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How to bring conversations about saving out of the closet

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Aug 2019

reading time: 5 mins

Talking about finances at work can seem like a taboo subject, especially given that conversations about salaries, bonuses or saving for retirement usually ta...

How often should employers review their umbrella fund provider?

By Nazia Kahlon on 08 Aug 2019

reading time: 4 mins

The 2019 Sanlam Benchmark Survey found that one-third of employers using umbrella funds have never reviewed their provider, while less than half of responden...

A matter of index

By Tebogo Bore on 07 Aug 2019

reading time: 4 mins

When evaluating an investment, performance is often top of mind for would-be investors. The next consideration should be how well the investment stacks up...

How poker taught me to make better decisions

By Maria Konnikova on 30 Jul 2019

reading time: 7 mins

Psychologist, bestselling author and professional poker player, Maria Konnikova, recently inspired delegates at the Allan Gray Investment Summit 2019 to make...

Is it time for equity investors to party like it’s 2002?

By Duncan Artus on 30 Jul 2019

reading time: 4 mins

Not quite, says Duncan Artus.

South African investors need to fall out of love with equities

By Kevin Lings on 30 Jul 2019

reading time: 6 mins

South Africa’s equity market capitalisation equates to more than 200% of the country’s GDP, the highest proportion in the world and a level that is simply no...

Should you take investment advice from family and friends?

By Lettie Mzwinila on 29 Jul 2019

reading time: 9 mins

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...

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