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Savings clubs – Perhaps time to consider as an alterna …

The National Stokvel Association of South Africa estimates that there are well over 800 000 stokvel groups in South Africa. Over 11.5 million South Africans have joined savings clubs and stokvels. These statistics show that savings clubs encourage investors to remain disciplined and committed to saving each month. In a recent press release, Noluyolo Betela, client relationship […]

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Death Benefits – To be a dependant or not?

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the distribution and payment of lump sum benefits payable on the death of a member of a pension fund, provident fund, pension and provident preservation fund and retirement annuity fund. These benefits are informally known as “death benefits”. In one of the recent Financial […]

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NQF Amendment Act – More than just criminalising lying on …

According to the South African Qualifications Authority, there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act, No 12 of 2019 than just criminalising qualifications fraud and lying about qualifications on CVs. Signed by the President on 13 August 2019 and published on 19 August 2019, the NQF Amendment Act tightens the legal requirements and strengthens the hands of […]

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Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning – Cornerstone o …

Are you in the process of planning your training schedule for 2020? Now is the time to consider enrolling for Moonstone’s Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning (NQF Level 6). The Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning (ACFP) will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide holistic financial planning services to the ‘man in the street’ and […]

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