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How to approach your finances this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 05 Dec 2018

reading time: 5 mins

In the hive of festive activity, it’s easy to forget your financial goals and spend more than you planned. Next thing you know, it’s the New Year and the lon...

Give yourself the gift of balance this festive season

By Lettie Mzwinila on 30 Nov 2018

reading time: 4 mins

The festive season is upon us and as much as we all relish letting go, balancing spending and other indulgences with a bit of discipline can go some way to...

Is cash king?

By Catherine Robberts on 22 Nov 2018

reading time: 4 mins

It has been a good few years for cash. Over the past three years cash (i.e. highly liquid assets, like money market funds and fixed-interest assets, such as...

Make sure divorce doesn't cost your savings

By Mlulami Nxele on 16 Nov 2018

reading time: 4 mins

Going through a divorce can be extremely tough emotionally, but it can take a huge toll on your finances as well.

How to prevent a financial day zero

By Belinda Carbutt on 12 Nov 2018

reading time: 6 mins

Over the past year, Western Cape residents have had to envisage a future without running water and adapt their lifestyles accordingly. They have rallied...

WATCH : The role of currency when investing offshore

By Dan Brocklebank on 09 Nov 2018

viewing time: 2 mins 30 seconds

If you buy a share in your local market, assessing your performance is easy. If the price goes up, you make money. If you buy shares in other markets, howeve...

Orbis: Think like a business owner

By Rob Perrone on 02 Nov 2018

reading time: 5 mins

Say you own a small stake in a company. Every day, one of your partners tells you what he thinks the business is worth, and he offers to buy your stake or se...

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