Monthly Archives: January 2014

END OF THE MONTH SAVING TIPS

MONEY DOESN’T GROW ON TREES When last did you hear this saying? Probably when you were a child, a few decades ago...This expression has slowly been silenced by the loud announcements in our consumer driven society. All the messages that are pumped through the media and social networks tell us to consume; not to save…
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HOW TO BUILD A STRONG INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO (III)

Hindsight is 20:20; we can always view what we’ve done with a comprehensive view than before we did it. Whilst you can’t change the decisions that you’ve made, you can change the decisions that you’re going to make in the future.   When building an investment portfolio, the third key consideration that you must bear…
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HOW TO BUILD A STRONG INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO (II)

THE LARGER THE GAIN, THE LARGER THE RISK For those in the southern parts of South Africa, there are rainy days ahead. Easter normally signposts the temperature drop and increased saturation in the air. Rain begins to fall, animals slow down and all too often our waistlines begin to explore the other side of the…
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HOW TO BUILD A STRONG INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO (I)

BASIC INSTINCTS   Every winter we begin to see a profusion of pallid tree-dwelling rodents, squirreling away nuts and seeds for the cold season. This is a lovely illustration of wise investments for the future: simple, natural and too true to life. The reason for this can be put down to instinct, but ask yourself…
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