Posts Tagged ‘invest’

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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Take action to minimise the risk of current uncertainties

In the wake of the most recent ratings downgrades, a whopping budget deficit and the upcoming all-important ANC national conference, one word sums up South Africa at this moment in time: uncertainty. Just about the only certain thing it seems, is that in order to plug the huge budget hole, government will be increasing taxes…

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Investing offshore the only answer to SA’s latest credit ratings

As South Africa’s junk status saga continues to unfold, downgrade despair set in when all three of the major global credit ratings agencies published their latest decisions for the country late last week. All the reasons listed by the agencies for their decisions, link back to this: South Africa’s uncertain and unstable political situation coupled…

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