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Personal Financial planning

Should I Liquidate my Assets to Pay for my Retirement?

Saving enough money for retirement is a challenging task and our worst enemy is inflation. What you save today may very well be half its worth by the time you retire. Unless you earn an above average monthly salary, the chances that you will save enough money to retire comfortably while maintaining your current lifestyle are sadly low.

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Different Types of Aged Care for the Newly Retired

One of the biggest concerns faced by aging individuals is not only if they have enough money to retire, but also if they will need to retire in a place that can take care of them should their health deteriorate.

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Why You Should Consider a Retirement Annuity

Having enough money to retire comfortably is something that everyone worries about. But the question we should be asking is “how can I make sure that I am financially prepared for retirement?” In this article, we discuss the benefits of a retirement annuity in South Africa.

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Car Insurance in South Africa – What You Need to Know

Car insurance is one of the most important types of short-term insurance you can have because there is a certain degree of risk that comes with owning your own car. In this article, we discuss car insurance in South Africa, what it covers, and why you should have it.

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What is Income Protection, and do I Need it?

Nobody is immune to loss of income. Anyone can be retrenched, fall ill, or suffer serious injury which renders them incapable of fulfilling their employment duties. This strips away your ability to earn an income and ultimately puts you at risk of additional loss such as repossession of assets.

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What is the Difference Between Funeral Cover and Life Insurance?

Life insurance and funeral cover are things that everyone should think about. However, it’s important to note that there is a difference between these types of long-term insurance.

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Insurance Tips for First Time Homeowners in South Africa

Insuring your home is the most important thing you can do as a homeowner. This will protect you against major financial loss in the event of something happening to your home. We must first understand that anything is possible, and nobody is immune to natural disasters, crime, or other unforeseen events.

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Using Goals to Achieve Financial Success

When financial plans focus on a client’s personal goals instead of arbitrary benchmarks, it creates motivation and satisfaction. For these reasons, and because many investors appreciate the level of personalisation of goals-based financial planning, this approach is gaining popularity.

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The Importance of Setting Goals to Achieve Financial Independence

Goal setting is something we learn about in school and most people find the concept quite boring. However, when it comes to your personal finances, goal setting is one of the most important and useful activities you can do.

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The Role of Financial Advisors in Achieving Financial Independence

In this article, we take a look at the role a financial advisor plays in working towards and achieving financial independence in today’s difficult economic climate.

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