SA’s investment performance surveys over multiple time periods

By Mike Brown, Managing Director, etfSA.co.za The publication of the latest Collective Investment Schemes Quarterly Performance Survey (ASISA/Profile Data, 31/12/2018), serves to emphasise, yet again, the fact that passive ETFs continue to come out as the top South African investment product performers in many time periods. (more…)

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Three retirement savings myths debunked

By Nic Horn, Director and Regional Head: Durban, Citadel. Retirement is often painted as a harbinger of doom, with naysayers sounding endless warnings that you will likely need to cut out all of life’s pleasures if you’re to survive your retirement years. (more…)

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