Inflation, tax and your investment

Interest rates remained unchanged A number of factors and results contributed to the Reserve Bank leaving interest rates unchanged. Unemployment rates play a big role in these decisions, as does food prices. We have seen that the inflation on food prices has increased by 11.8% in the last year. House prices have also increased dramatically…

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Local is still lekker

Economic update As predicted, South Africa is in fact not currently in a recession and this is good news for consumers as well as investors. We believe there are still promising local investment opportunities for investors who are bullish about local growth. The South African economy has recovered from a 1.2 percent decline in the…

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Spring clean your budget

Spring has sprung and all around us everything from the trees and birds, to the early morning exercisers are active and on the go. Traditionally, this is also the time that many of us embark on spring cleaning rituals – be it organising cupboards, washing curtains after the August winds, or getting our gardens prepared…

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