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Category: "Personal Financial Management"

Your Guide to Debt Management

  06/24/12 12:58, by Len, Categories: Announcements, Personal Financial Management, Debt Management, Stress
Source - Debt Management Guide by by justmoney.co.za Many South Africans [read "People"] are falling deeper into debt especially with the economic decline, interest rate hikes and increases in petrol, electricity and food costs. Such increases have… more »

Budgeting When You are Broke

  06/24/12 12:50, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Budgeting, Cash Flow Management, Debt Management, Stress
Source - News Item by justmoney.co.za If you find yourself cash-strapped and struggling to make ends meet, it’s likely that your budget (or lack thereof) doesn’t reflect your earnings. Budgeting can prevent getting kicked out of your house, increased… more »

Five Top Tax Return Tips

  06/24/12 12:40, by Len, Categories: Announcements, Personal Financial Management, Tax Optimisation, Risk Management, Stress
Source - News Item by justmoney.co.za Next month will see the start of the new tax season, which runs from the 1 July till the 30th November, covering 1 March 2011 to 29 February 2012. Filing your tax return is a cumbersome exercise but there are a few… more »

RSA: The Anomalous Business Upswing

  09/15/10 03:22, by Len, Categories: Announcements, Personal Financial Management, Economics Commentary, Financial Markets, Financial Articles
Source - Article by Cees Bruggemans Profile: Cees Bruggemans is Chief Economist of First National Bank. Summary: We are told things are ‘unusually uncertain’. That certainly applies to some countries, and to some sectors. But how unusually… more »

How Expense Ratios and Star Ratings Predict Success

  08/23/10 08:26, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Money Markets, Risk Management, Property Investment
Articles by Russel Kinnel in Morningstar Fund Spy About the Author: Russel Kinnel is Morningstar's director of mutual fund research. He is also the editor of Morningstar FundInvestor, a monthly newsletter dedicated to helping investors pick great… more »

The secret behind why the rich get richer... and how YOU can too? Part 3

  07/06/10 10:22, by Len, Categories: Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Risk Management, Saving, Happiness
Article by Gary Wilde: CEO Wilde Insights™ in Credit Health This is the last in a 3-part article written by Gary Wilde - behavioural specialist and turnaround expert. Enjoy. > About the Author: Gary is renowned for his ability to get to the root of… more »

The secret behind why the rich get richer... and how YOU can too? Part 2

  07/06/10 10:17, by Len, Categories: Announcements, Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Risk Management, Saving, Happiness
Article by Gary Wilde: CEO Wilde Insights™ in Credit Health This month’s newsletter is the second in a 3-part article written by Gary Wilde - behavioural specialist and turnaround expert. Enjoy. > About the Author: Gary is renowned for his ability to… more »

The secret behind why the rich get richer... and how YOU can too? Part 1

  07/06/10 10:09, by Len, Categories: Announcements, Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Happiness
Article by Gary Wilde: CEO Wilde Insights™ in Credit Health This month’s newsletter is the first in a 3-part article written by Gary Wilde - behavioural specialist and turnaround expert. Enjoy. > About the Author: Gary is renowned for his ability to… more »

Just Fired? What To Do Next?

  06/22/10 08:46, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Budgeting, Risk Management, Stress
Source: Article written by Sarah Stebbins of Womens Health Summary: Being told to pack up your desk is one of life’s harshest blows. These take-control strategies from some of the country’s top career experts will ensure that the road ahead is a… more »

Retirement Planning 101

  02/15/10 11:03, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Retirement Planning
Source: Article by Shirley Passanah — spice4life.com 'Retirement planning 101' first appeared on iafrica.com on 5 August 2008. It is the most read 'Personal Finance/Retirement' article of the past year. What reasons could there possibly be why you're… more »

SARS May Close Down Dividend Unit Trusts

  02/11/10 06:56, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Retirement Planning, Tax Optimisation, Risk Management
Source: Article by Leani Wessels - Fin24.com Johannesburg - The South African Revenue Service (Sars) may force some dividend income unit trusts to shut down. This is according to Investec Asset Management deputy MD Thabo Khojane, who told… more »

Smart Money Tips for Working Women

  02/07/10 16:18, by Len, Categories: Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Budgeting, Debt Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Saving
Source: Article by Zenoyise Madikwa of the Sowetan WOMEN have come a long way, but the odds are stacked against them when it comes to finances. Worse, many women view money and money-related tasks as necessary evils, not opportunities to even the odds.… more »

Can you Really Afford the High Price of Sitting in Cash?

