How to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio _ A simple guide

Stephan Joubert How to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio A simple guide 28June2024

How to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio A simple guide   By Stephan Joubert   Imagine this, you have been hearing countless success stories of the tech giants and after some in depth research decide to pour all your savings into buying shares in a single promising tech start-up. The company’s innovative product and charismatic CEO …

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A long-term or short-term investment strategy – does it really matter

Dane Potgieter A long-term or short-term investment strategy - does it really matter 25June2024

A long-term or short-term investment strategy – does it really matter?   By Dané Potgieter   Embarking on the journey of investments can feel daunting to step into with different types of strategies, each promising a different outcome. For newcomers, the distinction between a long-term and short-term investment strategy might seem like a foreign concept. …

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Unveiling the Power Play – The Role of Risk Management in Investing

Martin de Kock Unveiling the Power Play The Role of Risk Management in Investing 15May2024

Unveiling the Power Play – The Role of Risk Management in Investing   By Martin de Kock CA(SA) CFP® Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   In the high-stakes game of investing, it is not just about riding the highs; it is also about navigating the lows. Welcome to the realm of risk management, the …

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Investment Strategies Understanding the Different Approaches

Dylan Rodrigues From Allowance to Abundance 30May2024

Investment Strategies Understanding the Different Approaches   By Dylan Rodrigues   When it comes to investing, the same principle is applicable to individual investors as it is to investment managers. You need to identify an investment strategy to follow to make informed investment decisions on a consistent basis. Following the right strategy, or combination of …

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From Allowance to Abundance

Werner Pienaar From Allowance to Abundance 30May2024

From Allowance to Abundance Child-Friendly Budgeting Tips   By Werner Pienaar CFP®   Teaching your children the skills of budgeting early on in life is a crucial skill that lays the foundation for a financially responsible future.   In South Africa, where economic challenges are a reality for many, instilling these principles early can make …

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Financial Games for Children

Michelle Bester Financial Games for Children 28May2024

Financial Games for Children   By Michelle Bester CFP®   Creating a strong financial future starts with learning the basics of budgeting and money management at a young age. When young people understand how to manage money, they are equipped with a skill that is key to making their dreams a reality. Financial literacy games …

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Teaching Children about Investing A Fun and Rewarding Approach

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

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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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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Part 6: Why pay for professional advice?

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

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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