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Investing Money: Where Do I Start?

Investing money often sounds like an expensive and daunting task. However, there are plenty of investment options available that don’t require you to have millions. How much you save depends on what you want and what your goals look like – there are investment and...

Are You Living A Killer Lifestyle?

While medical advances have reduced deaths from infectious diseases, we are killing ourselves through lifestyle choices Last year 36 million people died from non-communicable diseases. These are diseases caused through unhealthy lifestyles, and account for 63% of all...

Small Packages, Big Returns

Teaching children about finances is not just about saving pocket money; it’s also about giving them the skills to manage money. The best gift you can give your children is to teach them to plan around their money – in other words to budget. How do we get our kids to...

How To Be Debt-Free By Retirement

Do you know how much time you have left before you retire? Do you have a Liberty financial plan in place to settle your debts before you stop working? Will you need to downgrade your lifestyle when your regular income stops coming in? If you don't have the answers to...

The Big C

For the 2017 financial year, we paid out R3.57 billion in valid claims to our customers and cancer remains the biggest cause for claims. We take a closer look at the cancer figures, as well as ways to prevent becoming another statistic. Liberty’s recent claims...

Read This: It May Just Save Your Life!

Be proactive about your health with an early detection plan, which has saved thousands of women from breast cancer. How do I check for breast cancer? The best way to check for a breast lump is for a woman to do self-examination on a regular basis. This will assist her...

Will You Be Paying For Advice?

Amendments to advice and product fees will come into effect under the Retail Distribution Review (RDR). This is a positive development for both clients and advisers as it will create a more transparent, fee-based structure.

Don’t Fall For These Money Mistakes

The difference between being financially secure or financially vulnerable has little to do with the salary you earn or receiving an unexpected windfall. More often it’s about avoiding – or falling into – wealth-destruction traps and seeking investment planning...

Personal Branding – What Are You Saying To The World?

At a time when social media pervades our every-day existence, your personal brand becomes a valuable commodity. Read and stand a chance to win! The world is becoming smaller and more connected through the prevalence of social media; the global village means that...

The Hard Truth About Your Child’s Education

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is an education. Unfortunately education comes at a cost. Even government schools charge school fees – and that is before you have bought the school uniform and school books. As a family you need to decide where a...

How To Excel In Your New Job

Starting a new job or changing roles is a time of optimism and possibility. Here’s how to make the most of the opportunity. We chatted to a recruiter and a career coach to find out what you can do to start off on the right foot. Vanessa Raath is the head of talent...

Wellness In The Workplace

Absenteeism can affect both an employer’s bottom line and an employee’s state of mind. Try these tips to ensure you keep on top of things, even when you’re not at your best. Wellness in the workplace is a hot topic, with companies like Google and Apple placing a heavy...

Man-Up And Get To The Doctor

No-one enjoys a visit to the doctor, but studies show that men are less likely than women to take time out to visit their GP and this could stop them from getting the help they need. According to a 2014 survey data collected by the US Centre for Disease Control and...

Protecting Your Retirement

If you’re worried about volatility in market returns, but want your money to grow, speak to your adviser about the Liberty range of High-Water Guarantee Funds, which give you all the benefits of the market upside, while protecting your capital on the downside. Company...

Spring Clean Your Finances

The only way to attract money is to respect it – and that means being organised. Money expert Suze Orman has always been a strong believer in having and showing respect towards your money. Her philosophy is that if you show money the respect it deserves, then one day...

Opening Doors To A Motivation Station

Liberty Life Contact: +27 14 594 2388 Whether it’s your oven, fridge or bedroom cupboard, a door you open frequently is the best place to build your motivation station. If you’re battling to stick to your goals – or even get started – creating a motivation station is...

Your Investments Are Secure With Liberty

2017 was a turbulent year for the South African economy. Last year was a challenging environment for life companies due to a weak economy, tougher times for consumers and poorly performing investment markets. This is reflected in Liberty’s results for 2017. But rest...

Your Parents Are At Risk Of Making Bad Financial Decisions

The reality for those of us over the age of 40 is that our parents are ageing. One of the biggest risks for the elderly is bad financial decision-making. These are often a result of falling for scams, or being in a situation where they’re mentally incapacitated and...

Who Inherits Your Retirement Funds?

What will happen to your retirement funds should you pass away? What happens when you die before retirement? The money is distributed to your dependants, with the trustees of the fund responsible to ensure that the death benefit is shared equitably amongst the...

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