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Financial wellness: Our promise to you

Financial planning isn’t only about facts, figures and market returns.   It’s a process that we follow to give you financial wellness which re-frames your wealth and perceptions to add meaning and joy to your life. Financial wellness provides you with a sense of security and very significantly, freedom of choice.  Here are some of the…

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Financial wellness: Our promise to you

Financial planning isn’t only about facts, figures and market returns.   It’s a process that we follow to give you financial wellness which re-frames your wealth and perceptions to add meaning and joy to your life. Financial wellness provides you with a sense of security and very significantly, freedom of choice.  Here are some of the…

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State of the nation

On Thursday, 7 February 2019, the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) since taking office on 15 February 2018. Ahead of the event there was a lot of media speculation (locally and internationally) and debate about the likely content and tone of Ramaphosa’s speech, especially ahead…

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Get ready to win and think tax

We’re nearing the end of the year and it’s time to think tax!   And this time, it’s happy tax planning. The taxman doesn’t give us many breaks and when he does, we should embrace them. In this article, we remind you to plan well in advance for your RA and Tax-Free savings account top-ups.  …

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Do we need to worry about trade wars?

One of the most common headlines in the world currently relates to the concept of ‘trade wars’. This has quickly become the most cited risk to markets with 60% of the fund managers surveyed in the latest BofA Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey listing the possibility of a protracted trade war as the biggest…

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Newsletter July 2018: Why is life so expensive?

Why is life so expensive?  In our last newsletter, we discussed the importance of investing consistently from the very start of our careers to ensure a comfortable retirement. This time around, we look at why this is becoming increasingly difficult in South Africa.  We also offer some handy tips on how to combat the uncomfortable…

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Newsletter June 2018: Back to basics

As citizens of the western world, we all highly value our independence.  We’re taught from an early age to be determined, educated and strive for individual success.  So, when life deals us a few rough hands, which it often does, it can be very disappointing if you end up needing to depend on your family…

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Let’s have a better conversation

Last year we wrote to you about our commitment to your financial wellness which is a way of re-framing your wealth so that it adds meaning and joy to your life. This process can take years, as it’s not comfortable to divulge all your details, and map and marry your emotions with money. In this…

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