South African investors are fixated on the rand exchange rate, so much so that our currency movements act as a barometer of our nation’s mood: when the rand is strong, happiness pervades, but if the rand depreciates, emotions head south at the same pace – or even faster.
There are many risks that need to be overcome to ensure that retirement savings last, says Shaun Duddy, including longevity, inflation and investment risk.
Market fluctuations are an expected and necessary part of investing. The important thing is to stick to your long-term investment plan.
Making sure ‘bad timing’ doesn’t get the better of your investments
Do you need to rethink your offshore investment exposure?
The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors. These changes come into effect on 1 March 2018, unless otherwise indicated.
If you have started saving or are about to start, a written investment plan can keep you on track.
Is the very thought of planning a barrier for you when it comes to investing? Or are you guilty of over analysing and underacting?
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Carla Rossouw explains why this is a good time to take maximum advantage of the incentives the government has put in place to encourage us to save.
Investing in international markets is an important diversification building block to investors’ portfolios.