Reader’s retirement question answered.
Offers investors exposure to growing consumer economies.
Paying your bills on time is essential.
Reader’s investment questions answered.
A financial planner provides some insight.
Like any New Year’s resolution, it takes plenty discipline.

Four questions about investing in your forties

A financial planner provides some insight.

Four questions about investing in your thirties

A financial planner provides some needed insight.

The financial innovation of this generation

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) should be a critical part of your investment strategy.

Investment insights for 2016

Diversify and invest for the long-term.

Metropolitan’s pension fund blunder

Insurer in court bid to recover funds from a member whose RA value it miscalculated.

Three things to know about retirement reform

Unpacking annuitisation, the increased deduction and the implications for high net worth individuals.

Is your advisor benefiting more than you?

Questions over product solutions being sold to those with UK pensions.

What investors want

Morningstar study shows clear preferences in fund selection.

How safe is your manager?

Jamey Lipschitz, a fund manager advises a reader who is concerned about his money if his asset manager runs into trouble.

Stretch that nest egg

Robin Gibson CFP, a director of Harvard House Investment Management in Howick advises a reader.

First retail hedge fund expected to launch early next year

Individual South African investors can look forward to being able to invest in hedge funds from early next year. Industry insiders expect that the first retail products will be available by the first quarter of 2016.

Investing: What to do when you don’t know what to do?

Do you have that sinking feeling in your stomach that the markets, the economy and the rand are on a slippery slope to nowhere? It would be perfectly natural to feel that way, especially if you believe the more extreme commentary from some of the “experts” quoted in the media.

Why you shouldn’t use your pension fund to start a business

In this week’s SME Corner Kagisho Mahura shares ‘out-of-the-box’ tips for start-up finance.

Don’t get a bond at age 56

Question: My mother is a sprightly 56 and wants to extend her house while settling debts. She’s retiring this year with R2 million. Can she use this to fix the house and is this wise?



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