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Global economy losing momentum

By Sandy McGregor on 18 Jan 2019

reading time: 3 mins

After two years of strong synchronous growth the global economy is losing momentum. Almost without exception the most recent purchasing manager’s indices are...

The upside of down markets

By Andrew Lapping on 11 Jan 2019

reading time: 7 mins

2018 was not a good year for investors with price declines in many asset classes. The FTSE/JSE All Share Index (ALSI) fell 8.5% in 2018, or 21% when measured...

Understanding recent performance

By Andrew Lapping on 07 Dec 2018

reading time: 6 mins

2018 was a difficult year for investors with most asset classes falling in price. The prices of all assets are volatile; the only asset to seemingly lack...

How to approach your finances this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 05 Dec 2018

reading time: 5 mins

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

reading time: 4 mins

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...

Is cash king?

By Catherine Robberts on 22 Nov 2018

reading time: 4 mins

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...

Make sure divorce doesn't cost your savings

By Mlulami Nxele on 16 Nov 2018

reading time: 4 mins

Going through a divorce can be extremely tough emotionally, but it can take a huge toll on your finances as well.

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