Top tips for beginner investors

Top tips for beginner investors

00000 Here are some basics that will get the investment novice started By: NICHOLAS RIEMER Educate yourselfEducating yourself before investing is vital in becoming a successful long-term investor. Before investing in anything, potential investors must ensure that they...
Stock Picks – Anglo American Platinum

Stock Picks – Anglo American Platinum

00000 Stock Picks – Old Mutual Featured Illumina Inc (ILMN US) Recommendation BUY Summary Headline (left hand section with turquoise background) 22 Words. We initiate a LONG position. Our upside target is set at $410. We recommend a stop-loss at $315. Analysts...
Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

00000 How to set appropriate rental rates for current market conditions By: SHANAAZ TRETHEWEY IT IS no secret that many industries have been hit hard by the 2020 pandemic, with the rental industry being particularly vulnerable. As tenants’ income became unpredictable,...
Investing in the Stock Market

Investing in the Stock Market

00000 Investing in the Stock Market Interested in investing in the stock market, but don’t know where to begin?  Look no further… we are here to guide you By:       NICHOLAS RIEMER A note from the Editor IN LAST month’s article, ‘Bulls? Bears? Who cares!’, we...
Stock Picks – Old Mutual

Stock Picks – Old Mutual

00000 Stock Picks – Old Mutual Recommentation: BUY We initiate a LONG position. Our upside target is set at R13.25. We recommend a stop-loss at R9.50. Analysts: Peet Serfontein, Pritu Makan Old Mutual is the largest life insurance company in SA and has dominant...
SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers

SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers

00000 SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers Serious jail time on the cards for non-compliant taxpayers. By: ROXANNA NAIDOO & JASHWIN BAIJOO WITH GOVERNMENT’s draft response being released in the Par-liamentary Debate on 13 October 2020, non-compliant...
Retirement savings and COVID-19

Retirement savings and COVID-19

00000 Retirement savings and COVID-19 Many fund members face the prospect of not being able to afford their full contributions. Fortunately, funds may make appropriate provisions for reduced contributions, with the blessing of the FSCA and SARS By: MONEY SMART NEWS...
Is my money safe with you?

Is my money safe with you?

00000 Questions to ask your financial service providers By: PAUL LEONARD WEALTH MANAGERS throughout the financial industry are often asked: “Is my money safe with you?” The answer has to be “yes”, and not just because the advisor says so.  This assurance of safety...
Bulls? Bears? Who cares!

Bulls? Bears? Who cares!

00000 Welcome to the wonderful world of stock market investing “The gold price may go up, and it may go down—and not necessarily in that order!” – attributed to Harry Oppenheimer, former chief executive of Anglo American THE STOCK market. Some have likened it to...