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Cedrick Pila

Cedrick was employed at Allan Gray from 2019 to 2023 and was the Johannesburg regional manager in Retail Distribution. He rejoined Allan Gray in 2019 as a business development manager and previously held roles in the Life & Retirement Operations and Investor Service teams between 2013 and 2017. Cedrick holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Investments from the University of Johannesburg, a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of the Free State, and a Certificate in Pension Funds Law from the University of South Africa. He is also a CFP® professional.

Articles by Cedrick Pila

Insights categories - Personal investing

Saving in a rising interest rate environment

By Cedrick Pila on 22 Jun 2022

Reading time: 3 mins

With interest rates and inflation on the rise, Cedrick Pila, regional manager, discusses how investors can achieve real returns and protect their savings and...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Personal finance lessons from Squid Game

By Cedrick Pila on 03 Dec 2021

Reading time: 8 mins

Netflix’s smash hit show Squid Game may not be for everyone due to its shock factor and gruesome violence, but it is a relatable story that hits close to hom...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Financial advice helps you sail through your investment journey

By Cedrick Pila on 18 Oct 2021

Reading time: 4 mins

Have you considered engaging the services of a good, independent financial adviser? Cedrick Pila explains why having a financial adviser is much like going o...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Unpacking saving and investing

By Cedrick Pila on 28 Jul 2021

Viewing time: 1 min

Saving and investing are both important ingredients for building a sound financial foundation, but they are not the same thing. They have different purposes...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Part 5: Why every investor needs an independent adviser right now

By Cedrick Pila on 09 Jun 2020

Reading time: 6 mins

Investors are panicked and who can blame them? The market volatility has persuaded some to run for the hills and never look back, while others may be tempted...


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