REMOVING THE FOREIGN ASSET LIMIT FOR ENDOWMENT ACCOUNTS

REMOVING THE FOREIGN ASSET LIMIT FOR ENDOWMENT ACCOUNTS

We are pleased to inform you that we have removed the foreign asset limit for the Allan Gray Endowment, effective 12 December 2018.

Endowment accounts will be allowed up to 100% in foreign assets, up from 60% since April 2018
As Living Annuity and Endowment investors use Allan Gray Life’s foreign asset allowance instead of their own, we need to manage Allan Gray Life’s overall foreign asset exposure to ensure that we comply with the South African Reserve Bank’s exchange control regulations.

BLACK FRIDAY: AMERICA’S MOST REVERED EXPORT?

BLACK FRIDAY: AMERICA’S MOST REVERED EXPORT?

Local retailers are gearing up for one of the year’s busiest weekends as Black Friday sales lure shoppers with unmissable discounts. This year’s Black Friday, however, is unlikely to change weak retail trade sales growth, which moderated to a lacklustre 0.7% year-on-year in September, from 2.5% in August, affirming the economy’s muted consumption demand.

Vitality Open

Vitality Open

With 17 million members globally, in 19 different countries, Vitality is the world’s best behavioural change programme – this TV commercial highlights how Vitality is changing the world.

Planning to be a parent?

Planning to be a parent?

With the spotlight on youth this month, you may be among those thinking about a visit from the stork. If so, here’s your financial to-do list.
Expectant parents and those planning a family may have started visualising their future bundle of joy. But while a new baby will capture your heart, it’ll also capture a fair portion of your family budget! Pregnancy and parenting involve many hidden costs, warns Danelle van Heerde, Head of Advice Processes and Tools at SPF.

Updates from the 2018 budget speech

Updates from the 2018 budget speech

2018 BUDGET SPEECH UPDATE. The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors. These changes come
into effect on 1 March 2018, unless otherwise indicated.

Old Mutual Invest Tax Free Plan

Old Mutual Invest Tax Free Plan

. What are the main benefits of a TFSA?

You don’t pay any tax on investment income (interest and dividends) earned in the product, or any capital gains. There are no restrictions on the funds you can invest in (other than that funds cannot charge performance fee), and no minimum investment period is required. You are also not limited on the withdrawals you can make from your investment.