What to read in the print edition of Personal Finance on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
A 14-year legal battle highlights why it’s important that you get professional help when planning your estate.
Our behaviour powerfully affects our ability to invest successfully over time. At the Acsis/Personal Finance Financial Planning Club, Henry van Deventer unpacke...
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US stock index futures were flat and pointed to a lower open after three days of gains on Wall Street.
Hong Kong shares nudge up
Rand, bonds hold steady
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Increasingly, retirement funds are being coaxed into investing in hedge funds, which may not be in members’ best interests.
The Professional Provident Society will distribute more than R4 billion to its members’ profit-share accounts for the 2013 financial year.
What to read in the print edition of Personal Finance on Saturday, March 29, 2014.
If you die while a member of a retirement fund, the trustees’ decision on who gets what is not easily overturned
The conditions that must be met for a bank to facilitate a private (not from a motor dealer) vehicle purchase.
Private equity investments and hedge funds are lumped together as alternative investments for retirement funds – but they are poles apart, both in their investments and in their approach.
Beware of fraudsters who deprive the dependants of retirement fund members of their benefits. And retirement fund trustees must take extra care to avoid having to pay a benefit more than once.
The Pension Funds Adjudicator has ruled that funeral expenses can’t be deducted from retirement fund death benefits.
The financial advice ombud has found that a financial adviser “abused his position” to mislead a widow into investing money in his business.
Financial wizardry in the form of dynamic hedging is helping to make with-profit annuities more transparent and user-friendly.
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