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Explaining Intellidex’s research findings on tax-free savings

Explaining Intellidex’s research findings on tax-free savings

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Global safe haven assets are possibly more risky than ever

Global safe haven assets are possibly more risky than ever

Global markets are currently searching for a safe place to invest Traditionally, in times of uncertainty, investors look to developed market bonds, currencies and gold in particular as safe places to preserve capital. However, the current environment has left many

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Poor financial literacy holds back many South African savers

Poor financial literacy holds back many South African savers

Zeona Jacobs | 05 July 2016 Encouraging a savings culture in South Africa is one of the key goals set out by the National Treasury, and it has put in place many measures to make it easier for citizens to

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How do I pick the right ETF or ETN to invest in?

How do I pick the right ETF or ETN to invest in?

Ridwaan Moolla | 01 July 2016 With Absa Stockbrokers offering clients the opportunity to invest in a tax-free savings account (TFSA) through exchange-traded funds at such beneficial rates (no monthly fee and brokerage as low as 0.2%), the only remaining question

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Brexit Fallout: Investors urged not to panic, consider money markets as diversifier

Brexit Fallout: Investors urged not to panic, consider money markets as diversifier

27 June 2016 | Nedgroup Investments We are entering uncertain times, volatility is expected Diversification is key and cash will be a safer place to be Investors urged not to make rash decisions Uncertainty in markets is rife following the decision

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Still early days, but enthusiasm over TFSAs is steadily gaining momentum

Still early days, but enthusiasm over TFSAs is steadily gaining momentum

Nonhlanhla Kunene | 24 June Though some have hailed them as best thing to happen on the South African investment scene, the level of enthusiasm among service providers in offering the product has been mixed – some bluntly saying it’s not worth

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TFSAs gaining strong market traction, survey finds

TFSAs gaining strong market traction, survey finds

22 June 2016 | Nonhlanhla Kunene With R2,6bn invested across 262,493 accounts opened in the first year, tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) are proving popular. Results of the much-anticipated savetaxfree.co.za tax-free survey are in and they paint a promising picture for

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We have overcome a massive hurdle – but SA Corporates remain cautious

We have overcome a massive hurdle – but SA Corporates remain cautious

15 June, 2016 | Sean Segar Local corporates continue to stockpile R725 billion in cash instead of deploying to growth projects. Ratings agencies have given South Africa a breather by keeping the ratings for the country above the feared junk status.

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Compare interest rates for TFSA cash deposits

Compare interest rates for TFSA cash deposits

The big banks have all now moved to offer tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) that are based on deposits – either fixed or call. The interest rates on offer by banks for cash deposits in TFSAs are surprisingly diverse, with Nedbank offering the

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The millennial’s guide to a comfortable retirement

The millennial’s guide to a comfortable retirement

01 June 2016 | Nonhlanhla Kunene What do millennials and their baby boomer parents have in common? The inability to retire comfortably due to a lack of adequate savings. Following in the not so ideal footsteps of their baby boomer

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Now millennials can retire well

Now millennials can retire well

30 May 2016: Discovery Invest The millennial generation demands more from the institutions that serve it. This generation is more civically-minded and has also experienced a loss of trust in institutions following the financial crisis. Organisations that seek the patronage of

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The Great TFSA Race Investor Profile – Allen Mafokwane

The Great TFSA Race Investor Profile – Allen Mafokwane

The Great TFSA Race is finally behind us. Picking three winners from the pool of remarkable entries was no small feat. Ultimately a decision had to be made and three lucky investors walked away with R5,000 each, to boost their

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Great TFSA Race Winners Announced

Great TFSA Race Winners Announced

16 May 2016 When we started the Great TFSA Race, our ambition was to see how real South Africans are using the new way to save to make a difference to their lives. We weren’t disappointed. Over the past three

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When considering offshore investments, go back to basics

When considering offshore investments, go back to basics

03 May 2016: “Is the country going to collapse and should we be taking all our money offshore?” “Given the rand has weakened so much, is it too late to take money offshore?” “How much money should we take offshore

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The Great TFSA Race Investor Profile – Peter Mororolo

The Great TFSA Race Investor Profile – Peter Mororolo

The Great TFSA Race is finally drawing to an end. On April 30 we draw the curtains on what has been an exciting race, with some innovative, winning investment strategies. Our judges will undoubtedly have the unenviable task of picking three

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