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Offshore allowances and exposure

Dave Edgar, Associate Director at Personal Trust, explains the various ways in which one can gain offshore investment exposure. South Africa makes up a very small percentage of World GDP; this together with concerns about the future of South Africa both politically and economically, have recently raised many questions regarding offshore investing. Offshore exposure has […]

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How to save money during COVID-19

17 Jul 2020By Athenkosi Sawutana Global economies have come under extreme financial pressure recently, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. It’s precisely during times like these that an individual may require cash from funds they had previously “saved for a rainy day”. In such volatile financial times it’s always best to focus on that which can be […]

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Charitable Foundation

Personal Trust Charitable Foundation

“We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill We all know there exists a genuine need for financial assistance in South Africa across so many spheres of our society and we are often reminded that without the help of the ordinary citizens of the country, […]

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Reimagining labour at the dawn of 4IR

Thando Gobe, Managing Director of Personal Trust, discusses the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (published originally on Before the industrial revolution of the 1780s, most of Europe’s population served as indentured labour for a small group of nobles and royals that owned the land. The advent of mass mechanisation changed that picture by […]

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