Pay yourself first :Saving done right

Nobody loves talking about saving, and it has a lot to do with the fact that most articles about saving are pretentious. They set unreasonable expectations on the...

Money Markets , why they are a perfect match for the conservative investor?

What is a money market fund ? Money market funds are a great option for investors who are afraid of loosing their money in the market. Of all the investment...

Is diversification stupid? :The principle of diversification explained

"Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing"- Warren Buffet What is diversification?  Diversification...

Investment vehicles ranked according to risk and return

Risk and return are usually correlated with each other. Where there is low risk, there are often lower returns, and in the case of high risk there are...

How you scale your investment portfolio with automated investing

There often two times when people think about investing , and that either when they do not have any money, or when they come across a lump sum of money. These are...

How to manage risk in your business.

The odds are not in your favour. My least favourite statistic is the amount of businesses that fail within three years, which is estimated to be about 90% of businesses. It continues...

A saving account is not an investment vehicle

Saving is the setting aside a portion of money from your income(s) therefore saving alone is not a money generating process. Just as the name suggests it is just the saving of...

How to invest R200 a month?

Fortunately with the advances of technology , we are able to invest in the capital markets at much lower cost than ever before. Investing has never been easier or cheaper. I remember when in...

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