2017-09-19 15:16 World Bank drops SA 2017 growth forecast The World Bank has downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6% from 1.1% in January. Unless the economy starts growing, SA's poor will continue to live in grinding poverty.
2017-09-19 13:54 Uncertainty reigns over banks’ transformation targets Will new regulations oblige banks and financial services institutions to comply with radical targets in an attempt to accelerate black ownership and inclusion?
2017-09-18 15:02 Where should investors head next? Local flexible funds may provide some insight. SA’s top five flexible funds, with R28bn under management, outperformed the market over the past five years. Here are the 10 most popular shares they’re investing in.
2017-09-18 12:30 Quiz #175: 18-24 September This week we've got one copy of Size Mpofu-Walsh's 'Democracy & Delusion' up for grabs. Answer nine questions correctly and it could be yours!
2017-09-14 10:48 A taste of Africa Mzoli Ngcawuzele uses his property development and restaurant businesses to make the world a better place.

Policy uncertainty is killing investment in what matters 2017-09-14 09:30 South Africa’s government must implement policies that attract private sector investment into research and development in order to grow the economy.
Book extract: Chris Bishop chats to Pascal Dozie, the wealthy entrepreneur who wants to rebuild Nigeria 2017-09-15 11:56 Pascal Dozie, who founded Diamond Bank in Nigeria in 1991, convinced MTN to set up shop in the country and started his own investment company, believes in tapping into Nigeria's huge potential.
What do Bitcoin and tulips have in common? 2017-09-14 10:05 Almost 400 years ago, tulip bulbs in the Netherlands ballooned astronomically in value before the bubble burst. Could the same happen to Bitcoin?
Helping customers avoid those dreaded lemons 2017-09-14 15:26 Start-up getWorth, a used car seller with a difference, does stringent quality control and offers a seven-day 'test drive' to ensure that its customers aren't taken for a ride.
The rise of the ETF 2017-09-14 08:22 Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are gaining in popularity among investors. What is the state of the ETF industry in South Africa and what should you know before investing in these funds?
Wealth tax: Good idea or not? 2017-09-13 11:58 Should the rich be taxed more? Let’s take a look at the various arguments both for and against this proposal.

What constitutes bad advice

Sep 03 2017 06:00

Due to the recent poor performance of living annuities, City Press has been receiving complaints from investors who claim they received bad advice and want to cash in the investment.

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