Chances are the reason you're investing is to grow your wealth.
So how can you increase your chances of achieving this goal?
There are five main factors that will have a bearing on your success.
Read on to find out what they are and how you can apply them to your investment strategy…... ››› more
By investing on the stock market, you benefit from above inflation returns over the long-term.
But what if you don't want to pick individual stocks?
What if you don't want to invest through a stock broker?
And what if you don't have a large lump sum to invest?
You can opt for unit trusts instead.
Read on to find out how you can find the best unit trusts to invest in…... ››› more
To invest in penny stocks, you'll need to find yourself a stock broker.
There are a vast number of stock brokers offering their services, so how can you find the best one for you?
Read on to find out…... ››› more
The rand has continued its battle to strengthen below R12/$.
The local currency is struggling as the dollar continues to hold onto its recent gains and worries over non-stop load shedding grow.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…... ››› more
Eskom's headed for six days of rolling blackouts.
The South African power grid is at the point of a complete crash. And it's not even winter yet…
Luckily there's some light at the tunnel.
Germany's state-controlled development bank, KfW, announced it would lend Eskom R4 billion in the past week. And it promised another R2 billion to another private local power producer.
In short, these two loans could save Eskom, the power grid and South Africa!
So what's the deal with the Germans lending us this much money?... ››› more
There are a wide variety of different forex traders who follow different forex trading strategies.
Some of these traders may get in and out of trades within an hour or two, whereas others may stay in a trade for a few weeks or more.
Depending on your forex trading strategy and the style of trading you follow, you'll concentrate on different timeframes on the charts you use.
So what's the best timeframe for your style of trading and strategy?
Read on to find out…... ››› more
Investing in shares doesn't come with any guarantees. You can't know for certain that a stock will go on to perform in the future.
When you invest in penny shares, your job is perhaps a little more difficult as these companies are more vulnerable to ups and downs than larger companies.
So how do you know which shares to buy?
Read on to find out how you should get started…... ››› more
When you invest in shares on the stock market, you need to pay a stock broker fees and commission for his services.
When you invest in unit trusts, you also have to pay fees. There are two different types of fees you'll have to cough up.
Read on to find out more…... ››› more
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