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Interest rate hike unlikely tomorrow

By Adriaan Pask, Chief Investment Officer, PSG Wealth. Indications that South Africa’s economy remained weak at the start of the third quarter of this year make it unlikely that the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) monetary policy committee will hike interest rates tomorrow (Thursday, 20 Sep). (more…)

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

How rand depreciation affects your insurance cover

By Bertus Visser, Head of Distribution, PSG Insure. Times are tough in markets across the globe, and South Africa is no exception. To make matters worse, continued pressure on the rand – largely due to factors outside South Africa’s control – is fuelling inflation fears and adding pressure to an already struggling economy. This affects […]

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Willie Fourie

Don’t let a careless estate plan undo a lifetime of saving

Savings Month is here and as we see every July, many South Africans are taking the opportunity to review their savings habits and behaviours. One aspect that’s often overlooked is that your hard-earned savings gains can easily be undone by failing to pay sufficient attention to estate planning. “Even if all your retirement goals fall […]

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Evergreen Muizenberg

Rapid retirement expansion – what’s the next big play?

Demand for retirement facilities in South Africa is surging, with one development company’s footprint growing dramatically. Though the retirement sector is growing in South Africa with 6,8million retirees being predicted by 2030, it is a fragmented and largely underserved market. (more…)

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Building a resilient retirement portfolio

By Shreekanth Sing, Technical Legal Adviser, PSG Wealth. Saving for retirement is probably the biggest, most challenging investment goal most people will face. Given that your retirement portfolio needs to sustain you in retirement for 30 years or more, the stakes are high. So, what should you bear in mind when building a robust retirement […]

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Dan Hugo

PSG names its best financial professionals at 20th annual awards ceremony

PSG Konsult, the JSE-listed financial services firm, recognised its top financial practitioners for 2017/18 at the firm’s 20th annual conference, held at Sun City in May.  “Celebrating our 20th annual conference is a significant milestone for our business and the winners are really top performers in their field,” said Dan Hugo, CE of Distribution at […]

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PSG Insure acquires Airborne Insurance Consultants

On 1 May 2018, PSG Insure aviation team acquired Airborne Insurance Consultants, Africa’s fastest-growing independent aviation insurance specialists. PSG Insure’s aviation team, under the management of our aviation specialist advisory office run by Reon Wiese, forms part of PSG Konsult, which is listed on the Johannesburg and Namibia stock exchanges. It is made up of […]

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Jac de Wet

You’ve been burnt by the market – now what?

By Jac de Wet, National Head of Sales, PSG Wealth What can you do about a market event, correction or shock after the fact? The best course of action, is to view it as a learning opportunity, and take action to ensure your risk profile, investment strategy and asset allocation have all been determined correctly. […]

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