  02/07/10 15:58, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Article by Lucienne Fild of itinews Seek the help of a qualified financial adviser before committing your money to an investment vehicle Five years ago around 19% of inflows into unit trust funds came directly from individual investors. During… more »

Lack of Budgeting may be your Biggest Financial Mistake in 2010

  01/22/10 11:30, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Budgeting
Article by Andy Gilder - GM of justmoney.co.za 57% do not plan a budget! The latest results of the Justmoney.co.za poll indicate that some 57% of the site's users don't plan a monthly budget. This, according to the site's General Manager Andy Gilder,… more »

What the 2009 Recession Did Right

  01/22/10 11:25, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Budgeting, Cash Flow Management, Debt Management, Saving
Article by Carl Fischer, Capitec Bank Executive: Marketing and Corporate Affairs Positive side-effects of 2009's financial crisis Cape Town, January 13, 2010: There is no doubt that the global credit crunch and recession has impacted our lives. From… more »

The worst day of the year, mathematically - 19th Januar 2010

  01/22/10 11:18, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Saving, Stress, Happiness
Article by Andy Gilder - GM of justmoney.co.za The 3rd Monday of the year is Blue Monday: Mathematically the worst day of the year Worst day. If you are feeling a little more depressed than usual this Monday and not sure why, a British psychologist… more »

5 Things You Can Stop Worrying About

  01/14/10 06:35, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Retirement Planning, Health, Stress, Happiness
Source: Article in Men'sHealth by Steve Calechman And five others that should trouble you deeply 1. You’ll never find someone Why you shouldn’t worry: There are more women than men in the world, so chill out. And as you add birthdays, you add women… more »

Seven Money Secrets Experts Swear By

  01/12/10 08:54, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Budgeting, Debt Management, Saving
Source: Article by My Debt 1. Compound interest These two words are extremely powerful. They refer to interest earned on interest over time, a passive way to growing money exponentially. The way it works is simple. If you start with R100 in an… more »

Investment Strategy 2010: If All is Chaos, What Then?

  01/12/10 08:21, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Article by Felicity Duncan* Twenty-ten won't be an easy year, but if you're sensible, it could still be a lucrative one. The trick, in so far as there is a trick, is to spot opportunities before the crowd does and to take advantage of them, all… more »

Identity Management: Collaborative and Continuous

  01/11/10 07:31, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Risk Management
Source: Article by Mark Dunn, Director of Risk Management We all like to think of ourselves as individuals – unique, one of a kind. With identity fraud on the increase, however, unless you safeguard your company's financial information religiously,… more »

Risky and yet so Very Rewarding

  01/11/10 07:24, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Article by Thembisa Mapukata - an Old Mutual marketing manager How and where to invest will be one of the most important decisions you can make this year. LET’S take a look at one of the key-building blocks of a healthy investment portfolio –… more »

Avert Retirement Panic: Plan

  01/08/10 11:47, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management, Retirement Planning
Source: Article by Allan Heynen, director at BDO Spencer Steward Financial Services When you eventually walk out of your office or business at the age of 60 or 65, will you be financially ready for what lies ahead? Whether you're just starting your… more »

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Investors

  01/08/10 10:50, by Len, Categories: Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Article by AJ Cilliers - December 2009 Warren Buffett has often pointed out that to invest in a particular share is to buy a small piece of an underlying company. If this seems glaringly obvious, we could be excused for wondering why so many… more »

Equinox - The Current Market View - No more easy money, on to the difficult phase of rising share prices and falling earnings

  12/30/09 15:16, by Len, Categories: Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Equinox Market View Matt Brenzel, portfolio manager and investment strategist at Cadiz Asset Management writes in the latest Cadiz Market View that: ‘…. equity investors currently find themselves in one of the more interesting phases of a share… more »

Selected Articles from Equinox.co.za

  12/30/09 14:50, by Len, Categories: Financial Management, Personal Financial Management, Investment Management
Source: Equinox Articles - Edited by Liz Still 29 Dec 09 - The economy: Kevin Lings Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib writes that over a year has already gone by since the global financial crisis began in September 2008. Although most economies… more »
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