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Savings and Investments

How to create a trust for your children

By Staff Writer

This guide explains what a trust fund is, how it functions, and the benefits of creating one for your children.

How to create a trust for your children
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Unit Trusts

How much tax do you pay on unit trusts?

By Harper Banks

Investing in a unit trust is a great way to grow your savings. We consider the kinds of profit you can expect from unit trusts, and how each of these are taxed.

How much tax do you pay on unit trusts?
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Investments

Advice for people buying shares in a company

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Perhaps there’s a company that you’ve always wanted to be part of or own, but you don’t have enough money to buy the company or the owner is not selling. Buying shares is one way you can ensure you’re a step closer to your dream. This will not only allow to you to share in the successes and failures of the company, but also help you make money in the future. But what factors do you need to consider before taking this leap?

Advice for people buying shares in a company
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Unit Trusts

Everything you need to know about putting your house in a trust

By Athenkosi Sawutana

As one of your most valuable assets, it’s natural to want to protect your house. Some people do this by putting it in a trust. Is this the right thing to do?

Everything you need to know about putting your house in a trust
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Savings and Investments

The cost of switching to a new unit trust

By Isabelle Coetzee

There are many benefits to investing in a unit trust, but this does not mean profits will continue to stream in. Just like other investments, unit trusts come with risks and sometimes it is best to reassess its value. 

The cost of switching to a new unit trust
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Financial News

Unit trusts reach record mark of R2 trillion

By Danielle van Wyk

Assets managed by the Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) announced that it had reached a record R2 trillion.

Unit trusts reach record mark of R2 trillion
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