July is Savings Month, the perfect time to have an honest conversation about our saving habits. There are different strategies we can use to transform goals (intent) into habits. Psychologists explain that a habit comprises three parts: the cue, the behaviour and the reward. If financial security is your goal, you need saving to become your habit.
How do we overcome the ‘SA Inc’ hangover?
The Importance of Being Wrong
South Africa has a relatively small equities market with a handful of dominant shares, spread across a few sectors, which are available to invest in. This presents a significant risk for investors: a highly concentrated portfolio.
When Economics Meets Politics.
The goal is to create wealth by using money effectively, writes Lynette Dicey
While we cannot control or accurately predict market movements or macroeconomic factors, this does not mean we have no control of our own financial future. There are various decisions that we can make to ensure a more secure outlook for ourselves, even in the midst of the uncertainty.
New opportunities in China
Artificial Intelligence… or Artificial Investing?
The end of the calendar year often leads to reflection on how one’s investments have performed. Many savers are questioning the wisdom of investing in South African equities after a lean period, especially relative to what must currently feel like the safe haven of cash.