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You can’t pick every year’s winner

You can’t pick every year’s winner Martin de Kock of Ascor® chats to Ryk van Niekerk on fee structure, managing client expectations and medical aid for middle class families.   In the accompanying podcast and transcription, Martin de Kock, a director of Ascor Independent Wealth Managers, chats to Moneyweb editor Ryk van Niekerk about his Read More …

Dalende rentekoerse en beleggers

Dalende rentekoerse en beleggers Wouter Fourie, finansiële beplanner en direkteur van Ascor Wealth. Andries van Zyl  /  28 March 2017 19:05   Die rand ry deesdae wipplank en dit het ‘n daadwerklike impak op rentekoerse.   Die Suid-Afrikaanse Reserwebank gebruik rentekoerse om die inflasiekoers te beheer en die beskikbaarheid van geld in die mark te verhoog of te Read More …

Managing household expenses in tough economic times

Managing household expenses in tough economic times By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers and the Financial Planning Institute of SA (FPI). Award-winning certified financial planner of the year 2015/16   During economic hardship, try to limit your expenses and exposure to debt as much as possible. These days it is not Read More …

The importance of asset allocation

The Importance of asset allocation By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers and the Financial Planning Institute of SA (FPI). He is an award-winning certified financial planner of the year 2015/16   Asset allocation has a major influence on whether you meet your financial goals, impacting your ability to build wealth and Read More …

Choosing the right retirement annuity

Choosing the right retirement annuity By Wouter Fourie (CFP®)  Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers and the Financial Planning Institute of SA (FPI). He is an award-winning certified financial planner of the year 2015/16   Choosing the right retirement annuity and arriving towards a secure retirement is important, but it is equally important to know Read More …

Vroeë ontrekking van Pension fondse

Wouter Fourie CFP®RSG1703 Vroeë ontrekking van Pension fondse Die voordele van ’n gereelde pensioenfondsbydrae vanaf ’n jong ouderdom is reeds alombekend, maar vroeë ontrekking van Pension fondse kan nadelig wees. Naas die krag van saamgestelde rente, baat ’n mens by die feit dat beide die bydrae self en die daaropvolgende groei heeltemal belastingvry is. Tóg Read More …

Investing in retirement funds

Investing in retirement funds By Wouter Fourie  Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers and the Financial Planning Institute of SA (FPI). He is an award-winning certified financial planner of the year 2015/16. Investments are critical to the lifestyles and well-being of most of us, but we often find ourselves lost and confused. One of the Read More …