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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...

Commitment counts

By Zwelethu Nkosi on 30 Sep 2015

There will always be ups and downs in the markets as much as in life. To deliver great long-term investment performance we believe a fund manager needs to...

Are your investment goals, products and expectations suitably aligned?

By Jeanette Marais on 01 Aug 2014

Our investment goals depend on our personal priorities in life and there is no generic set of goals that applies to everyone, and no set timeline for achievi...

Thinking long term

By Wanita Isaacs on 30 Jun 2014

We encourage people to invest for the long term. But how long is long term and what does this mean for investment decision-making? Wanita Isaacs offers some...

Investing tutorials: Why preserve?

By Thandi Ngwane on 30 Sep 2013

Learn more about investing and personal finance in 'Investing tutorials', a new addition to our Quarterly Commentary. South Africans on average change jobs...

Not the time to relax risk appetite

By Ian Liddle on 28 Jan 2013

In his 1988 annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote: ‘We have no idea how long the excesses will last, nor do we know what will change the...

Make financial planning a priority in 2013

By Jeanette Marais on 10 Dec 2012

Research from the US1 shows that financial planning is a critical factor separating those who are on track to meet their financial goals and those who are...

A balancing act

By Rob Formby on 27 Sep 2012

We have written at length about the perils of switching and trying to time the market, noting how investor behaviour plays an important role in investor...

Logic fails to prevail in investment decision making

By Carl Richards and Jeanette Marais on 24 Aug 2012

Most of us make the same mistake with our money over and over again: we buy high out of greed and sell low out of fear, despite knowing on an intellectual...

The cost of waiting to save

By Shaun Duddy on 06 Jul 2012

Whether you want to save for your retirement, a child’s education or an overseas trip, starting now can significantly reduce the cost of reaching your goals....

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