Allan Gray Kaya Biz

KAYA 959  |  Podcast , ±12 min episodes every 2 weeks, 3 days  | 
Join the host of Kaya Biz, Gugulethu Mfuphi, as she takes you on a journey about how you can secure your future, with Allan Gray. In a time when world economies are in a perpetual state of volatility, it is those who stay ahead of the curve and keep abreast with latest trends to respond to the tough economic challenges with sustainable strategies. Tune in, to find out how you can secure your investments, retirement annuity, personal savings and all your valuable assets.

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22
FEB

How to Apply “Cathedral Thinking” To Your Investment Approach

The uncertainty and prolonged financial distress brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has led many investors to operate in survival mode and to prioritise their short-term needs, often at the expense of their longer-term financial interests. Marise Bester, ManCo specialist at Allan Gray, joins Kaya Bizz to discuss the idea of “cathedral thinking” and how it can be applied to help us achieve better investment outcomes in the long term.
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08
FEB

Allan Gray: Could You Survive On Less Than A Third Of Your Income In Retirement?

According to a recent retirement industry survey, the average South African retiree can replace just 31% of their monthly income when they reach retirement. Most income-earners face the very real risk of outliving their retirement nest egg. Saleem Sonday, head of Group Savings and Investments at Allan Gray, joins Kaya Biz to discuss how you can take proactive action now to prevent a financial day zero when you are no longer actively earning an income.
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11
JAN

Allan Gray: Ways We Can Leverage The “Fresh Start Effect” To Set Achievable Financial Goals

The first few weeks of a new year can feel like a clean slate and a good time to give our finances a fresh start. Research suggests that we are most motivated to achieve the goals we set when we action them at the start of a new period – be it a new week, new month, new year or at a special occasion such as a birthday. This cognitive phenomenon is known as the “fresh start effect”. Allan Gray’s Nomi Bodlani joins Kaya Bizz to discuss ways we can leverage the “fresh start effect” to set achievable financial goals and promote aspirational behaviours.
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07
DEC
2021

Personal finance lessons from Squid Game

Netflix’s smash hit show Squid Game may not be for everyone due its shock factor and gruesome violence, but it is a relatable story that hits close to home for many over-indebted households. Allan Gray’s Cedrick Pila joins Kaya Bizz to share some of his favourite lessons from the series
30
NOV
2021

Use Your Bonus To Invest More For Your Future

Siyasanga Mlozana joins us to talk about how we can use our bonuses to give our retirement savings a much need boost. The new COVID-19 variant reminds us that we are not out of the woods just yet – even though some indicators suggest that our economic activity is showing encouraging signs of recovery. One thing the pandemic has taught us is that we should save for the future – and this rings true for our retirement saving too.
16
NOV
2021

Should you revenge spend on travel this holiday season?

After 18 months of lockdowns and the easing of travel restrictions, optimism is finally returning to many South Africans who have had to halt their dreams of dashing off to far-off destinations or taking a well-deserved break closer to home. If you are planning to travel, there are a number of important things to keep in mind to ensure that you don’t derail your long-term financial plans. Allan Gray’s Cedrick Pila joins us to tell us more.
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27
JUL
2021

Do I need to file an income tax return for the 2021 tax year?

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) continues to focus on introducing online and digital services, simplifying the tax-filing process, and making it easier for us as taxpayers to comply. Tax season is officially underway and filing returns provokes anxiety in many of us. Carla Rossouw, Tax lead at Allan Gray, joins Kaya Biz to help us figure out if we need to file a tax return and discusses how to go about it.
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29
JUN
2021

Investing for capital preservation and growth

Many of us are still reeling from the effects of COVID-19 on our lives, our health and even our investments. History reveals the only asset class that has consistently delivered returns in excess of inflation is equities. But after the rollercoaster ride of the past year, many investors are understandably feeling somewhat punch drunk, and are grappling with how to position their portfolios when they value both capital preservation and growth. With the continued uncertainty, it is tempting to switch in and out of investments as you try to chase the money, but this can lead to poor investment outcomes. Marise Bester, at Allan Gray, is here to share some thoughts.
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15
JUN
2021

Building a solid financial foundation

As a young professional, it is easy to get sucked into focusing on your career, the immediate needs of supporting a family, and working towards your various goals. As a result, we often overlook the importance of building a firm financial foundation that can sustain us through life’s various seasons and ensure that our needs are provided for in retirement. Phiko Peter, client relationship manager at Allan Gray, joins Kaya Bizz to share some ideas that should be implemented as soon as you start earning an income to ensure that you build a solid financial foundation.
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02
JUN
2021

The dangers of social media financial advice

In recent years, social media platforms have become a popular source for personal finance information and advice – with users sharing tips on everything from the latest stocks to buy and products to consider, to behavioural hacks to help you manage your monthly budget and more. But can you trust everything you see online? The recent FinTok craze on TikTok has demonstrated how scammers and fraudsters take advantage of unsuspecting young investors who source financial advice online. Nomi Bodlani joins Kaya Bizz to discuss the dangers of taking financial advice from online social platforms and share some tips to help us scam-proof our investment decision-making.
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