All major medical schemes have released their benefit offerings and premium increases for 2020. Click on the links below for Premium Increases and Benefit offerings in 2020
Greetings all, unbelievably we are a third of the way through 2019 and the cold fronts have started to roll into the Fairest Cape. The general election held on the 8th of May seemed to be very peaceful and notable for a lower voter turn out and the increased support of the populist party, eg-EFF […]
Five simple elements – and you’ll have a sound strategy for the rest of your life Successful investing is not about how much you save in rand value but rather saving in the first place and starting to save early in life. Young people starting a career tend to think that their salaries are too […]
In all, the budget could be described as balanced and responsible under the circumstances, which could put the South African fiscal position on a healthy path.
Steinhoff feedback, Richard Alford 08/12/2017 Never a dull moment in South Africa. We are a week away from the ANC elective conference and all the news flow has been diverted to the melt down in Christo Wiese’s empire. As I write this email the Steinhoff share price is R8.10, 90% less than it was a month ago. I […]
Chalford Wealth have highlighted just a few of the new exciting enhancements and benefits Discovery are offering for 2018. Discovery’s outlook has moved towards young families and how they can better improve support and care towards this target market.
With Discovery Health announcing an average increase in premiums of 10.2% in 2017, it is bound to force many South Africans to look more closely at their medical aid cover. Discovery Health claims a 54% share of South Africa’s medical aid market, with close on three million customers. On Wednesday, the company announced that it […]
Your last Will and Testament: Everything that you need to know The primary purpose of a will is to ensure that your assets are distributed to whomever you choose in the amount and manner that you choose. Other functions include assigning guardianship to minors and appointing an executor to execute your wishes. A will […]
Despite the Hawks’ determination to continue harassing Pravin Gordhan, it remains unlikely that they and the faction backing them will force him out of office.
Thankfully we have a much more transparent and better-regulated industry than a generation before. Much of it is due to the immense power of the internet which has, for want of a better description, democratised the knowledge and workings of investment products.
SA investors today have total transparency on fees, costs and rebates. All to the better.