Cash is King or Cash is Trash?

Economics Finance Financial Planning

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, proclaimed in January this year that “Cash is Trash”. He reiterated this sentiment in April warning investors to be conscious of the dangers of cash, that it is seductive because of its low volatility, but is almost always the worst investment.

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Testamentary Trusts and Estate Planning FAQ’s

Economics Finance Financial Planning

When it comes to estate planning, you should always consider the objective at hand for deciding on the type of trust to use. A Testamentary Trust is the most commonly used form of trust in South Africa and is an effective Estate Planning tool.

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Managing your capital through a time of crisis

Covid-19 Economics Finance

In six short weeks Covid-19, initially a regional epidemic confined largely to the Hubei district in China, has become a global pandemic. The brutal, and in this case ruthless, power of exponential growth has been on display for all to see.

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Do we need to worry about Trade Wars?

Economics Financial Planning Investments Tax

The primary reason that countries engage in protection is to promote the economic strength of the home country, including employment, often at points when the global economy is weak, or when there is rising competition from foreign participants. Through stronger local industry a country becomes less reliant on imports from foreign nations, providing a stronger base from which to direct its own growth policies.

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From the financial advice team - January 2018

Economics Financial Planning Industry Investments
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From the financial advice team - July 2017

Economics Financial Planning Industry

The first half of 2017 has provided us with much of the political and economic uncertainty that market commentators have warned of in recent years. It has almost become the “new normal”.

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Cash is King or Cash is Trash?

Economics Finance Financial Planning

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, proclaimed in January this year that “Cash is Trash”. He reiterated this sentiment in April warning investors to be conscious of the dangers of cash, that it is seductive because of its low volatility, but is almost always the worst investment.

Read More

Testamentary Trusts and Estate Planning FAQ’s

Economics Finance Financial Planning

When it comes to estate planning, you should always consider the objective at hand for deciding on the type of trust to use. A Testamentary Trust is the most commonly used form of trust in South Africa and is an effective Estate Planning tool.

Read More

Managing your capital through a time of crisis

Covid-19 Economics Finance

In six short weeks Covid-19, initially a regional epidemic confined largely to the Hubei district in China, has become a global pandemic. The brutal, and in this case ruthless, power of exponential growth has been on display for all to see.

Read More

Do we need to worry about Trade Wars?

Economics Financial Planning Investments Tax

The primary reason that countries engage in protection is to promote the economic strength of the home country, including employment, often at points when the global economy is weak, or when there is rising competition from foreign participants. Through stronger local industry a country becomes less reliant on imports from foreign nations, providing a stronger base from which to direct its own growth policies.

Read More

From the financial advice team - January 2018

Economics Financial Planning Industry Investments
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From the financial advice team - July 2017

Economics Financial Planning Industry

The first half of 2017 has provided us with much of the political and economic uncertainty that market commentators have warned of in recent years. It has almost become the “new normal”.

Read More