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The top four mistakes to avoid when saving for education

By Saleem Sonday on 17 Jan 2020

As parents, we all want the best for our children, and this often includes being able to give them the best education that we can afford. In the journey to...

CASE STUDY 2: Long-term investing for your child’s education

By Ray Mhere on 16 Jul 2019

Meet parents Wayne and Makgabo van Niekerk from Johannesburg. They are paying for Ceana (six) and three-year-old Amber’s early education (crèche and primary...

CASE STUDY 1: Investing to pay school fees upfront for the year

By Ray Mhere on 16 Jul 2019

A Johannesburg mother saves on fees by taking advantage of the discount offered by some schools to settle the year’s fees in full at the beginning of the yea...

PART 4: Investing offshore to finance international education

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Jul 2019

It’s hard to make space for saving in our already-stretched budgets, but what about those of us who have children aspiring to spread their wings by studying...

PART 2: Saving for education – later is still better than never

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Jul 2019

When it comes to paying for the best education for your child, making small sacrifices early on and taking a long-term approach to investing is the smart thi...

PART 3: What are the best investment options for education savings?

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Jul 2019

With the cost of education soaring, relying purely on your salary to finance your children’s education is becoming increasingly difficult. Consider saving fo...

PART 1: How to overcome the growing cost of education

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Jul 2019

Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of how you will finance your children’s education? You are not alone. We all want to empower our children by giving th...

Getting to the heart of education in South Africa

By Jeremy Gibbon on 24 Oct 2017

The Jakes Gerwel Fellowship, an independent and aspirational initiative birthed out of Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Endowment, is committed to creating a...

Investing for education

By Wanita Isaacs on 30 Sep 2012

As Wanita Isaacs joins the ranks of parents investigating ways to afford the best possible education for their children, she learns that, although long-term...

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