“The value of African Bank (Abil) stock ended the day at 50 cents (7 Aug 2014), almost 93% down from R6.88 on Tuesday (5 Aug 2014).” The Abil crisis has caused panic amongst investors who all want to know how much Abil’s collapse will affect them. Lack of transparency of unit trusts If one has a personal stock portfolio, it is quite simple to calculate the capital loss caused by the Abil crash. This is not necessari
By Dennis Conway RFP™ Your Last Will & Testament is one of the most important documents that you will ever sign. It is more important in its own way, than the hundred or more contracts and documents that you will sign in your lifetime. We all die sooner or later. Through our wills, our wishes we have legal force in what we want for our loved ones or special causes we may care for. Your estate, to which your will
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Planning for a financially secure retirement is hard enough, but life often bowls a curve ball. The company retirement fund and group life policy is the best way a company can help.
By Jeremy Hawson, GCI Employee Benefits Divisional Manager
Participation in a group life scheme and retirement fund remains one of the most valuable employee benefits a company can offer, but they’re often... more»
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