Your dose of financial wellness

September 16, 2019
Five reasons to be stoked on SA
Most of us know someone who has emigrated, or is about to emigrate. After several hard years for our nation, […]
September 9, 2019
Diversifying happiness
The ancient philosopher Aristotle came up with a single word for what every person wants: ‘Eudaimonia’. Eudaimonia means happiness but […]
September 2, 2019
When it comes to Wills, don’t wing it.
September celebrates National Wills Week, a reminder to us all about the importance and necessity to create a Last Will […]
August 26, 2019
Take the dread out of disease cover
A lot of people misunderstand the term ‘dread disease cover’… and with that name, it’s enough to take the smile out of anyone’s day. But dread disease or CI (critical illness) insurance is a powerful tool to ensure that health emergencies don’t trip up your financial dreams or weigh heavily on your family.
August 19, 2019
Five awesome things about women investors
It’s Women’s Month, and we’ve been thinking lately about all the ways in which women are wonderful in matters of money. Women as investors don’t get praised often enough - there’s been an unfortunate stereotype in the past that keeps finances in ‘man territory’. Today, we’d like to honour the ladies in our stock markets and on our shareholders’ boards and count the ways in which they rock and the things male investors can learn from them.
August 12, 2019
Mind the gap within
What you think you can do and what you can do are not the same thing. What would you try with your finances if you couldn’t fail? When it comes to the things we want in life, most of them are inextricably linked with our finances.
August 5, 2019
The seven habits of cyber secure people
It’s not for nothing that cyber crime and hacking was considered 2019’s number one “major risk” by the world’s largest insurer, Allianz, in their latest Risk Barometer Survey. These days, it’s not if the security of your electronic identity and assets will be tried by a criminal, it’s when.
July 29, 2019
Is your portfolio overly concentrated?
A well-balanced, diversified portfolio is a joy for all seasons, giving something no matter what various markets or asset classes are doing. An overly concentrated portfolio is the opposite, a ticking time bomb volatile to fluctuations in macroeconomics and other influencers of the share price.
July 22, 2019
Running on empty – is it time to fill up your tank?
Are you the type of person who puts in a little petrol here, a little petrol there, or enough to last you the week based on calculations you’ve done of what you need, or are you someone who fills your tank up every time you visit the garage?
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