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The age-old stokvel moves into the digital era

Can the stokvel, the home-grown savings institution tried and tested over the ages, go digital? At least two...

Default regulations will simplify investment options

'Independent financial advice is still important'

High fees erode your investments

New middlemen mean today’s investors are paying more fees than previous generations

Government funds helped keep Eskom liquid, committee hears

The utility's executives updated the standing committee on appropriations on the progress made at Eskom

Investors dive into Murray & Roberts as Germany’s Aton makes takeover bid

German firm Aton intends to make Murray & Roberts an offer at R15 a share to all the group's shareholders

Index funds rocking in hard places

Common ownership could dampen competitive behaviour – or it could accelerate recovery

How Serge beat Net1’s shareholders

But there is still hope for a precedent that will keep companies honest

For Net1 a big profit is a big problem

For years Net1 had been criticised about its financial dealings with grant recipients, such as selling them life insurance.

Match your annuity and expiry date

A living annuity is a popular retirement choice but it has to be carefully managed

World Bank’s IFC, Allan Gray rush to curb fallout of grants debacle

The two biggest Net1 investors admit to CPS worries, but disagree on scale and severity.

Allan Gray invests in Zimbabwean beer and cellphones

Despite Zimbabwe's shrinking economy, Allan Gray is upping its stakes in the Zimbabwean sorghum beer and mobile phone markets.

Beware of being over diversified

For every new investment you take out you incur additional costs. You should rather look to consolidate than spread yourself too thinly.

Who gets your retirement fund benefits when you die?

Be aware that retirement annuities, pension, provident and preservation funds differ from other investments.

How to select the right investment

Searching for a good investment vehicle for a monthly debit order.

Allan Gray concerned about market valuations

The South African market is looking risky, says Delphine Govender, portfolio manager at Allan Gray.

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