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24May

Dread disease and disability cover?

JOHANNESBURG – In this financial planning column, Johannes Burger, private client advisor at Autus Private Clients, answers a reader’s questions about dread disease and disability cover.


08May

FANEWS: When the unimaginable happens…

From what age do you offer your clients disability and dread disease cover? From what age can your clients actually afford this type of cover? And what are the odds of anything happening to your clien...


06August

Close Up on Desireé Mattheüs

My name is Desireé Mattheüs. I am head of the administrative department where I lead our team of professional administrators. I’ve been a member of the Autus team since 2012 and I am extremely ded...


17June

Tax-free Savings Account

National Treasury introduced a new tax-free savings account (TFSA). Government hopes that this investment product will encourage South Africans to save more and subsequently reduce household indebtedn...


15June

Autus Continues To Expand

When Christo Malan started the business almost 15 years ago, he could not have imagined that at the start of 2015 there would be a team of more than 20 staff members – employed by the company servic...


06June

Financial Planning for the Youth

South Africans have access to savings vehicles that unlock wonderful tax benefits. Treasury offers these tax incentives to encourage people to save more, because in reality, only 6% of South Africans ...


08May

Autus – Wealth Care Specialists

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03October

When should I live?

By Wim de Vos That, really, is the daily conundrum faced by many millions of people attempting to live life responsibly, given a limited quantum of resources in the form o...


02October

If I could turn back time

By Andrew Merryweather When I was 24 I thought I had it all. My whole life was planned out and everything seemed to be going as planned. Then suddenly, in a moment, my wor...


01October

How long is a piece of string?

by Dominic Ilett

When planning for retirement, it ...