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Budget 2018

Share this! The hole in your back pocket Budget 2018,  22 February 2018   The 2018/19 national budget was delivered by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on 21 February.  This year the minister had to make some difficult decisions to address the country’s budget shortfall and to fund the proposed free higher education.   The harsh reality

Financial planning for child’s studies

Share this! Financial Planning for Child’s studies Martin de Kock   How do you best plan for your child’s studies? This is especially pertinent if you are planning to send him, her or them to university after school.   In this Afrikaans podcast, Ascor director and financial planning specialist Martin de Kock chats to Ingé

Make 2018 count 3 personal financial habits to get you on the right track

Share this! Make 2018 count – three personal financial habits to get you on the right track By Martin de Kock   Nothing makes you realise that you are at the end of the year quite like seeing the first Christmas decorations in your local supermarket. Soon, the lucky ones will head to their holiday

FPI Professionals Convention 2017

Share this! Wouter Fourie (CFP®), Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers & the FPI & Financial Planner of the year 2015/16 speaks to Michael Avery on Classic FM   Towards the end of October, financial planners from all over South Africa and the globe met for two important conferences in Cape Town.   The first

Michelle Bester receives Investec award

Share this! Michelle Bester, a team member in the administrative office at Ascor®, awared by Investec as the best administrative assistant to financial advisors.   We already know that the best financial advisors work for Ascor Independent Wealth Managers. They have after all won the 2015/16 FPI Financial Planner of the Year Award, the Old