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

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 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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Retirement funds are the best investment you will ever make

Wouter Fourie Retirement funds are the best investment you will ever make 8Feb2024

Retirement funds are the best investment you will ever make Most of us rely on investments to support our lifestyles and well-being, but we frequently become lost and confused. One reason for this is that the financial services industry has created confusion by selling a wide range of investment products indiscriminately.   By Wouter Fourie …

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Retirement The best investment money can buy

Wouter Fourie Retirement the best investment money can buy

Retirement: The best investment money can buy! The investment growth at a rate better than inflation, combined with the added tax benefits, make retirement funds the best investment you will ever make. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past winner of the FPI Financial Planner …

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Alternative investments to supplement your retirement can be a risky business

Martin de Kock Alternative investments to supplement your retirement can be a risky business 8 Nov2021

Alternative investments to supplement your retirement can be a risky business These investment options can be very rewarding but need extra care to decrease your risk and prevent the wipe-out of your hard-earned money. By  Martin de Kock (CFP®) – Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers When it comes to investment options, investment choice is not a matter …

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Retirement and Investment

Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers Retirement Planning Services page

Retirement and Investment Convention 2016 Guest Speaker:  Wouter Fourie, CFP®, 2015 FPI Financial Planner of the Year. September 2016 saw the second annual Retirement and Investment Convention, hosted by the FPI Centre for Professional Development, in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. The theme of the convention that came through quite clearly for delegates is that …

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Investment in the Christmas stocking

Investment in the Christmas stocking Moneyweb

Investments in the Christmas stocking INGÉ LAMPRECHT   The Christmas decorations have gone up and Santa Claus is coming to town (or at least shopping malls are going to town with the tune). It is the time of year when starry-eyed children g their hands on the latest gadget or toy. While adding an investment …

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