Tag - Saving

Invest for income

By Simon Pearce, CEO Marriott Asset Management Saving is rather like trying to lose weight: it takes effort and willpower, and is entirely up to you. People often ask me how much of their annual income they should save. I tell them that 30% will see them through those latter years, while leaving a little extra for unexpected expenses. The response...

Starting a savings plan

“You always say that every cent is important so I want to start a savings plan. My pocket money is R400 a month and I want to save R200 to invest for the future.  I want to know how I should invest my money,” writes Amogelang who is 22 years old and currently studying. Keabetswe is a second-year university student who also wants to start investing...