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31 October 2015, 05:30am
How is your employer benefiting you?
How is your employer benefiting you?
Financial Planning

When it comes to employee benefits, do you know what to ask for and why?

17 October 2015, 05:25am
Ups, but mainly downs, for investors
Ups, but mainly downs, for investors
Financial Planning

Many managers with a value-style bias earned more poor returns this past quarter, causing wide disparities in short-term performance.

17 October 2015, 05:20am
Know the risks versus the rewards
Know the risks versus the rewards
Financial Planning

Understanding the risks you have taken with your investments is the key to understanding the returns of the past quarter ...

10 October 2015, 05:10am
Unknowns make retirement planning difficult
Unknowns make retirement planning difficult
Financial Planning

The only certainty for members of defined-contribution funds is what they and their employers will put into their fund; what ...

10 October 2015, 05:05am
Secure your pension long before retirement
Secure your pension long before retirement
Financial Planning

Liberty has launched an RA and two preservation funds that, long before you retire, enable you to use some of your savings ...

3 October 2015, 05:15am
Make the most of investment risks
Make the most of investment risks
Financial Planning

A recent investment conference addressed the need to move to an approach that reaches your goals through risk management.

26 September 2015, 05:40am
Your financial adviser must check that products are safe
Your financial adviser must check that products are safe
Financial Planning

Many people would not have lost their life’s savings if their financial advisers had properly checked whether a product was viable and legitimate.

26 September 2015, 05:20am
FSB mulls over what it takes to be independent
FSB mulls over what it takes to be independent
Financial Planning

Whether or not financial advisers can call themselves independent may be determined by how free they are from being influenced by product providers.

26 September 2015, 05:15am
‘Advisers will be held liable if they should have done more’
‘Advisers will be held liable if they should have done more’
Financial Planning

Regulator or ombud could hold financial advisers liable for not acting with care if they “should have done more and known ...

12 September 2015, 05:20am
Twenties best time to buy life cover
Twenties best time to buy life cover
Financial Planning

Buying cover for death and disability may be the last thing on your mind when you are in your twenties, but it is the best time to do it, Asisa says.

12 September 2015, 05:10am
Rand weakness in perspective
Rand weakness in perspective
Financial Planning

Fund managers look at the long-term trend of the rand, taking inflation into account, against a basket of currencies.

5 September 2015, 05:20am
Equities ‘could drop by half’
Equities ‘could drop by half’
Financial Planning

Trying to pick up the best returns in the current volatile equity markets could cost you in the long run, warns an investment expert.

4 September 2015, 1:10pm
In Personal Finance tomorrow
In Personal Finance tomorrow
Financial Planning

Check up on the health of your medical scheme in tomorrow’s edition

29 August 2015, 05:25am
Market turmoil: stay anchored to your plan
Market turmoil: stay anchored to your plan
Financial Planning

The recent events in the markets may have unnerved you, but having a long-term goal in mind will help you to stay on course.

29 August 2015, 05:20am
How to deal with risk in your portfolio
How to deal with risk in your portfolio
Financial Planning

If you can’t stomach the ups and downs, perhaps you should review your investment strategy.