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OUTcomes from our latest investment committee

OUTcomes from our latest investment committee

Our investment committee meets every quarter to make sure we keep an eye on the funds we use to ensure we are happy that these are best to help you reach your investment goals. Here are some of our...


Investment diaries: Danie Matthee - CEO of OUTsurance

Investment diaries: Danie Matthee - CEO of OUTsurance

OUTvest is an investment service that uses technology to put your money to work like the world’s smartest investors. In the “Investment Diaries” we feature interesting people from different...


The power of OUTvest’s intelligent funds

The power of OUTvest’s intelligent funds

At OUTvest we are here to help you achieve your investment goals and help you take steps in the direction of financial freedom. We have something new, something fresh, something different, somethin...


What's changing in the world of OUTvest!

What's changing in the world of OUTvest!

What a crazy journey we have as South Africans, we had massive concerns about the drought in Cape Town with the pending coming of “day zero”, while on the other side of the coin we had the Proteas...


OUTvest - the stuff that matters

OUTvest - the stuff that matters

The boring stuff The mood or rather the “Moody’s” in South Africa has certainly changed. The rating agency Moody’s has seen enough positive developments in SA since the change in leadership of the...


How should a Robo-Advisor help you invest for less?

How should a Robo-Advisor help you invest for less?

So you are already ahead of most of the population when it comes to your finances. Firstly you realise that to invest is the only reliable way of being financially secure (seriously). Secondly you...


Know your tax

Know your tax

Who sets the tax rates? February is an important month on the South African financial calendar, not only is it the last month of the tax year but also the month where our Finance Minister presents...


The 2018 Budget and its impact on your finances

The 2018 Budget and its impact on your finances

The finance minister yesterday delivered what he in his own words termed a ‘difficult budget’. Tax revenue shortfalls have resulted in a widening budget deficit which necessitated Treasury to think...


The best things in life are (tax) free

The best things in life are (tax) free

They say the best things in life are free and thanks to National Treasury we can add another thing to that “freebee” list. As part of their goal to improve the poor savings culture in South Africa,...


Rand cost averaging – a wealth creator

Rand cost averaging – a wealth creator

Mention the South African Rand nowadays and it tends to conjure up negative thoughts and emotions for most people. But not everything associated with the word “Rand” is negative though. A powerful...


Like Warren Buffett, bet on passive investing.

Like Warren Buffett, bet on passive investing.

One of the most famous and successful investors in the world, the billionaire Warren Buffett, is a fan of passive investing. And when the Oracle of Omaha, as he is known, speaks, investors may as...


Timing the market vs Time in the market.

Timing the market vs Time in the market.

In sports like cricket, golf and tennis, timing is required for the player striking the ball to achieve the best result. Timing in these sports is a skill most athletes strive to achieve, but with...


Create wealth with the 8th wonder of the world.

Create wealth with the 8th wonder of the world.

It is said that Albert Einstein called compound interest “the most powerful force in the universe” and the 8 th wonder of the world.  This “wonder” has the potential to make any diligent investor –...


Thinking of buying a house? Start saving for a deposit.

Thinking of buying a house? Start saving for a deposit.

For many South Africans purchasing a home is the biggest financial decision that they will ever make in their lifetime. Financing the purchase through a loan from a bank is the only way most South...


The power of budgeting

The power of budgeting

Knowing how much you can afford to spend every month is a simple exercise, yet one that most people seem to take for granted and neglect. When you think of a typical budget, it normally includes a...


Boost your goal with help from family and friends

Boost your goal with help from family and friends

Crowdvest is a unique feature to OUTvest which allows you to create a personalised webpage where friends and family can donate money directly to your savings goal.  With Crowdvest friends and famil...


How much are you worth?

How much are you worth?

Do you know how much you are worth? A good starting point to help you take charge of your finances is to work out what your net worth is. Figuring out your net worth can easily be done by following...


When it comes to investing - control what you can

When it comes to investing - control what you can

Investors in South Africa are spoilt for choice and have over 1,500 unit trusts to choose from. All this choice, however, isn’t necessarily a good thing and the average investor can rightly feel...


In case of emergency - don't break the bank

In case of emergency - don't break the bank

Everyone dreads a household emergency – a blown geyser, a broken refrigerator, or a sinkhole in your driveway. If you’re prepared, however, your emergency doesn’t have to leave a hole in your pocke...


Tax Free Savings Accounts

Tax Free Savings Accounts

They say the best things in life are free and thanks to our National Treasury we can add another to that “freebee” list. Since 1 March 2015 investors can investment in a special savings product tha...


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