How South Africans can save in other currencies

How South Africans can save in other currencies

It is getting easier and easier for anyone to protect your money from rand fluctuations and invest offshore. In fact, international saving is now so simple that you can put funds away in one of several currencies just by clicking a few buttons. Absa clients can now...
A little discomfort can be powerful.

A little discomfort can be powerful.

We all tend to gravitate towards our comfort zones. And why not? They’re places where everything is orderly and predictable – we know exactly what we’re doing, who we’re dealing with, and why certain decisions may or may not work. When you’re in your comfort zone,...
Investment success: Don’t be your own worst enemy

Investment success: Don’t be your own worst enemy

The biggest risk which investors face is themselves, because the mistakes they commonly make are based on their own behaviour and personal biases, warns Morgan Housel, a partner at Collaborative Fund in the US and a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal. The...