investment advice

  1. Matt91

    T-Day (retirement reform changes)

    So this morning I got this in my inbox from HR, just trying to understand exactly what this means as my HR lady's explanations are pretty terrible and she's just confusing everyone with her answers being all over the place. As far as I understand it, all member contributions to the company...
  2. N

    What should I consider when purchasing a property to let?

    Hi all I am looking to buy an investment property to let in CT and I was wondering what are the different considerations for a prospective investor? Besides rent yield and capital appreciation, what are the other important considerations? Thank you in advance!
  3. J

    Where should I invest excess cash? Advice needed please.

    Hello everyone! As a newbie into investments, I have been doing some research on this lately. I am not sure how to go about making my first investment and I would really appreciate some advice. After taking out my 6-month reserve/emergency fund, I have an excess of 150k in cash, which is not...
  4. J

    Livestock Wealth Investments

    Has anyone invested with Livestock Wealth (https://www.livestockwealth.com)? What has your experience been? I'm struggling to find many customer experience reviews online. It seems they have products which give a good return, particularly their Connected Garden which has 32.2% annual yield. They...
  5. B

    Invest Overseas or in South Africa

    What to do ?? Here or overseas Is South Africa going to offer enough return on investment?? And is it stable enough to produce the growth we need ?? Or is it easier just to simply place our money in Global Investments
  6. A

    Beginner Investment Options

    Still being young and relatively free in terms of financial constraints, I am looking to begin investing. I was thinking of the Allan Gray Equity Fund Unit Trust as it has higher returns over their Balanced Fund. I am willing to accept the additional risk as I am still young after all. Has...
  7. H

    First job. Financial advice needed with regard to savings/investments.

    Hello, I have recently started my first real job (Software Industry). The details are as follows: I'm a 23 year old guy, based in Durban. Living with my parents. Cost to company: Gross salary: R17500 Cell phone allowance: R600 pm Deductions: PAYE: +-R2170 (Just realized it hasn't been...
  8. N

    NOOB'S GUIDE : Investments (esp. Retirement Annuities (RA)) for 2017

    So I was reading through this : Best Retirement Annuities (RA) for 2016 https://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/806213-Best-Retirement-Annuities-(RA)-for-2016 This thread gave me some idea of which companies to look at and stuff, BUT, it think it's more suited to those who are already...
  9. S

    Online Brokerage Accounts

    Can anyone recommend a good South African online brokerage account that: 1. Will allow me to invest in ETF's that are managed by foreign-registered companies (this is key) 2. Has—ideally—low to minimum admin fees Just as a background, I am an American, South African permanent resident and...
  10. J

    Best investment option

    Hi Guys I need advice Say I have an amount of money sitting in a pension fund and I want to move it over to a none taxable Investment account that can give me a monthly interest payment to live off of without losing the amount that I initially put in. Which company or institution can...
  11. krycor

    Investment period vs product?

    So usually everyone has different periods of investment they wish to have form saving for a vehicle, property deposit, studies, retirement, travel etc. Usually it can be broken into cash/withdraw accessibilities, short term, mid or long term investments. With that I was wondering if someone...
  12. A

    Investment advice

    Hi Guys, I would just like to ask, what sort of questions is one able to ask the consultants when calling in to Allan Gray? I understand they can't give financial advice, but what advice can they give to assist in making a decision without consulting a financial adviser? Also, I have an...
  13. A

    Investment advice

    Hi Guys, I would just like to ask, what sort of questions is one able to ask the consultants when calling in to Allan Gray? I understand they can't give financial advice, but what advice can they give to assist in making a decision without consulting a financial adviser? Also, I have an...
  14. W

    Second property: To sell or not to sell

    So, I currently have 2 bonded properties: My primary residence where I have paid off next to nothing (about R900k outstanding) as well as an apartment which I bought with a friend. On the apartment I would make about R100k if we sell it now (after CGT etc). I would like to buy a bigger house...
  15. J

    Another Investment Thread

    I'm looking to start 2 investments for 2 kids which will be used to either supplement varsity fees, buy a student car, or maybe used as a deposit for a flat. The 1st investment will be cashed in after 10 years, and the 2nd in 18 years. To start off with I'll be contributing 200 per month for...
  16. L

    Opening Group Savings a.k.a StokVel

    I would like some assistance on starting an investment stokvel(Club) The plan is to form a Club with colleagues and ex-colleagues(basically friends) whom we have known each other for over 5 years. Mostly we also went to Varsity together. I have already done the briefing regarding this and all...
  17. B

    Investment advice needed please.

    Hi, I have came upon a little cash (R150 000) and would like to invest the total amount. I currently have a bout R30 000 in Satrix 40 and another R40 000 in Coronation Top 20. I am thinking of dividing the money up between the two but I am sure that there are better options available...
  18. K

    Investment advice

    I need some investment advice. I currently save about R250k with ABSA's "Investment Advantage". At the moment the interest rate is 4.5%. I would like to invest somewhere where the interest rate is higher. This is not an long term investment , meaning i would like full access to the money.
  19. D

    Investing R100 000 - Advice

    Hi everybody - "First Time Caller / Long Time Listener" What would you all recommend in how to invest R100 000 - Long term (1 - 5 year) investment with Maximum return. I'm sure this thread / topic has been raised before - but investment options change with time. Any advice (serious)...
  20. D

    I need advice on marketing an Investment Opportunity.

    I need advice on marketing an Investment Opportunity. I have been granted the opportunity of earning a small but much welcomed commission for giving referrals of interested investors to a developer. I need advice on marketing using email, have own website, news paper adverts, online...
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