Savings & investments

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Savings & investments
Common misconceptions about investing may keep you from reaching your investment goals. Here are some things to think about.

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Every investor would like to be out of the market when it falls and in the market when it skyrockets, but history shows that market timing is a futile exercise.

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Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) allow you to build a diversified portfolio without breaking the bank. These are the questions to ask when investing.

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In a low-return environment, any investment offer of double-digit returns sounds appealing. But before you invest, ask a few critical questions.

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The recent budget means most people will pay more tax in some shape or form, but there are clever (legal) ways to reduce the tax obligation on your investments.

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Long-term insurance products are an essential aspect of financial planning. Here’s why you should consider life, dread and disability cover:

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It seems like such a compelling argument: The JSE is struggling, offshore markets are doing well – rather invest offshore. But before you do, read this.

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There are a few financial issues you should have sorted out by the time you are 40. There’s no time like the present to get started…

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Local stock market returns have been dismal over the last three years. How do you judge the growth in your investment portfolio during difficult periods?

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Learn how investment fees are structured and the questions you should ask to evaluate if you are paying too much.