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The long and winding road

The Super 15 series is now at that stage where one can look cautiously at the remaining matches in the knock-out stage of the game to try and predict who will end where. Log leaders, the Stormers, face the Bulls in Pretoria in their final match before the “test break.” After this, they play the […]

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How the human mind works

A practical example of how the human mind works Analysis of the  picture can tell us a lot about how different people think. – For young men, it’s a picture of a lady with a nice derriere but only the most observant will notice that she is crossing a street. – The really observant will […]

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Continuous Professional Development: Part II

Many of our readers can attest to being duped by inferior training services providers when the scurry was on to obtain 30 or 60 credits before the end of 2009. This was one of the factors that eventually led to the introduction of the regulatory examinations. There was little or no regulation of their activities. […]

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Wat Vir My Gewerk Het

Een van ons lesers wat die RE 5 eksamen met 92% geslaag het, deel met ons lesers hoe hy suksesvol te werk gegaan het om sy regulatoriese eksamen te slaag. Net kortliks my ervaring van die RE eksamen. Ek het studiemateriaal en videos van my werkgewer, asook die handleiding van oor die 300 bladsye van […]

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Where do I get my results?

We are currently inundated with enquiries from candidates about their results. Please follow the advice below to help us help you in the quickest possible way. Please do not enquire a day or two after you have written. If you have not heard from us two weeks after you wrote, it is quite possible that […]

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FSB releases latest news on REs

Fais Circular 7/2012 of 22 May 2012 contains the following information regarding the Regulatory Examinations: Confirmation of the deadlines for each of the level 1 examinations to ensure that there are no misunderstandings or misconceptions regarding the deadlines. Afrikaans examination dates and venues. An explanation of the registration process and the information that candidates must […]

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Showdown at the Kings Park Corral

Hoe Maak hulle dan somme? Waar is die goeie ou dae toe ‘n haker nog gehaak het en ‘n vleuel nog gehol het? Los nou maar eers vir Piston van Wyk uit hierdie gesprek uit. Skynbaar het die klem op “multi tasking” die spesialis speler in die niet laat verdwyn, as mens na die statistieke […]

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Continuous Professional Development: Part I

An overview of the FSB’s proposals on continuous professional development, or CPD.  The draft is available on the FSB website, as well as on the Moonstone website. We look at why this ongoing learning process will be introduced. The following extract comes from the draft proposals posted by the FSB on its website.  PURPOSES OF […]

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Having a whale of a time

Having a whale of a time I walked into a pub last night. There were two burly girls drinking at the counter. I noticed that they had strange accents so I asked them: “Hi, are you two girls from Scotland?” One of them screamed at me: “It’s Wales you idiot, Wales!” So I immediately apologized […]

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Income – consider the risk/return trade-off

Investors looking for income should consider the risk/return trade-off. All investments aim to generate a return, but there is a corresponding level of risk that impacts the return. Many investors rely on being able to draw an income from their capital lump sum, whether immediately or for a potential future income. John Kinsley, MD of […]

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