20200708 Creating future wealth with offshore investments

Good day, As a keen investor, you know that one of the best ways to build future wealth is to diversify your investment portfolio through offshore investments, so that you can choose to study, travel, retire abroad or leave a legacy for your loved ones. But investing offshore can be daunting and complicated.  Liberty’s Offshore…

20200630 SA is standing at the edge of a fiscal precipice

Good day, The South African government will have to take decisive action if it hopes to avert a fiscal meltdown over the next five to 10 years. Kevin Lings, chief economist at Stanlib, said that urgent intervention was needed to avoid the worst case debt-to-GDP pathway set out in finance minister Tito Mboweni’s 24 June…

20200525 How much life cover do you need?

Good day, When buying life insurance, how do you know how much is enough? Do you spend what you can afford, or do you opt for a nice round figure like one or two million rand? And how do you know whether it’s enough? How much life insurance you need varies based on personal and…

29/04/2020 Why life insurance is a good investment

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, we’ve been bombarded with reminders of our own mortality. It has reinforced the idea that illness and death can come at any time, and that has some people thinking seriously about life insurance. Many people are not convinced when you tell them that life insurance is a form of…

02/04/2020 Covid-19: Are you Covered?

With South Africa firmly in lockdown, there’s been a flood of questions from clients asking how or if we’ll be conducting new business during the 21-lockdown period. The good news is that we remain open for business. Although the process working remotely may take a bit longer at times, we are committed to guide all…

20/03/2020 Important Covid-19 Statement

With COVID-19 spreading across the world we are seeing major disruption to the global economy. Business operations have shut down to try and curtail the spread and flights have been banned. This is having knock on effects for supply chains and has the potential to lead the world to the point of economic recession –…

25/02/2020 Seven things we need in tomorrow’s Budget Speech

On 26 February, the entire country will be focused on Cape Town and the national Parliament as Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the 2020 National Budget. The speech comes after a time of literal and figurative stumbling around in the dark for SA. Over the past five years, the National Budget has delivered a story…