Financial Planning

Investments consist of several asset classes

So you’ve taken the first step towards starting your own investment portfolio, but what happens next? You’ve got your investment goals straight: maximum growth. But your goals need to be a lot more specific. Let’s suggest that you have R900 000 available to invest and you’re aware of the fact that this amount has to […]

Financial Planning Markets & Equities

Aiming for the stars may lead to a fatal fall

We would all like to think that we have an aggressive risk profile, until our investments start to lose value. That quickly turns an aggressive investor into a very conservative one. By aiming for the stars, we often aim to high and then the saying, ‘the higher you fly, the harder you fall’ comes into […]