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Caty Naude Teaching Children about Investing A Fun and Rewarding Approach 21May2024

Teaching Children about Investing A Fun and Rewarding Approach

May 20, 2024

Teaching Children about Investing: A Fun and Rewarding Approach   By Caty Naudé (CPF®)   As a financial advisor, I regularly see the need and value of financial literacy from a young age. Teaching children how to manage and invest money wisely is crucial for their future financial independence and how they think about financial …

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Stephan Joubert A Penny Saved is a Toy Earned Teaching our kids the principle of saving 13May2024

A Penny Saved is a Toy Earned – Teaching our kids the principle of saving

May 13, 2024

A Penny Saved is a Toy Earned Teaching our kids the principle of saving Before we lose ourselves in the diverse and complex world of investment opportunities let us take a step back to when we were kids. Do you remember the time where there was that one toy that you convinced yourself you desperately …

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Martin de Kock Fear of losses vs ecstasy of gains How this affects your investment decisions 9May2024

Fear of losses vs ecstasy of gains – How this affects your investment decisions

May 9, 2024

Fear of losses vs ecstasy of gains: How this affects your investment decisions Recognising the powerful influence of these emotions can help investors avoid common pitfalls and achieve their financial goals more consistently.   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   In the world of investing, emotions play a …

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Martin de Kock Part 6 Why pay for professional advice 29Apr2024

Part 6: Why pay for professional advice?

Apr 29, 2024

Part 6: Why pay for professional advice? Advisors can help clients navigate the emotional aspects of financial decision-making.   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   Financial advisors not only offer expert financial guidance but also provide crucial emotional support and discipline to help clients navigate the ups and …

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Werner Pienaar Failing to plan is planning to fail 28Apr2024

Failing to plan is planning to fail

Apr 23, 2024

Failing to plan is planning to fail   Financial planning is the process of setting and achieving financial goals through the effective management of finances. It involves assessing one’s current financial situation, identifying financial objectives, and developing strategies to meet those objectives over time.   By Werner Pienaar (CFP®)   Financial planning encompasses various aspects …

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Martin de Kock Part 5 Why pay for professional advice 27Apr2024

Part 5: Why pay for professional advice?

Apr 23, 2024

Part 5: Why pay for professional advice? Financial advisors play a crucial role in guiding clients through the complexities of long-term financial planning.   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   Long-term financial planning is paramount for individuals seeking to secure their financial future and achieve important milestones such …

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Martin de Kock Part 4 Why pay for professional advice 25Apr2024

Part 4: Why pay for professional advice?

Apr 23, 2024

Part 4: Why pay for professional advice? Financial advisors can be indispensable allies in navigating the intricate landscape of investment risks.   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   In the field of financial management, risk management stands as a cornerstone of prudent decision-making, and financial advisors can be …

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Martin de Kock Part 3 Why pay for professional advice 23Apr2024

Part 3: Why pay for professional advice?

Apr 23, 2024

Part 3: Why pay for professional advice? Personalised financial planning by financial advisors is essential for creating tailored financial solutions that address individual goals, maximise opportunities, and adapt to changing circumstances.   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   Personalised financial planning is a cornerstone of effective wealth management, …

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Michelle Bester How to find a trustworthy medical aid advisor 10Apr2024

How to find a trustworthy medical aid advisor

Apr 10, 2024

How to find a trustworthy medical aid advisor Medical aid advisors play a crucial role in helping individuals navigate the complex landscape of Medical aid schemes, Health Insurance and Gap cover. By Michelle Bester CFP®   Here’s what you need to know:   1.  What Is a Medical Aid Advisor? A medical aid advisor is an expert …

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