Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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There was plenty going on in SA last year – two quarters of economic contraction, regular bouts of load-shedding, tales of financial woe out of SOEs. And still, investors were handsomely rewarded for taking on stock market risk. Those who reacted to the gloomy news cycle and sought the comfort of cash missed out.
About 41% of economically active South Africans are estimated not to have a retirement plan, according to a survey by 10X Investments.
Business could not afford to be complicit in the face of media facing crackdowns and financial troubles, says the CEO of 10X Investments.
Stress-related illness is a frequent contributor to costly absenteeism, while a 2017 report found nearly half of employees spend around three hours a day thinking about or addressing financial issues.
Consumers who reduce their savings by as little as R100 per month due to the impact of the 1 percentage point VAT increase, are effectively robbing themselves, says an expert.
Pay inequality between men and women is one of the reasons many SA women are not able to retire comfortably, says the head of retail at 10X Investments.
One of the most contentious topics in investment management, the active versus passive argument, has gained momentum at a recent live debate.
Sharing the spoils of a failed marriage tends to bring out the worst in people, says Sohini Castille, head of employee benefits consulting at 10X Investments.
Regardless of who you invest with or what policy you have, chances are you’re unable to make sense of each and every line item on your investment statement.
South African retirement fund investors are urged to remain calm and avoid making irrational investment decisions during the "time of turbulence", says a CEO.
As South Africa celebrates Youth Day, Khwezi Jackson, an investment Consultant at 10X Investments, has a message for his fellow millennials: life is about more than #YOLO.
10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan tells Fin24 how a Cape Town-based group of retirement specialists managed to impress the biggest trade union in the country.
Putting culprits in jail and taking their "stuff" are the only ways to deter Steinhoff kinds of scandals, says the author of a book on the embattled retailer.
Investment expert Steven Nathan lists 10 common retirement investment mistakes and how to avoid them.
The sad reality for South Africans is that 94% of them “actually are in junk status”, according to Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments.
Although recent events in SA may shape investor sentiment, they should not interfere with your retirement planning, says 10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan.
Deciding to move your money offshore should be approached as unemotionally as possible, according to Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments.
Most retirement products cost around 3% in fees and paying it can mean you’ll retire with 40% less money, according to 10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan.
Look at the relationship between your emotions and your decisions to judge whether your actions are in your best interests or simply reactions to life changes, says an expert.
Although robo-advice has been around for about nine years, it has only started to gain popularity over the last three to four years, explains an expert.
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