How to retrench-proof your finances

Retrenchment insurance usually pays out 75% of your taxable salary for up to six months. Low GDP growth and a struggling economy has translated to many South African companies resorting to retrenchment as they try to trim costs wherever they can to stay profitable. Investec’s chief economist, Annabel Bishop, says GDP growth in 2020 will…

Stocks for your stocking

As we close the curtain on a financially tough year and head into what promises to be an equally challenging period, it could be time to review your gift-giving habits. Instead of wasting money on extravagant gifts, why not rather use the money to invest in shares that show promise and are likely to turn your…