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Maya Fisher-French

Maya Fisher-French

    Chasing returns is for losers
    Chasing returns is for losers
    Studies have shown that investors are paying a high price for switching between funds.
    How to lower the costs of retirement
    How to lower the costs of retirement
    Restructuring the way we save for retirement could halve our costs and a new model that changes preservation rules will dramatically reduce charges.
    Retail resources in race for returns
    Retail resources in race for returns
    Fund managers are divided over South African retail shares, which have outperformed resources by 20%.
    South Africa gets bond bonanza
    South Africa gets bond bonanza
    Inclusion in Citigroup's world government bond index has resulted in big fund inflows, writes Maya Fisher-French.
    Managers invest in the environment
    Managers invest in the environment
    Hard-core capitalist brings R200-bn muscle power to the field of sustainability. Maya Fisher-French reports.
    Time is eroding nest eggs
    Time is eroding nest eggs
    Weak returns, longevity and consumption could leave youngsters worse off than their forebears, writes Maya Fisher-French.
    Unearthing hidden pension costs
    Unearthing hidden pension costs
    The treasury's new adviser, David McCarthy, wants to counter threats to the retirement industry, writes Maya Fisher-French.
    Child savers are royally fica'd
    Child savers are royally fica'd
    Fica, a response to money laundering, is having a criminal effect on childrens' products, writes Maya Fisher-French.
    Dark days ahead, warns finance guru
    Dark days ahead, warns finance guru
    A well-known author has warned of high-debt states solving their widening deficits through predation. Maya Fisher-French reports.
    All savings plans are not created equal
    All savings plans are not created equal
    Reform is needed to simplify products for which the returns are barely worth the investment, writes Maya Fisher-French.
    Treasury takes aim at savings costs
    Treasury takes aim at savings costs
    Compulsory fund preservation and simplifying products are among the options highlighted in the treasury's discussion document.