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11 Feb 2019 THREE RETIREMENT SAVINGS MYTHS DEBUNKED +

There are numerous fallacies about retirement savings floating around with the potential to cause irreparable harm to your investment outcomes. Citadel Director and Regional Head Nic Horn addresses the three retirement savings myths that need to be debunked.

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28 Jan 2019 PRESERVING WEALTH ACROSS GENERATIONS +

Many wealthy families seldom see the transition of their wealth beyond the second and third generations. Citadel Director John Kennedy discusses the most effective ways to preserve assets and have governance structures in place to protect them.

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16 Jan 2019 FIVE SAVINGS TIPS FOR WOMEN IN THEIR TWENTIES +

Citadel Advisory Partner Anelisa Mti says that with the cost of living on the rise, it is vital that women become proactive about managing their personal finances and saving as early as possible if they are to achieve their financial goals, whether these be studying further, travelling, saving for a deposit on a home or even saving towards a comfortable retirement.

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07 Jan 2019 IS THE EQUITY PARTY OVER? +

The cracks may be starting to show in the ten-year equity bull market, but does this mean that the cycle is now over?

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12 Dec 2018 TOP SEVEN MONEY-SAVING TIPS FOR FINANCIAL SUCCESS IN 2019 +

With the excesses of festive season spending behind you, the New Year represents the perfect opportunity to whip your finances back into shape. To assist, Citadel Advisory Partner Daryl Coker lists seven simple money-saving tips to begin your 2019 on a positive note.

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04 Dec 2018 THE RECESSION IS OVER – SWITCH ON THE LIGHTS +

With a positive growth figure of 2.2% for the third quarter of 2018, the technical recession is over says Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman. Further growth has been seen in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors which is particularly positive for the economy, as these sectors are key to creating more inclusive growth and jobs.

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29 Nov 2018 CITADEL’S REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: 25 YEARS AND R50 BILLION IN ASSETS +

2018 has been a big year for Citadel. As we celebrate our silver jubilee – twenty-five years of managing wealth and assisting our clients – we have also reached the R5o billion assets under management and advice mark.

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20 Nov 2018 GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS HANGOVER MAY RETURN TO HAUNT INVESTORS +

It’s been over a decade since the start of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), and markets have rebounded spectacularly in the years that have followed. However, investors would be wise to brace for a bumpy road ahead, as the debt overhang that sparked the worst economic disaster in modern history has yet to be resolved.

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12 Nov 2018 TENCENT – NOT JUST A DIME A DOZEN +

Since Naspers, the JSE’s highest market cap stock, announced in March that is was to reduce its holding in Tencent by 2%, the Chinese tech company has received considerable attention. Notably, Tencent shares have lost a third of their value so far this year. Citadel Portfolio Manager Nishlen Govender answers a key question on Tencent ‘is this just another Chinese company with a lot of promises but lacklustre deliver?’

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24 Oct 2018 MTBPS: A TO-THE-BONE HONEST BUDGET +

It was clear going into this Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) that it was going to be much tougher than previous years, simply because economic growth and tax revenues are so much worse than had been forecast. Economic growth expectations for 2018 have been halved from 1.5% in the February Budget Speech to 0.7% now. Despite this, Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman says the speech sends a reassuring message of fiscal discipline and an indication of a stronger future.

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