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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Put retirement planning on your 2023 to-do list

Wouter Fourie put retirement on your todolist 2Jan2023

Put retirement planning on your 2023 to-do list Before you join the gym or start your diet, have your overall finances analysed by a properly qualified certified financial planner. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management. Wouter Fourie is Past winner of the FPI Financial Planner of the Year competition and the …

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Retirement: Women still at a disadvantage

Wouter Fourie Retirement Women still at a disadvantage 9march2022

Retirement: Women still at a disadvantage Here’s how women can improve their financial position in retirement. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past winner of the FPI Financial Planner of the Year competition and the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Retirement in South Africa …

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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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Two major retirement reform proposals for 2022

Wouter Fourie Two major retirement reform proposals for 2022

Two major retirement reform proposals for 2022 The government has been progressively reforming and restructuring the savings and retirement legislative framework. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past winner of the FPI Financial Planner of the Year competition and the co-author of The Ultimate Guide …

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Ten threats to a financially secure retirement (Part 2)

Wouter Fourie Ten threats to a financially secure retirement Part 2 24 Nov2021

Ten threats to a financially secure retirement (Part 2) In this second instalment on the threats to a secure retirement, we look at other factors that could hamper your opportunity to retire with a secure and adequate pension. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past …

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Ten threats to a financially secure retirement (Part 1)

Wouter Fourie Ten threats to a financially secure retirement Part 1 24 Nov2021

Ten threats to a financially secure retirement (Part 1) Everyone longs for a financially secure retirement. But there are many risks and pitfalls that could jeopardise your chances of truly enjoying the fruits of your labour in retirement. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past …

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How costs can erode wealth creation in retirement

Wouter Fourie How costs can erode wealth creation in retirement nov2021

How costs can erode wealth creation in retirement Ever asked if you have saved enough for retirement? You should also ask whether the costs associated with your investments are eating into your savings. By Wouter Fourie (CFP®) Wouter Fourie is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Management.  He is past winner of the FPI Financial …

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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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The tax implications on your retirement should you move abroad

Martin de Kock The tax implications on your retirement should you move abroad Oct2021

The tax implications on your retirement should you move abroad Have kids abroad or considering retirement on a Mediterranean island? Read this broad overview on tax implications when moving abroad. By  Martin de Kock (CFP®) – Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers Recent events in South Africa have raised an important question for pensioners or would-be retirees planning …

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