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Do you have an emergency fund?

By Noluyolo Betela on 01 Jul 2020

By proactively building emergency reserves, you will be able to respond to life’s crises without compromising your financial standing, or taking on expensive...

Take charge of your finances during COVID-19

By Leaveil Des Fountain on 17 Jun 2020

As we think about the day-to-day impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our families, friends, colleagues and communities, it’s easy to lose sight of our long-te...

Part 1: Staying future focused amid a global pandemic

By Nomi Bodlani on 09 Jun 2020

As world leaders grapple with the broader challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become apparent that the socioeconomic consequences will...

Part 2: How to recalibrate your budget in the wake of COVID-19

By Tamryn Lamb on 09 Jun 2020

As we all long for the life we had before COVID-19, are there any adjustments from the life that’s been thrust upon us that should be incorporated? Tamryn La...

Part 3: How to be a resilient investor

By Lise-Mari Crafford on 09 Jun 2020

To be a successful investor, you need to understand what you are getting yourself into upfront, make sure you are comfortable, and then buckle in for the rid...

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

By Cedrick Pila on 09 Jun 2020

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...

Look after your financial health during COVID-19

By Lettie Mzwinila on 02 Jun 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the globe, remaining healthy is naturally top of mind. While we are all prioritising the health and wellbeing of...

What can we learn from the Springboks when it comes to setting financial goals?

By Belinda Carbutt on 08 Nov 2019

Rassie Erasmus took over as Springbok coach with 618 days to the Rugby World Cup. At the time the state of Springbok rugby was dire, with the team having los...

Seek financial advice to help you meet your financial goals

By Tamryn Lamb on 04 Oct 2019

The spotlight falls on the importance of having a financial plan during Financial Planning Week, taking place from 7 to 11 October 2019. With this in mind,...

The benefits of independent financial advice

By Tamryn Lamb on 20 Sep 2019

Many investors underplay the importance of financial advice to the detriment of the performance of their portfolios over time. A good financial adviser can...

Give your finances a fresh start

By Ciani Gower on 24 Jan 2019

The first few weeks of a new year can feel like a clean slate: Past imperfections are relegated to history and you can redefine what you want to achieve in t...

The simple answers to investing

By Wanita Isaacs on 24 Jan 2018

Is the very thought of planning a barrier for you when it comes to investing? Or are you guilty of overanalysing and underacting? Wanita Isaacs investigates...

How to tame temptations

By Jeanette Marais on 22 Nov 2017

A survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania a few years ago asked respondents to rank their strengths in 24 different skills. Self-control ended up ...

Take charge of your finance this Women's month

By Jeanette Marais on 14 Aug 2017

A man is not a financial plan and women today are becoming more aware of the fact that they must take ownership of their finances. August is Women’s month, s...

Are you on track to achieve your 2017 financial goals?

By Thandi Ngwane on 19 May 2017

With 2017 in full swing, make sure you stick to your new year’s resolutions when it comes to your personal finances with the below five-point checklist...

Considering getting financial advice? Four key questions to ask your adviser

By Thandi Ngwane on 05 Sep 2016

You wouldn’t gamble with your health by not seeing a professional, why do it with your financial future? Independent financial advisers can make a significan...

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