‘Boiler room fraudsters’ claiming to be from legitimate and regulated firms are going to new lengths to scam British expats living in South Africa out of their savings since the UK pension freedoms came into effect last month, warns one of the world’s largest independent financial ... Read More »
The traditional wisdom around retirement planning is fast being sidelined as many individuals start to realise they are likely to have several years left at the end of their money, despite having thought they had made adequate provision for their retirement. Jason Bernic, Financial Planning Coach at ... Read More »
Justus van Pletzen, CEO of the FIA
Stakeholders in the financial services industry are looking forward to the 2015 Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards gala dinner, ... Read More »
South African retail investors and savers are clamouring for the highest possible yield at the lowest possible risk. At the same time, they want greater flexibility, even in long-established product categories they know and trust such as fixed deposits. The market insights come from Bidvest Bank following ... Read More »
By Andrew Rumbelow, Segment Head: Institutional Business Sanlam Investments
Behavioural finance is a new area of financial research that explores the psychological factors affecting investment decisions. The fundamental basis of behavioural finance is that investors are not rational, they are prone ... Read More »
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