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PPS allocates R3.7 billion in profits to members in 2017

PPS allocates R3.7 billion in profits to members in 2017

Built on the ethos of mutuality, PPS, a financial services company focused exclusively on graduate professionals, showed a strong performance in the 2017 financial year, allocating R3.7 billion in profits to its members. This is in addition to the R2.9 billion in total benefits paid. (more…)

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Where there’s no Will there’s little way

Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix’s death in 1970 led to 30-years’ worth of bitter court battles. Bob Marley’s estate which was valued at USD 130-million[1] was dissolved intestate, when in 1981 the reggae singer lost his battle with cancer. (more…)

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SARB rate cut offers welcome reprieve and growth prospects

 Commentary from Luigi Marinus, Portfolio Manager at PPS Investments. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has cut the repo rate by 25 basis points from 6.75% to 6.5% following the most recent rate cut in July 2017. The biggest contributing factors to the rate cut is the low inflation rate at 4.0% per annum as […]

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Top up your retirement annuity now!

Topping up your retirement annuity before the end of the tax season has some major financial benefits and will give any taxpayer a reason to smile in 2018. (more…)

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Stick to your financial plan this festive season

By Nico Coetzee, Executive: PPS Financial Planning. According to the latest statistics from the National Credit Regulator, collective consumer debt is currently more than R1.69-trillion. With South Africans facing an even tougher economic situation this festive season, it is critical that everyone makes a concerted effort to avoid falling even further into debt by sticking […]

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Ladies, financial planning doesn’t happen by chance

By Motshabi Nomvethe, Technical Marketing Specialist at PPS. Latest local statistics reveal that women are playing an increasingly critical role in ensuring the financial security of their families, highlighting the need for proper financial planning for all women. In South Africa, women make up more than half of university graduates* and over 50% of families […]

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Partnering to increase the number of accredited financial advisers

The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI), a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recognised professional body and a SARS approved Recognised Controlling Body, is proud to announce a new partnership agreement with Old Mutual and PPS Insurance aimed at training and developing financial planners and advisers within these organisations into ultimately attaining the CERTIFIED […]

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Intermediaries applaud South Africa’s top insurance brands at the FIA awards

In a ‘best of the best’ celebration held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on 8 June 2017, the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) announced the 2017 FIA Awards winners. The Awards celebrate the financial services brands that provide the best product, relationship and service to the country’s financial advisors and insurance brokers. […]

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