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By: Kevin Mills Financial Services  11-11-2011
Keywords: Fund Managers

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  • PPS released the following Newsletter to PPS advisors on 5th October 2011. Althought the Newsletter is adressed to advisors we believe that it has great importance for PPS clients.SANLAM COBALT AND PPS COMPARISONDear PPS Advisor,On 28 Se..

  • Don’t wait until it’s too late…One in four women will suffer from cardiovascular disease before they reach the age of 60.Up to 60 people a day die from strokes.Up to 30% of stroke patients are between the ages of 15 ..

  • Fund FocusIn our May Newsletter we discussed the Marriott High Income Fund of Funds. We wish to once again bring this fund to your attention.The Marriott High Income Fund of Funds is actively managed in order to achieve the investor’s i..

  • Investing in turbulent times!This month our newsletter is a little earlier than usual. This is because we are living in difficult economic times and world stock markets are volatile at the moment. I thought it might be a good idea to address the i..

  • Offshore equities – the unloved asset class!by Fred Grunewald, Coronation Fund ManagersWe, at Coronation Fund Managers, consider the defining feature of our investment philosophy to be its long time horizon. We have never met anyone in ..

  • Welcome to our July newsletter. It’s hard to believe that the year has flown by so quickly and of course brought the winter chill. We hope that you find our short monthly news clips both interesting and informative!Fund FocusThis month ..

  • The Rule of 72Many investors may not have heard of the “Rule of 72.”  The Rule of 72 is a simple way to determine how long it will take an investment to double given a fixed annual interest rate. Investors can roughly estimate how lon..

  • Welcome to our May Newsletter! It is a little early this month as we have so many holidays upon us. It seems everyone is already in a holiday mood and  looking forward to relaxing and taking next week off. It is difficult to do business next week so w..

  • Live like there is a tomorrow!Putting off investing can cost you more than you think. That’s because you lose out on the most potent factor of investing; compounding growth. Its ability to transform your financial future is so powerful that ..

  •  We expect less from local assets but more from international!Towards the end of 2010 Coronation Fund Managers provided the following performance table.  The table reflects the 10 year historic performances of the various asset classes ..

  •  Fund FocusOld Mutual High Yield Opportunity FundMost investors invest into unit trust funds to achieve long term capital appreciation. But few investors consider the importance of the unit trust’s dividend. Over the past year intere..

  •  Fund FocusOld Mutual High Yield Opportunity FundMost investors invest into unit trust funds to achieve long term capital appreciation. But few investors consider the importance of the unit trust’s dividend. Over the past year intere..

  •  WelcomeWe trust that you and your families have had a blessed festive season and wish you all the very best for the New Year. May 2011 bring you peace, happiness and all the wonderful things that you wish yourselves!We are back at work an..

  • Retirement PlanningWhen one examines the features and benefits which a retirement annuity fund provides in 2010, it’s hard to remember that retirement annuity funds were once thought by many to be inflexible, stodgy, pedestrian avenues for r..

  • Many of the older PPS Insurance policies provide life cover for members until the member attains the age of 70 years at which time the life cover ceases. PPS is currently offering a special upgrade to convert this existing term cover to the whole of li..

  • PPS Surplus Rebate Allocations A record breaking R2,6 billion has been paid been allocated to members' Surplus Rebate Accounts in 2009. That adds up to a whopping 7,6 billion shared over the past 5 years! Irrespective of the difficult eco..

  • Market ReviewNearly 50% of all Collective Investment Schemes in South Africa are currently in Money Market Funds and near cash funds. Is this wise? The outlook for cash has deteriorated substantially over the past twelve months. Money Market ..

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