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Investment Indicators | 22 February 2021
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#Budget2021 - Focus on tax increases and improving tax collection capabilities
#Budget2021 – Will Section12J tax incentive be extended?
Working with your client to develop good savings habits
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ABSA (L) 5.040% 4.465%
Clientéle Life (G) 4.850% 4.600%
Discovery (G) 4.457% 4.161%
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Clientéle Life (G) 5.050% 4.800%
ABSA (L) 5.040% 4.465%
DIscovery (G) 4.996% 4.698%
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Cadiz 4.660% 4.700%
Allan Gray 4.250% 4.240%
Prudential 3.890% 3.850%
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FROM THE CROW'S NEST
#Budget2021 - All that is certain is that nothing is certain
Finance minister, Tito Mboweni, will deliver the National Budget speech on 24 February 2021 at 2pm. With our economy in such a vulnerable position, what will the key announcements of the 2021 Budget Speech be? Industry experts share their views.
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#Budget2021 - Focus on tax increases and improving tax collection capabilities
On the eve of the Budget, with a vaccine programme to fund, Carla Rossouw, tax lead at Allan Gray considers what levers government has to pull. She expects the 2021 Budget to centre around tax increases and improving the tax collection capabilities of SARS.
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#Budget2021 – Will Section12J tax incentive be extended?
Considering the current economic climate, with the SMME sector literally on its knees, business South Africa could do with some good news by way of extending the Section 12J incentive. James Rothmann of Anuva Investments explores this in light of the upcoming budget speech.
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Working with your client to develop good savings habits
When setting a savings goal, Behavioural Economist Erik Vermeulen suggests keeping certain criteria in mind to help focus your efforts and avoid getting side-tracked by impulsive spending - a good framework to work through with your client and to guide your financial planning discussion and assessment.
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Skills development levy - How to get some of your money back
Did you know? Employers who are up-to-date with their levy payments can claim a grant from the appropriate SETA if they submit a report each year on the implementation of their workplace skills plan before the date stipulated by the SETA, in most cases 30 April. Moonstone can assist with the rather tedious process.
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Administrative Assistant / Relationship Manager: Galileo Capital (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. Galileo Capital is looking for a self-managed, self-motivated, and coachable young individual to join as a personal assistant/relationship manager. The role incumbent will work in a team and assist the financial planner and para planner with all administrative tasks in respect of managing client relationships and be responsible for all service requirements from clients.
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Financial Planners - Investments & Long-term Risk Benefits: Wealth Preservation Strategies. We are an established Cape Town-based practice which has served clients in SA and abroad for more than 20 years. We have opportunities which are open to all SA citizens. Work from our office or remotely. Minimum requirements include a relevant bachelor's degree; at least 3 years' experience in financial planning and a proven track record of prospecting, new client acquisition and relationship building.
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Loan Officer/ Loan Specialist: MAP Cash Loans, Johannesburg. We are looking for an experienced Loan Officer to act as liaison between customers and our financial institution and to assist qualified applicants in acquiring short term loans in a timely manner.
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