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Seuntjie sukkel met wiskunde

Die nuwe juffrou hoor sy moet alles met drank vergelyk, anders verstaan die kinders in hierdie dorpie nie hoe dinge in die praktyk werk nie. Sy vra vir Jannie: “As jy 3 biere plus nog drie biere het, hoeveel het jy dan?” Hy antwoord: “6 juffrou.” Juffrou: “Baie mooi, Jannie. “En as ek 1 bier […]

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Unsustainable Growth a major concern

The latest GrayIssue from Allan Gray contains some sobering thoughts on a ticking time bomb that the government appears to be ignoring in their quest to stay in power. For some time we have been concerned about the sustainability and unbalanced nature of consumption growth in South Africa. I don’t believe you can consume, spend […]

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RE deadline for new entrants

There appears to be some uncertainty about exactly how the two year period of grace which applies to new entrants, should be interpreted. FAIS Circular 7 of 2012 issued last week refers to these individuals as follows: The deadlines in Table A above apply to candidates with a date of first appointment prior to 30 […]

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What the statistics really reveal

Shortly after the FSB released Circular 7 last week, I received a skewed interpretation from an FSP which illustrated just how prone we are to read things from our own perspective, rather than an objective one. What are the basic facts about the current status of the level 1 Regulatory Examinations? According to the FSB […]

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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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