How to make your money pot grow

2015-10-08 17:27

An investment expert unpacks the difference between saving and investing, and explains how compound interest can boost your retirement income.

Don't be spooked by short-term market moves

2015-10-05 18:38

Individuals often avoid the risk of investing in the stock market. But timing is everything when it comes to creating wealth over the long term.

Schiller's secret weapon says: Beware!

2015-10-05 18:32

Nobel Prize laureate, Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University warns that the NYSE may turn bearish. He warns investors to take caution.

Balwin seeks to raise R1.6bn ahead of JSE listing

2015-10-02 19:46

A South African residential-estate developer, Balwin Properties, will seek to raise about R1.6bn before listing on the JSE.

DA says ‘Investment Bill’ a missed opportunity, will trigger capital flight

2015-09-16 07:05

The Democratic Alliance is arguing that the Promotion and Protection of Investment bill will do the exact opposite and deter future investment.

The problem with Ponzis and pyramids

2015-08-23 15:00

Everyone wants to get rich, and some want it to happen as fast as possible, often the reason why so many people are suckered into pyramid schemes.

Pyramid scheme allegations are baseless - accused

2015-07-27 07:50

The man fingered in a pyramid scheme has denied allegations that he collected about R100m from unsuspecting members of the public.

Aggressive investment needed for retirement

2015-07-16 17:29

Loss aversion - selling during market downturns - destroys value, cautions an expert.

Where prudent savings meets pathology

2015-07-09 11:40

A 36-year-old makes as much as R1.6m in a day, yet still lives at home; he buys sandwiches late in the afternoon to save R10; and he travels in cheaper off-peak hours.

Deslin Naidoo – Take a 20-year view when investing in Africa

2015-06-29 16:18

An analyst discusses long-term strategies and opportunities for investing in Africa, looking at sectors like mining and infrastructure.


Rating stocks on Return on Equity

2015-10-05 18:38

Cyclical stocks are difficult to value. Simon Brown explains how you can use return on equity to value these volatile stocks.

Why not start an investment club?

2015-10-05 18:38

Investment clubs are a valuable learning tool for the individual investor. Simon Brown explains what makes a successful investment club.

Wiese’s Brait raises Iceland stake in $261m deal

2015-10-02 20:45

The investment company Brait SE, controlled by SA billionaire Christo Wiese, has increased its stake in the UK supermarket chain Iceland Foods.

Should I join the rush offshore?

2015-09-20 20:30

You could spend your time trying to figure out where the rand is heading, or you could simply focus on the needs of your investment portfolio, says Maya Fisher-French.

Absa launches access to UK-managed fund

2015-09-15 13:10

Absa Active Asset Management has announced its new partnership with UK-based Schroders will now provide local investors access to the Global Recovery Fund.

Anthea Jeffery: New Investment Bill – yet another barrier to FDI

2015-08-05 15:59

Anthea Jeffery argues that the Investment bill still gives foreign investors less protection than most bilateral investment treaties provide.

Why talking about savings alone won't help South Africans

2015-07-22 13:29

Concrete solutions are needed to achieve inclusion and preservation to help South Africans make meaningful financial changes, says Asisa CEO Leon Campher.

Leading financial planner shares his top 10 savings tips

2015-07-16 00:01

“To achieve financial freedom, you need to defer some of today’s consumption for tomorrow’s use,” according to the PSG Financial Planner of the Year 2015.

Are you suffering from lifestyle creep?

2015-07-08 16:44

Champion savers keep their lifestyle spending stable while their incomes rise, others may be standing on the precipice of a dangerous and pernicious trend: lifestyle creep.

FDI in Africa at all-time high

2015-06-25 19:37

With increased foreign direct investment and continued macro-economic growth, Africa could become an economic powerhouse.

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