As an advisor to the South African Investor board I deal with investors that are looking for long term returns that'll help them live, and retire securely.
That means we typically look at companies like Vodacom, Naspers, Bidvest and the like.
Large blue-chip shares that have been around for years, and will continue to be there for years to come.
Recommending these large companies is th... ››› more
Do you know the difference between minimum investing and low-cost investing?
Well, most investors would usually say they're the same thing. But this is far from the truth.
Low-cost investing deals with the investments associated with investing your money, while minimum investing implies the least amount of money you can invest.
In fact, failure to understand this can actually lead to... ››› more
Uber is no doubt one of the most convenient and cost effective transport solutions in the country right now. As an avid Uber user myself, I've never waited more than five minutes for the driver to pick me up once I make the booking on the user friendly app.
The car is always clean, the driver is always friendly and I've never had an incident where I was unhappy with the service.
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When you put your money to work on the stock market, you take on risk.
There's the chance the company you buy shares in won't perform and its share price will fall.
But for this risk, there's the chance the shares you buy will rise in value over time. This means profits for you.
So if you want to check how your portfolio is performing, how can you check your returns?
Read on to find o... ››› more
Unless you have 100% of the cash in the bank to buy your home with, you'll use some gearing. This is the case for most people. So how can you exploit this gearing effect to make the most out of investing in property? It could give you with a great way to grow your money before you retire. Let's take a closer look…
Use gearing and leverage to take advantage of your property growing in value
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The Forbes' 2014 Investment Guide came out two weeks ago. And amongst some of the ideas included in the guide were some gems. And you can apply them to you own investing. Read on to uncover what two of the best investment ideas for 2014 are...
In the recently released Forbes’ 2014 Investment Guide, there were some ideas that you should ignore, Alexander Green in Investment U explains…
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You don't want your retirement assets to kick the bucket before you do. Fortunately, there are concrete steps you can take now to safeguard your finances and assure your retirement assets are around for the long haul. Read on to uncover five ways to protect your financial security…
There are five factors that will determine the future value of your investment portfolio and the returns you can ... ››› more
Last week, three American economists won the Nobel Prize for economics. One of the prize winners, Eugene Fama was rewarded for his work that showed the stock market is highly efficient at pricing in all available information. But investing greats like Warren Buffett have shown that you can beat the market. Read on to discover how you can beat this Nobel Prize winning investment strategy...
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Many people are surprised to learn that dividend income and reinvestment can account for nearly 90% of total stock market returns over time. That's right. Not a quarter... Not half... But 90%. That's why placing a high priority on dividends in your share portfolio is paramount to its success. Read on to find out more about the secret to superior returns…
Unfortunately, dividend income and rein... ››› more
If you're tempted to invest in cigars, there is a huge variety on offer. It's not just the brand that you'll have to consider, there's size too. Over recent years, investment returns in cigars have proved buoyant. Read on to find out what you need to know about investing in cigars…
There are 33 separate Havana brands offering more than 240 different cigars, the team of experts at The South Afr... ››› more
It's so simple… so easy… and it can dramatically increase your investment returns. Yet most people don't do it. So what is it? And are you capable of doing it too? Read on to uncover one simple thing you can do to dramatically increase your investment returns…
This one this is simply sticking with a good trade… and not selling too early, Dr Steve Sjuggerud explains in Daily Wealth.
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