Is your ‘offshore investment’ truly offshore?

Much has been written and said about diversifying one’s investment portfolio. One of those options is investing offshore to access international assets and as a hedge against rand-denominated and South African political risk.

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The essentials of estate planning

Estate planning is an inescapable fact of life, but the right financial adviser will guide you through the process and ultimately structure your estate not only for your benefit, but also for that of your beneficiaries.

A guide to downsizing your home for retirement

When making the next move and choosing a retirement home to live in, one has to conduct a lot of research and visit a number of retirement villages before making any decision.