Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Cost of Living in South Africa

Every year we see an internal migration of individuals and families between the major cities of South Africa - mostly for work reasons. These decisions are sometimes thrust upon us due to simple economics, but other times we are able to explore the opportunities and the pros-and-cons of living in a new city. But how…
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Medical Aid vs Dread Disease Cover

If you are paying for both Medical Cover and Dread Disease Cover… you may ask yourself why? The cost of living keeps rising and in the year ahead we can expect more increases that will put pressure on our hard-earned and diligently saved resources. This doesn’t have to be bad news - it can encourage…
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Lessons Learnt from Investing in 2016

Having recently read a report from the CEO of PSG Asset Management, Anet Ahern, here are a few key pointers that our top minds in the investment sector will be carrying with them as we start 2017. 1. The best investment decisions aren’t always the most comfortable During the first two weeks of 2016, a…
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Slow Down. Appreciate.

If you’re anything like me, you may find that after you’ve had a holiday… you feel like you need a holiday! Our pace of life is currently so fast that even when we’re on holiday, or trying to take things a little slower, we don’t actually get to relax or rest as much as we…
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New Year Spending Tips

If you want to change the way you’re doing something, if you want to improve or adjust or if you simply want to bring about a new direction - changing the way you think about something is the first step! Many of us begin our new-year-financials with a hope to saving more money - and…
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