Podcast: The unintended consequences of technology

Michael Power, a strategist at Investec Asset Management, argues that with technological advancements come unintended consequences and risks. The rollout of automation, digitisation and artificial intelligence has the potential to impact supply/demand dynamics, transform society and politics, and shape the investment landscape.

February 2nd, 2018|Investment advice, Podcast|0 Comments

The Disciplined Mind of a Good Investor

Warren Buffet is arguably the Investing icon and amongst his most quotable quotes he noted that “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago” Investing can seem like navigating a minefield, but at its core, it is a very simple activity. Although simple does not mean [...]

December 13th, 2017|Investment advice|0 Comments

Tax Free Savings Accounts Things to Consider

Tax Free Savings Accounts or Investments Tax Free Savings Accounts or Investments were started as an incentive to encourage people to save money. Since March 2015, South Africans have been able to invest R30 000 a year, or R2 500 a month, in a tax-free investment. This amount increased from R30 000 to R33 [...]

Investment Goals what do you need?

Investment Goals where do you start? The concept of investing and saving sounds foreign and intimidating to most.  We want to invest and put away some money for rainy days, but there are way too many opinions. We can see it work for others but when doing researching or talking about it, the topic [...]

September 28th, 2017|Investment advice|0 Comments