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Government Retail Bonds

  • Should you include government retail bonds in your financial planning strategy?
  • Financial planning involves all aspects of dealing with your money now and into the future. It's vital to have short-term, medium-term and long-term goals as part of your financial planning strategy. To meet some of these goals, you may need to look at savings vehicles to help you get there. So are government retail bonds worth considering? Let's take a closer look… What are gover... ››› more
  • [20 October 2015]
  • Investing in government retail bonds: Why you should reinvest your interest
  • Investing in government retail bonds is a good savings vehicle to consider if you want to lock your money away for the longer-term. By lending money to the South African government by buying these bonds, you receive two interest payments a year until your bonds mature. But should you take your interest or should you reinvest it? Let's take a closer look… The interest you receive f... ››› more
  • [31 August 2015]
  • The tax implications of buying government retail bonds
  • Government retail bonds (or RSA Retail Bonds) can be a useful savings vehicle. But like all other sources of interest and income, you may have to pay tax on your gains. So when are you liable to pay tax on the interest you receive from government retail bonds? And is there anyway round it? Read on to find out… How government retail bonds work From just R1,000 you can invest in govern... ››› more
  • [27 August 2015]
  • How to pick the right government retail bonds for you
  • Government retail bonds, or RSA Retail Savings Bonds to give them their formal name, are a way of investing your money for the long-term. By lending the government money by buying these bonds, you receive interest payments twice a year for the term of the bond. When the bond matures, you receive your initial investment back. If you want to buy government retail bonds, you need to decide whic... ››› more
  • [25 August 2015]
  • What you need to know about government retail bonds
  • If you're looking to put your money into a low risk investment, one option to consider if government retail bonds. Government retail bonds are easily accessible bonds for members of the public to buy. So what exactly are government retail bonds? How do they work? And how much do you need to invest? Read on to find out… What are government retail bonds? When you buy government r... ››› more
  • [24 August 2015]
  • Five advantages of government retail bonds
  • If you're looking to invest money into the bond market, then government retail bonds could be the perfect option for you. They have a number of advantages to you as a private investor. Let's take a closer look at these benefits… Five reasons to buy government retail bonds Advantage #1: Government retail bonds are a low cost way to buy bonds Unlike investing in many other ty... ››› more
  • [19 September 2014]

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