Money

MONEY CAN'T BUY HAPPINESS

MONEY CAN’T BUY HAPPINESS

Money can’t buy happiness: it’s a rarely questioned truism. It also tends to be most enthusiastically embraced by those who have never gone without it. “I’ve tried hard to care about money,” Chelsea Clinton once humble-bragged, “but I couldn’t.” No matter how attached we are to the idea that money can’t buy happiness, though, the research shows almost the complete… Read more →

LOVE AND LAW

LOVE AND LAW

The best choice is an informed choice. Make sure you know what goes for what when it comes to marriage and your money It’s the month of love and the season for romantic proposals of marriage. Before you kneel down and whip out that whopping diamond ring, though, stop to consider the type of marital contract into which you will… Read more →

MARKET VALUE

MARKET VALUE

Unit trusts are a sound investment option There are plenty of investment options available, from stocks to property. One of the most popular options is unit trusts, which are ideal medium- to long-term savings instruments. The MD of Old Mutual Unit Trusts, Pieter Hugo, gives Man all the need-to-know to help inform your investment decision. The basics ‘Unit trusts are… Read more →

PICK AND CHOOSE

PICK AND CHOOSE

Selecting the right investment manager to handle your money could make a big difference on your returns Who to invest your hard-earned cash with isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Thandi Ngwane, head of Strategic Markets at Allan Gray, offers some guidelines that will help you choose the right investment management partner. Understand the investment philosophy Every investment manager… Read more →