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Reflecting back on 2012
December 30, 2012

Every year, between Christmas and New Year, I take some time to reflect on the past year, think about what went…

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My “why” of blogging – rethinking Mzansi Finance
December 28, 2012

It is often said that if the “why” is big enough, the “how” will follow. I have had a really tough…

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Great Expectations! (Q3 update)
October 1, 2012

Life has taken an exciting turn over the last couple of days. Yesterday, I played my first game for the Premier…

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Where is the money you “saved” on Tuesday?
September 7, 2012

We as South Africans are fond of going out of our way to do things in the spirit of “saving” on…

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Time to hit them Goals!
August 28, 2012

I have decided to take a brief 3-week pause from Mzansi Finance to work on one of my most important goals…

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Beware of your own overconfidence when investing
August 24, 2012

Investing has become a very popular passtime. Stockbrokers have made it ridiculously easy for someone to sign up for a brokerage…

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What is buy-and-sell insurance?
August 22, 2012

A buy-and-sell insurance arrangement protects the partners, members or shareholders of a business from threats to the continuity of the operation…

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What are the different aspects of a Personal Financial Plan?
August 21, 2012

Everyone needs a Financial Plan, but what does a Personal Financial Plan actually involve? A comprehensive Personal Financial Plan has five…

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Do I really need a Financial Advisor?
August 17, 2012

You only need to open a newspaper to see stories of Financial Advisors who run away with people’s money. Couple this…

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What is Value Investing?
August 15, 2012

Value investing is the investment philosophy where stocks are chosen based on the belief that the price quoted on a stock…

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