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From hero to zero. Listed property has fallen from grace. This perennial top performing asset class was one of the worst performing asset classes over a three-year period to the end of September 2018. Given all this negative news, it is easy …

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It has now been 8 months since the implementation of Continuous Professional Development by the FSCA and so there are only 4 months left to meet the CPD requirements. Judging by the number of queries we are receiving, there seems …

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In this day and age of instant gratification, constant information flow and the general speed of doing things, people constantly need to be kept entertained and constantly need to be “seen to be doing something.” If you look at the …

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Qui legit, adtendite: Let the reader beware This article is rather paradoxical in that I am writing of the need to be circumspect about accepting everything that you read as fact. The following email that I received highlights the issue …

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For those of you who use Twitter, a very informative and somewhat controversial contributor is Josh Brown from America (@ReformedBroker). He published the above “mock newspaper headlines of true headlines” we will never see. Investors celebrate as stocks to on …

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George Orwell in Animal Farm quoted that “all animals are equal some are just more equal than others”. In South Africa we have a unique legal system based on both Roman Law and Dutch Law. One of the principles which …

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In 2017 I completed the Cape Epic. My partner and I both got our finishers’ medals and I am even more pleased to say that my fundraising project for my nephew Eduan yielded the superb amount of  R 70 400.00. …

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As a financial advisor, I am often surprised by how much money some of my clients who don’t earn much have built up, and how little capital some clients with huge incomes have managed to amass. How is it possible …

Financial Success Luck or Skill? Read More »

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