Carrick Wealth wins another prestigious International Adviser Best Practice Adviser Award

Carrick Wealth has done it again. For the third consecutive year, the Cape Town-based wealth management and investment advisory firm has won a prestigious International Adviser Best Practice Adviser Award, this time in the category for Excellence in Business Strategy. The annual awards are recognised as one of the international financial advisory industry’s most outstanding…

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Undecided about transferring money out of South Africa?

Many of us have been preoccupied lately thinking about the direction of the rand and how we can counter the effects of its movements and best protect the value of our wealth. With this in mind, you may have been weighing the pros and cons of moving some of your money offshore but are still…

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Another exclusive issue from Carrick and Absa – capital protected, fixed return, plus global growth

Great opportunities rarely repeat themselves. But there are exceptions. Following the outstanding success last month of an exclusive investment offering by Carrick Wealth in association with Absa Bank, another note has just been issued offering the same superb investment opportunity: invest in rands with your capital fully protected, receive a fixed return and benefit from…

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Be wise, be protected against the risk of unforeseen life events

Two unpleasant issues that most of us like to avoid thinking about, are death and critical or debilitating illness, with resultant potentially disastrous consequences for our continued financial wellbeing and welfare of our families. However, with good financial planning and investing in the appropriate risk cover, the negative financial consequences so often associated with such…

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The vital importance of having an up-to-date Will

The final contract or legal document of your lifetime will be your Will if you have one. It is also the expression of your final wishes of what should happen to all that you have worked so hard for during your life. A legally valid Will should therefore be the cornerstone document of your estate…

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Entrepreneurs should approach their personal financial and wealth plan the same way they plan a business venture

Entrepreneurs are not risk takers, they only take calculated risks. There’s a big difference, says Leonard C. Green, entrepreneur, author and teacher at Babson College, rated the top US business school for teaching entrepreneurs. With a business and financial plan in hand, they are also strongly focused on making the venture work, taking calculated risks,…

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