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Share this! Click the left top play button to select part 2 Click the left top play button to select part 2 Thinking about your retirement annuity investment strategy Part 2 Martin de Kock talks to Semeyi Zake on Business Day TV’s New Retirement Thinking about your Retirement Annuity investment strategy (Part 2) Is a…

Share this! Retirement Annuity investment strategy Part 1 Martin de Kock talks to Semeyi Zake on Business Day TV’s New Retirement Thinking Part 1  Your Retirement Annuity investment strategy Planning for your retirement can be a minefield of confusion and when not done right, can impact your financial health after retirement. Martin de Kock explains…

Share this! Congratulations, Carla Briers Awarded national top student of board exam SAIPA At Ascor, we sure know how to pick them. Or perhaps they know how to pick us! Carla Briers, one of our team members in the Accounting department, was just named the national top student in the May 2018 sitting of the…

Share this! How to pay zero tax in retirement Ingé Lamprecht 1 June 2018   Ultimately, tax is only one of the various factors retirees need to take into account when structuring their financial affairs. When an acquaintance recently turned 64, he said he “couldn’t wait” for his next birthday. The people around the table…

Share this! How to invest offshore, an easy guide By Wouter Fourie CFP® FPI Financial Planner of the year 2015/2016 Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers You can invest indirectly or directly – both have various options.   Why invest offshore (outside South Africa)? South Africa represents less than one percent of the world economy…

Share this! Investors must ignore short-term market noise Warren Buffett is a good proponent of sitting on your hands when the markets are up and down – Martin de Kock, director at Ascor Independent Wealth Managers. Ryk van Niekerk  /  10 May 2018 RYK VAN NIEKERK: Welcome to this Financial Advisor podcast – our weekly podcast where I…

Share this! Ascor® Awards Top Students at UP Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers has honoured the best B.Com Investment Management students at the University of Pretoria. Every year, Ascor® awards a cash prize to the best Investment Management student. The award is handed over during a special function and this year it was attended by Ascor®…

Share this! Trading in bitcoin, ethereum? SARS wants its share  Spare a thought for cryptocurrency traders. 10 April 2018 08:08   /  By  Wouter Fourie – Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   Spare a thought for cryptocurrency traders. Not only has the value of coins such as bitcoin and ethereum been on a rollercoaster ride, but now the South African…

Share this! South Africa’s tax chief suspended By Tom Carnegie, 20 Mar 2018   In a bid to boost investor confidence, South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended the head of the tax service after he refused to resign. Ramaphosa suspended Tom Moyane after he refused to voluntarily resign as commissioner of the South African Revenue…