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Why looking for a catalyst is not always helpful

Published: Wed, 23 Oct 19

Anet Ahern, CEO, PSG Asset Management   As any parent of young children will attest, the need to know “why” and “when” is a natural human tendency. It is also the mainstay of daily market commentary and investment articles. Human beings believe that if we know why something happened, ...
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Where technology meets real people – the trustees’ dilemma

Published: Mon, 14 Oct 19

Retirement funds’ topmost purpose and intention is to ensure that their members’ needs are met during retirement. This is akin to summiting Mount Everest, the world’s highest and toughest peak. Given the ever-changing nature of the workforce, fund consultants must find innovate ways to offer fund ...
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Longevity in estate planning

Published: Tue, 08 Oct 19

Willie Fourie, Head of Estate and Trust advisory services at PSG Wealth We often think of longevity when it comes to financial planning, but there is also something to be said for considering the longevity of your estate planning. A distinguishing feature of robust estate planning is that the structures and the ...
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Short-term insurance savvy goes the distance

Published: Wed, 11 Sep 19

Short-term insurance savvy goes the distance In the spirit of Spring, here are some top tips for women to follow to refresh their short-term insurance cover, while staying both cost-effective and safe. Relook luxury and upgrade your outlook It can be very expensive to specify items like cell phones, notebooks, ...
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Gender matters: For Women, healthcare and retirement planning challenges are often greater and more complex

Published: Mon, 09 Sep 19

Women typically face a greater retirement savings shortfall than their male counterparts. A longer life expectancy coupled with lower compensation throughout their lifetime creates a larger financial burden over a longer period compared with the needs of male retirees. In addition to earning less, on average, ...
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Introducing Our New Website!

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 19

The Insurance Gateway® team is excited to share our new website with you. Given our strategic objectives for 2019 and the fact that our last website redesign was over five years ago, we decided on a much anticipated mid-year launch. za was founded in 2005 by the late Michael Stoker as an insurance and financial ...
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FSCA appoint the new Divisional Executive for Conduct of Business Supervision

Published: Fri, 28 Jun 19

FSCA commissioner, Mr Abel Sithole has appointed Ms. Kedibone Dikokwe as the Divisional Executive: Conduct of Business Supervision, effective from 1 July 2019. This is the division that supervises the way financial institutions interact with their customers. Dikokwe will oversee the implementation of the FSCA's ...
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Will you outlive your savings?

Published: Thu, 30 Aug 18

Adriaan Pask, Chief Investment Officer at PSG Wealth   Since the middle of the last century, life expectancy has increased rapidly. Studies by the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have found that, every 10 years, the average person’s lifespan has increased by three years. This ...
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Bright Africa continues to shine

Published: Wed, 29 Aug 18

Africa continues to turn global investors’ heads, despite its challenges. Attracted by its many fast growing economies and burgeoning consumer and business spending – expected to reach US$6.   Where to start when looking to invest in Africa? First time investors may begin by identifying ...
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Tips on stretching your retirement savings

Published: Wed, 29 Aug 18

When you finally reach retirement age, you need to be in a position where you can afford to maintain a similar lifestyle which you have been accustomed to prior to retirement. The only way to achieve this is making sure you start planning and saving for retirement much earlier. Preenay Sathu, at FNB Wealth and Investments ...
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Land expropriation - A calming perspective

Published: Tue, 28 Aug 18

        Stop the panic over EWC, urges veteran analyst Max du Preez. Sharing an insider’s ear, he highlights practical realities          To take the sting out of the heated land-reform debate and to avoid large-scale expropriation without compensation ...
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Liberty enhances governance of its Unclaimed Benefits Funds

Published: Tue, 28 Aug 18

Liberty Corporate is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Douglas Maila and Mr Jerry Mnisi as independent trustees of the group’s Unclaimed Benefits Funds (the Funds). These highly respected individuals bring with them a wealth of industry experience and will enhance the corporate governance of the ...
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Glacier Storms River Traverse 2018 - Three fun-filled days of cycling

Published: Fri, 24 Aug 18

Handing over the cheque to The Smile Foundation. Left to right: Johann de Wet (Glacier by Sanlam), Tanya Jackson (Smile Foundation) and Henco Rademeyer (Dryland Event Management)   The Glacier Storms River Traverse took place from 10 -12 August in the scenic Tsitsikamma Valley. The annual, ...
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FPI awards “everything we desire in a Financial Planner”

Published: Thu, 23 Aug 18

Johannesburg, South Africa: The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa hosted a gala dinner to celebrate and crown the best of the profession. About 250 professionals in the financial planning profession came together at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton, Johannesburg to celebrate what has admittedly ...
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Tackling the taboo topic couples never want to talk about

Published: Wed, 22 Aug 18

Part 2 of the ‘First visit to an adviser’ series     By Madri Jacobs, Sanlam Senior Financial Planner   South Africa: In a solid relationship and wondering how to approach the tricky topic of money? About to get married and flustered over joint finances and complex contracts? Maybe ...
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Getting personal on the first ‘date’ with your financial planner

Published: Wed, 22 Aug 18

Part 1 of the ‘Advice on your adviser’ series: Questions that may arise   Is marriage on the cards? Do you want kids? Is there a specific illness in your family history? Some people can be a little taken aback by just how personal a first visit to a financial planner can be. Money matters are often ...
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Ensuring financial security in retirement

Published: Wed, 22 Aug 18

By Paul Leonard CFP®, Advisory Partner, Citadel   Nowadays life is fast. We get agitated when people don’t respond to our text messages within minutes. We can watch any movie, listen to any song, buy any book at any hour without having to wait for it – we simply click and download. Even fast ...
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Race against time for Gordhan on SOEs

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 18

Shudder to contemplate it, but prescribed investments might be the most undesirable and yet the most desperate solution. That’s how dire situation has become, particularly at Eskom that defies voluntary inducements       Allan Greenblo, Editorial Director Today’s Trustee       What’s ...
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How to Plan for Retirement as a Couple

Published: Mon, 13 Aug 18

A financial relationship built on consensus will put you on the path towards long-term financial security   Johannesburg: Planning for retirement is difficult enough on your own, but getting two people to agree on a lifelong strategy to prioritise expenditure whilst saving for the future can ...
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How to be your own heroine

Published: Thu, 09 Aug 18

To the ladies out there who are still waiting for their knight in shining armour to rescue them, to save them from their troubled times and to ride off into the sunset in a Ferrari: this article is for you. “That knight is probably divorced with a few children and has money woes of his own, therefore there ...
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