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

Should you cash in all your investments?

Investing during difficult times Recently the South African Finance minister Malusi Gigaba, in his maiden Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, laid bare the extent of South Africa’s fiscal woes. It certainly painted a bleak picture of the state of South Africa’s economy. On a global scale though, the world economy is growing. There are political [...]

November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|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

Nedgroup Investments Stable Fund: Performance update

Nedgroup Investments Stable Fund: Performance update 22nd September 2017 Foord has delivered excellent long-term performance for our clients since inception in 2007. Despite the disappointing returns in 2016 (where the fund underperformed the peer group due to the strengthening rand, positive Emerging Market sentiment and macro events such as Brexit) the fund continues to be amongst [...]

September 28th, 2017|Nedgroup Investments|0 Comments

Moneyweb Interview with Kyle O’Haher, Comprehensive Wealth

Moneyweb Interview with Kyle O’Haher, Founder of Comprehensive Wealth, on bringing sports discipline into business, client relationships, a fixed-income investment product and more. RYK VAN NIEKERK: Welcome to this Financial Advisor podcast, our weekly podcast where I speak to leading financial advisors. My guest today is Kyle O’Haher: he is the founder [...]

September 1st, 2017|Comprehensive Wealth, Moneyweb|0 Comments

South African Rand What can we Expect?

Is the South African Rand overvalued? As South Africans, we are invested in the Rand, whether we like it or not. We are bound to what happens to the Rand. What effects do the political instability and economic imbalances have on the Rand? From research, it is clear, that as humans, our preference to [...]

July 31st, 2017|News, South African Rand|0 Comments

Fixed Deposit Page Content

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November 22nd, 2016|Content|0 Comments