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  • Are you making these three common investment mistakes?
  • If you're like most “information age” investors, you've probably taken a “do-it-yourself” approach to building long-term wealth. I've seen many non-professional investors take this approach and, the truth is, it's rarely pretty. Why? Because there are three common mistakes people tend to make when crafting their own investment portfolio. And if you're making even one of them,... ››› more
  • [03 October 2019]
  • The ‘Ultimate Paycheque' for a rich retirement
  • Imagine investing R100,000 in a company and receiving over R600,000 in dividends alone… Or investing the same amount and getting back nearly R200,000 just in dividends… Now that's serious income that could guarantee a comfortable retirement. Now imagine owning six of these shares right now… I'd call that the ‘Ultimate Paycheque' retirement. And as I said, I've identified si... ››› more
  • [15 April 2019]
  • The biggest mistake you can make when building an offshore portfolio
  • I call it the “offshore investment conundrum”. Investors have no clue where to invest or what to invest in, leaving their cash exposed to unpredictable economic and political events. Investing in just any old offshore product will cost you time and more importantly, money. While I admire the ambition of investors to identify opportunities elsewhere, the fact of the matter is, over half of ... ››› more
  • [24 July 2017]
  • The key aspects you should include in your investment strategy
  • Investing in the stock market provides you with a way to grow your wealth over the years. But investing comes with risks. So what can you do to minimise the risks you take on when you invest? Read on to find out… The basis of a great investment strategy   For your investments to perform well over the long-term, you need to build up a core holding of great stocks in your port... ››› more
  • [30 November 2015]
  • How to get the balance right with stocks
  • Diversification is a well-known way of reducing your overall investment risk. By spreading your investments across different asset classes you reduce risk, but spread too much and your returns will suffer. So how can you get the balance right in your stock portfolio? Read on to find out… The goal of diversification Diversifying your portfolio is a commonly used investment stra... ››› more
  • [14 September 2015]
  • ETFs: The simplest and easiest way to invest on the stock market
  • If you want to invest on the stock market, it can seem a bit complicated. There's an assumption that you'll have to spend a fair bit of time researching your picks. But this isn't the case. You can keep investing as simple and easy as you like it. So how can you do this? Invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs)… How to follow a simple investing strategy using ETFs Whether you... ››› more
  • [23 June 2015]
  • Why you should invest offshore
  • The underlying reason for investing offshore is to benefit from offshore diversification. Diversification reduces your overall investment risk by investing in different assets that have unrelated returns. So what are the other benefits of investing offshore? And how should you spread your offshore investments? Read on to find out… The real reason to invest offshore Offshore div... ››› more
  • [12 June 2015]
  • What to include in your investment portfolio
  • When building a long-term investment portfolio to build your wealth, you need to consider what to include. Whilst stocks may be the first things that spring to mind as an investment opportunity, it's a good idea to add in other asset classes too. This helps to boost your portfolio's diversification and reduces your investment risk. So what are you options? Read on to find out… Fiv... ››› more
  • [11 June 2015]
  • Three street-smart lessons from a man who grew his hedge fund over 4,000%
  • In October 1973, the Yom Kippur War took place when a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israel. This attack saw a strong Israeli army suffer losses and huge damages to its weaponry and air force. Israel's prime supplier of weapons was the US. The US wasn't happy at the news that Israel was on the defensive and that some of its military technology ... ››› more
  • [11 June 2015]
  • Investing in shares: What companies to buy to build a sensible portfolio
  • Investing in shares comes with risk. There's the chance of a market crash. There's the chance that bad news may hit a sector that you hold shares in. And there's the chance that bad news will hit one of your shares. So how can you invest in shares in a way that reduces this risk and includes the largest and smallest stocks on the market? Read on to find out… Help your investment ... ››› more
  • [30 April 2015]
  • Want to diversify your portfolio? Then it's time to invest in collectibles
  • Diversification is key to solid long-term returns from your portfolio. Different assets respond in different ways to what's going on in the economy. So if you're looking for a way to diversify out of the stock market, collectibles are a fantastic option. So why should you consider investing in collectibles? What are the disadvantages of investing in collectibles? And how can you get started... ››› more
  • [23 April 2015]
  • Why diversification reduces your investment risk
  • Diversification is an essential aspect of portfolio management. By not putting all your eggs in one basket, you can reduce the risk you take on when investing. So why does diversification work? And should you bother? Read on to find out more… What is diversification is all about? The idea behind diversification is you spread your stock market risk by investing in a number of diffe... ››› more
  • [10 April 2015]
  • PULL OVER and use this simple technique to “fix” your failing portfolio
  • You're taking your car for a spin on a Sunday afternoon. As you speed up, you feel the power in the engine build up. But without warning, your left wheel hits a pothole. You acknowledge the hit with a single curse word. You start to feel your steering wheel pull towards the left and your car is now losing its balance The fix is simple: Pull safely over on the side or to the nearest pet... ››› more
  • [30 March 2015]
  • A diversified portfolio is a must for long-term investing… Here's how to build one
  • If you're investing for the long-term, managing your investment risk is a vital aspect. One of the best ways to do this is to hold a diversified portfolio of investments. So what should a diversified investment portfolio contain? Read on to find out… The advantages of a diversified portfolio By holding a diversified portfolio, you’re spreading your risk amongst a number of d... ››› more
  • [09 March 2015]
  • You can't ignore the instant diversification that ETFs offer
  • Diversification is all about spreading your investments to lower your risk. When running your own investment portfolio, it takes a lot of time and money to diversify. You need to invest in ten to 20 stocks, across different sectors. So what if there was an easier way to diversify? Read on to find out more… ETFs give you instant diversification Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are ... ››› more
  • [26 February 2015]
  • Investing 101: How to build a diversified portfolio
  • Investing isn't just limited to buying shares. There are a number of different assets you can hold in your investment portfolio. To reduce your risks, it's a good idea to spread your capital amongst different assets. So what sort of assets should you consider having in your diversified portfolio? Read on to find out… You should always hold some cash You might not think cash has... ››› more
  • [23 February 2015]
  • What's the best way to insure your portfolio against the downside?
  • Chances are you'll have insurance for your house, your car and your life. This helps to protect you against the unknown. But when it comes to your investment portfolio, what's the best form of insurance? Unlike car and home insurance where you don't expect to make a profit, there is a form of investment insurance that could see you making some money. So what is this form of investment in... ››› more
  • [16 January 2015]
  • Financial planning tips: How to reduce your risk with diversification
  • Once you start giving your financial planning some serious thought and putting your money to work, you also need to ensure you're not taking on too much risk with any of your decisions. Taking on high levels of risk may hold the lure of high returns, but there's also a higher chance that you'll lose money. So how can you reduce your risk? Let's take a closer look… How to get the b... ››› more
  • [06 November 2014]
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