Forget about Bitcoin, rather focus on surviving 2018

Forget about Bitcoin, rather focus on surviving 2018

Unless you’re the gambling type with a significant stash of spare cash to burn, it’s time to tune out the Bitcoin hype and focus on surviving the financial challenges that 2018 will bring. Niel Fourie, Public Policy Actuary at the Actuarial Society of South Africa,...
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...
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...