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Success – YOU or THE UNIVERSE?

Success – YOU or THE UNIVERSE?

Success: YOU or THE UNIVERSE? Every now and then I come across someone who has a burning desire to write a book. Whether it’s to see their name in print, or to achieve some kind of status that goes along with being a published author, it’s a serious bucket list item...

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Clever people can make bad investment decisions

Clever people can make bad investment decisions

Do clever people make better investment decisions? Don’t be fooled into thinking that just because someone is considered to be clever, that they will make great investment decisions. In fact, it could be quite the opposite – many an intelligent person has made...

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Understanding Equities

Understanding Equities

Understanding Equities Investing in equities is key to growing wealth – no doubt about it. But what does this mean for the average person and how does one know where to start? It can all be very confusing. For starters, there many different words used to describe the...

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Investment – how real is the risk?

Investment – how real is the risk?

Investment – how real is the risk?    I have yet to meet an investor who hands over their hard-earned money and says, “invest it in a high risk investment, I love to take chances.” Unless one is talking about cryptocurrencies, but that’s a whole different story....

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Kickstart your financial freedom

Kickstart your financial freedom

Kickstart your financial freedom Januworry is over and we can get onto a more even footing with our bank account again! The new year started less than a month ago.  While I am not a great believer in New Year’s resolutions, I do know that each new year allows us to...

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Feeling flush?

Feeling flush?

Feeling flush?   You may be one of the lucky ones who receive a bonus this time of year. It’s a great feeling to be flush with money! Many of us mentally prepare for this time throughout the year, or shelve expenses for year end, when we know that there will be...

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Credit – know your score!

Credit – know your score!

Credit – know your score!   Most of us will all need to apply for credit at some time in our lives – it’s almost a certainty. By taking ownership and being pro-active in managing your credit, you can avoid any unpleasant surprises and make sure that...

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Will my money last?

Will my money last?

Will my money last? That’s the burning question many pensioners have in the back of their minds. With increased longevity many face the prospect of running out of money before they run out of life. If one considers a retirement age of 65 and a life expectancy of...

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Financial stress kills productivity

Financial stress kills productivity

Financial stress kills productivity!     A healthy mind is as important as a healthy body. If not more so! October has been declared national mental health awareness month in South Africa, and it is virtually impossible to talk about mental health without...

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Beware the bonus that isn’t!

Beware the bonus that isn’t!

Beware the bonus that isn’t   Buying life cover can feel like a bit of a bit of a grudge purchase, let’s face it. You pay for it your entire life, and will never personally benefit. Until fairly recently when some life assurers came up with the cash-back idea –...

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