STEPHEN CRANSTON: Why high-flyers can be ‘poor’ too

Tertiary education is no guarantee of wellness, as 44% of graduates are financially unwell

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Black-owned stockbrokers making a mark

Mazi Macquarie is a full-service cash equity stockbroker competing with the multinationals

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: An interesting pairing

If few people in the insurance industry have heard of IToo, they will all know former Hollard CEO Paolo Cavalieri and former FD Rob Hallier

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Fund managers worth watching

It makes sense to choose from outside the big three fund managers for the sake of diversification

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: A personal touch for short-term insurance

Highly personalised service is available for investment planning and for life and disability cover, so why not for short-term insurance?

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Unpacking unit trusts

The downside of a unit trust portfolio is that it is tempting to track performance over short periods

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: A wider safety net

Were it not for its small size and free float, Clientèle Life would be as lauded as other companies in the sector, like Discovery

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Old Mutual’s financial muscle

Old Mutual sometimes seems like a sovereign state; it is so large it has more financial heft than many African countries

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Capitalist shock troops

Entrepreneurs are the shock troops of capitalism, and entrepreneurialism is the system working at its purest

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The burden of care

Gross pension wealth in SA is equivalent to 4.7 times annual earnings, despite our sophisticated pensions industry

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: It’s time to meet Kenny

Kenny Rabson, head of Discovery Invest and Employee Benefits is set to roll out Discovery’s new umbrella fund

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Home loans with a twist

Sentinel is coming into the market at a time when some banks show little interest in home loans

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: How Liberty plans to remain relevant

Now that Liberty has shed its empire, current CEO David Munro really has nowhere to hide

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: What SA can learn from Latin America

SA investors have found evergreen shares in South America

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The business of banking

It is time Nedbank was granted full independence, just as Standard Bank needs to let Liberty go

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Stretching the foreign exchange limits

For most people with smaller sums to invest, the hassle of buying foreign exchange and going through tax clearance is hardly worth it

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