Financial Planning

A disabled child could cost you your job

While many South African adults have some sort of personal accident cover, either through their employers or individually, few children are covered – despite a disabled child being a big risk to a family’s financial…
Financial Planning

Challenges for South Africa's asset management industry

Asset Managers are currently facing a challenging time in the markets with increased volatility and uncertainty with pension reform and client protection regulation adding its own burdens. PwC’s inaugural edition of Strategic and Emerging Issues in South African Asset Management provides some insights into these challenges and gives a broad-based perspective of the industry
Financial Planning

Past returns and investments

How much weight does previous performance carry when it comes to our investment decisions? Can we make our asset manager selections based purely on past returns? Let’s consider the returns an investor would have achieved…
Financial Planning

How to become a financial planner

There is an increasing demand among qualified CFPs to consider some sort of Financial Life Planning qualification as a way of adding depth to their interactions with their clients. Financial Life Planning takes into account…