If ETFs are so great, why aren’t more South Africans investing in them?

2019-06-08 09:00

Increasingly, EFTs are being touted by financial journalists, bloggers and other cool kids as the low-cost, anti-establishment investment that you've ‘just gotta have’.

Why use a wealth manager

2019-05-30 11:20

See what the benefits are of getting a wealth manager versus investing on your own.

China's made 350 million millennials into day traders

2019-04-14 09:55

Under pressure, China's 350 million young people are morphing into day traders, says Shuli Ren.

Are RAs really that expensive?

2019-02-18 11:27

Before you make the assumption that the costs associated with a retirement annuity are too high you might want to run some numbers to get a clearer picture.

Why choosing a top-performing unit trust may be dangerous

2019-02-04 07:08

Investing every year in the previous year's top unit trust may end up costing you a lot of money, a new analysis shows.

7 investing mistakes keeping you from building wealth

2018-12-12 17:18

Investing is a tricky business — one mistake can cost you financially down the road.

These 6 South African wines could be good investments – and they're all under R600

2018-11-27 07:17

These wines, most from the 2015 vintage, are well on their way to realising annual long-term returns of 10% to 20%, according to a wine expert and judge Roland Peens.

Debunking the biggest myth about responsible investing

2018-10-30 14:26

Contrary to popular belief, investors are not giving up upside performance when prioritising companies with a better environmental, social and governance record.

BOOK REVIEW: What we can learn from the best investors' biggest mistakes

2018-08-31 06:15

Even the best investors make bad mistakes - and we can learn from them, says Ian Mann.


Trump's latest trade-war grenade has the global economy heading toward a scenario where no one wins

2019-06-02 12:34

Experts are worried that the increased global trade tensions could negatively impact economies around the world, including the US, Mexico, and China.

An early retiree quizzed 100 millionaires about their biggest money mistakes and discovered nearly all of them fell into the same trap

2019-05-12 10:56

Early retiree John thinks many high-earning people, including himself, often fall into a trap early in their careers that breeds overconfidence.

Why millennials everywhere are ditching dirty stocks for ETFs (and you should too)

2019-04-13 08:00

Young investors globally use ETFs to invest in clean energy, emerging tech, cannabis and more. Siya Nomoyi, Head of Index Management at Sygnia and a proud millennial, explains how you can too.

'Investing on steroids' pays off as thematic ETFs trounce market

2019-02-28 18:17

From marijuana, to solar power and clean energy, portfolios constructed with companies betting on industrial and social transformations are trouncing rivals across the broader equity market.

The dos and don’ts of Section 12J investments

2019-02-16 08:00

Unlike most traditional asset classes, investors typically take their time before investing. However, during February of each year, we see a frenzy of investors investing in Section 12J investments, says Jonty Sacks.

An early retiree who interviewed 100 millionaires found many of them built their fortunes using a simple investment strategy championed by Warren Buffett

2018-12-17 14:13

John of ESI Money spent the past few years interviewing millionaires only to find they use the same investing strategy: low-cost-stock index funds.

Impact investing needs business schools to get on board

2018-12-12 06:00

After the global financial crisis, a new way of looking at business and finance emerged. But unless business schools get on board, it won't thrive, say

Why focusing on profits alone can be costly

2018-11-21 10:11

Yes, profits are good. But also consider the impact of ethical practices before investing in a business.

The cost of paranoia about SA: Businesses have wasted trillions on overseas flops

2018-10-18 12:42

Investor belief that the country is permanently in some kind of pre-Armageddon has probably cost them trillions of rand over the past twenty years.

SURVEY: What's keeping millennials from financial freedom?

2018-08-23 14:13

Struggle to manage your money? Here's a little crash course.

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