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The ABCs of being financially savvy

By Nomi Bodlani on 28 Jan 2022

Understanding the language of finance can help us to better achieve our financial outcomes. Nomi Bodlani, head of Strategic Markets, discusses why knowledge ...

Unpacking saving and investing

By Cedrick Pila on 28 Jul 2021

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

Get your investment questions answered

By Leaveil Des Fountain on 23 Jul 2021

The pandemic continues to impact all South Africans and has resulted in many of us having to make difficult decisions about money. Some of us have had to tap...

Financial lessons from a father

By Saleem Sonday on 19 Jul 2021

July is Savings Month in South Africa, an opportune time to share savings and investment lessons. Saleem Sonday, dad to four children between the ages of 8 a...

How bias can sink your investment success

By Tamryn Lamb on 25 Sep 2019

Everybody has biases. We make judgements about people, places, and of course, the markets. It is almost impossible not to allow the filters which are created...

Avoid common behavioural biases when investing

By Maria Konnikova on 23 Aug 2019

Poker is known as a wicked environment: a setting that is dynamic and uncertain; where things are hidden, and you don’t always have all the information on...

Steps to improve your investment decision making

By Didintle Mokonoto on 17 Jul 2019

Deterred by the large number of investment options available, many would-be investors fail to make the most important decision: the decision to start. Becomi...

Grow your wealth by attending the Allan Gray Investment Summit

By Tamryn Lamb on 24 May 2019

After successfully bringing together renowned investment experts from all over the globe for two consecutive years to sold-out audiences, the Allan Gray...

The rules for making good investment decisions

By Lettie Mzwinila on 20 Dec 2018

People are prone to making predictions about everything from the weather to the economy. However, relying on predictions when investing can thwart your...

Is cash king?

By Catherine Robberts on 22 Nov 2018

It has been a good few years for cash. Over the past three years cash (i.e. highly liquid assets, like money market funds and fixed-interest assets, such as...

How to make better investment decisions in 2018

By Lettie Mzwinila on 08 Jan 2018

Investment experts, economists and industries are more prone to making predictions during the New Year, given the renewed sense of focus and excited...

PART 8: The role of financial advice in your investment success

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 30 Oct 2017

You wouldn’t gamble with your health by not seeing a professional, why do it with your financial future? Consult an independent financial adviser to help you...

PART 4: How do I start investing?

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 09 Oct 2017

The first step is often the most difficult to make, but it does not have to be so with investing. Follow these tips to start off on the right foot...

PART 3: When should I start investing?

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 02 Oct 2017

Time is of the essence when it comes to investing. Start now and benefit from the magic of compounding...

PART 2: How do I overcome the barriers to investing?

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 25 Sep 2017

Not sure how to save money? Follow these five easy steps...

PART 1: Why you should invest

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 18 Sep 2017

There are many reasons to invest. Start now: small sacrifices today can make a big difference over the long term...

When is a debit order the better option?

By Bekithemba Mafulela on 31 Mar 2017

When you think about starting a new investment there are two ways to approach it: either you invest in one go with a lump sum or you do recurring investments...

The role of financial advice in your investment success

By Nazia Kahlon on 13 Dec 2016

You wouldn’t gamble with your health by not seeing a professional, why do it with your financial future? Consult an independent financial adviser to help you...


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