Lettie Mzwinila

Lettie joined Allan Gray in 2013 and is currently a specialist in the Strategic Markets team. She previously worked as a business development manager in Retail Distribution and prior to that as a client relationship manager in the Private Clients team. Lettie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Planning and an Honours degree in Business Management focusing on Investment Management, both from Nelson Mandela University.

Articles by Lettie Mzwinila

How not to break the bank this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 22 Nov 2019

The end of 2019 is fast approaching and with many looking forward to downtime during the festive season, this shouldn’t mean breaking the bank, according to...

Spring is here, it’s time to spring clean your finances

By Lettie Mzwinila on 25 Sep 2019

The year is flying by, but don’t let it pass without taking stock of your financial decisions, writes Lettie Mzwinila.

Should you take investment advice from family and friends?

By Lettie Mzwinila on 29 Jul 2019

Your friends and family may offer you financial advice with good intentions, but you should be wary of basing your investment decisions purely on stories...

Can you save more?

By Lettie Mzwinila on 26 Jul 2019

Whether you are just doing a regular check up on your long-term investments or evaluating your monthly savings plan, it is a good idea to review your financi...

How to get into the habit of saving this Savings Month

By Lettie Mzwinila on 18 Jul 2019

If you have tried to kick the sugar habit and eat only healthy food, or give up cigarettes and replace the habit with going to the gym, you can probably atte...

Have you chosen the right unit trust?

By Lettie Mzwinila on 29 Apr 2019

It’s a good idea to review your investments about once a year to make sure that things are on track. But what if they aren’t? How can you tell if “this, too,...

How you can influence your investment outcomes

By Lettie Mzwinila on 16 Apr 2019

After an undeniably tough 2018, the local market staged a turnaround during the first quarter. But the atmosphere in the country is blowing hot and cold: As...

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...

How to approach your finances this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 05 Dec 2018

In the hive of festive activity, it’s easy to forget your financial goals and spend more than you planned. Next thing you know, it’s the New Year and the lon...

Give yourself the gift of balance this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 30 Nov 2018

The festive season is upon us and as much as we all relish letting go, balancing spending and other indulgences with a bit of discipline can go some way to...

Get advice to be more money savvy

By Lettie Mzwinila on 02 Oct 2018

Reports* show that as a millennial investor you have a savvy attitude towards cash and you want to be in-the-know about how to grow your money. The value of...

Go on, take a financial wellness day off

By Lettie Mzwinila on 11 Jul 2018

July is National Savings Month, an ideal time to take a ‘personal financial wellness day’ off – a growing corporate trend in the US.

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...

Bad predictions and good decisions

By Lettie Mzwinila on 24 Oct 2017

“Most of us view the world as more benign than it really is, our own attributes as more favourable than they truly are, and the goals we adopt as more...

How to protect and grow your Stokvel

By Lettie Mzwinila on 07 Jul 2017

Saving is often the last thing on our minds when we have extra money and can seem daunting.  But have you considered investing as part of a group?...

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