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  • Two easy ways to start investing with only R500 a month
  • If you think that you're too broke to start investing your money, then you've been misinformed. It is possible to start growing your wealth with as little as R500 ever single month. Despite what most people think, you don't have to have millions in the bank to invest your money. There are exciting new platforms that you can use to invest with as little as R100. Of course, R100 gives you ve... ››› more
  • [02 June 2016]
  • 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]
  • Looking for a safe investment vehicle? Consider RSA Retail Savings Bonds…
  • If you want to put some cash away for the long-term, look at RSA Retail Savings Bonds. Buying these bonds has a number of advantages. So what exactly are RSA Retail Savings Bonds? And why should you buy them? Read on to find out… RSA Retail Savings Bonds explained When you buy RSA Retail Savings Bonds, you’re lending money to the South African government. In return for this l... ››› more
  • [19 May 2015]
  • How to decide whether to invest in bond funds or bonds directly
  • If you're looking for a stable investment that pays you an income, you can't look past bonds. If you want to invest in bonds, you have two main options: You can invest in a bond unit trust or you can invest in bonds directly. So which route is best for you? Read on to uncover the pros and cons of investing in bond funds and directly… Investing in bonds: The pros and cons of unit t... ››› more
  • [23 January 2015]
  • Want to invest in bonds? Here's the easiest way for you to do it…
  • If you're disappointed with the interest your money is earning in the bank and you don't need the funds for the next few years, you could consider buying bonds. For a retail investor, the easiest way to do that is through RSA retail savings bonds. You can buy bonds from R1,000 and you can decide on how long to tie your money up. So how do RSA retail bonds work? Read on to find out… ... ››› more
  • [13 January 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]
  • Why you should hold fixed-interest securities
  • Fixed-interest securities should form part of a well balanced portfolio. They aren't going to make you rich overnight, but you know where you stand with them. You know what your rate of return is going to be. Let's take a closer look at why you should hold some fixed-interest securities in your portfolio… An asset category that you should include in your investment portfolio is fixed-interest ... ››› more
  • [28 January 2014]
  • Guaranteed returns make Retail Bonds a sensible investment tool
  • If you're a pensioner and would like a steady income or you have limited savings and can't afford to place any capital at risk then Retail Bonds are the investment tool for you. Read on to find out why Retail Bonds are a sensible investment tool… South Africans have a very poor savings record. And that’s why the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) designed Retail Bonds, the team of experts at ... ››› more
  • [06 September 2013]
  • A safe place to invest your cash
  • If you're saving up for something in particular, you want a safe place to invest your cash. As long as you are happy not seeing it for a few years, then RSA Retail Bonds might be the right investment for you. Read on to find out more about RSA Retail Bonds… RSA Retail Bonds are a quick and easy solution if you’re looking for a reasonable return for the medium-term. As you invest with the Sou... ››› more
  • [20 August 2013]
  • You need this Retirement Survival Strategy…
  • Interest rates around the world are at record low levels. This is actively destroying the livelihood of retirees. Read on to find the strategy to survive in a low interest rate environment… This Retirement Survival Strategy will help you weather the low yield income storm, reveals Warren Jeffery, Chairman of The South African Investor. Four easy ways to help you generate income from your in... ››› more
  • [06 August 2013]
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