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Motshabi Nomvethe HR

Low confidence in education system meeting NDP goals

One of the goals stated in the National Development Plan (NDP) is for 90% of grades 3, 6 and 9 learners to achieve 50% or more in annual national assessments for literacy, mathematics and science by 2030. When asked whether they feel this goal is realistic, only 26% of South African graduate professionals said yes. […]

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Izak Smit

PPS allocates over R2.7bn in profits to members in 2016

PPS, the financial services company focused exclusively on graduate professionals, has declared that its total profit-share allocation to PPS members* for the 2016 financial year was over R2.7 billion. This makes the total cumulative profit-share allocation to members R22.5 billion over the last ten years. (more…)

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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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Andriette Theron

Should investors shun equities?

  By Andriette Theron, Senior Investment Analyst at PPS Investments. Despite volatility in equity markets, investors should still guard against trying to time the markets, or getting out of equities at the wrong time. (more…)

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PPS Short-Term Insurance launches business insurance solution

PPS Short-Term Insurance has announced that the company will now be offering commercial insurance solutions in addition to its personal lines product offering. This comes almost a year after the company changed its business model from a brokerage to an insurer, to provide tailor-made short-term insurance solutions to graduate professionals. (more…)

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Luigi Marinus

Investment themes to watch

By Luigi Marinus, Senior Investment Analyst at PPS Investments. Most people would not have predicted that offshore assets would end up becoming the worst performers in 2016 after being the best performing assets in 2015. And it is unlikely that the world thought a Trump presidency or Brexit were possible, or that it would be […]

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PPS sponsors unique Panorama Cycle Tour

The Panorama Tour, a 12 year old cycle race which is the only road stage race for teams of two in South Africa, is proud to announce PPS as its headline sponsor for its 2017 event. (more…)

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Nazeer Hoosen

A pre-holiday insurance checklist

As the year begins to wind down and people start to plan and look forward to the holiday period, it is important that consumers ensure they are financially covered in the event of theft, loss or damage to personal belongings to avoid a holiday hangover. (more…)

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