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How much to invest offshore?

Many South African investors are looking to international markets for improved investment returns. This need for offshore diversification is mainly driven by the low level of growth the economy has delivered over the last five years.




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Is this the end of the 9 to 5?

It seems that the writing is on the wall for the traditional nine to five job. The world is becoming increasingly agile and flexible as employees juggle multiple jobs and incomes. You might call them hustlers, moonlighters or side jobbers but one thing is certain, there are more of them in the market today than ever before.




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The silent cancer in women

Breast cancer is on the increase in women. However, there is one type of cancer affecting South African women that is more aggressive, difficult to diagnose and affecting even younger women. Early diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer gives you the best chance of success, however, with triple negative cancer, this is exactly what poses a serious problem.




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Reduce the risk of prostate cancer

For many South African men, November just brings them closer to the end of the year and the December holidays. However, it is also the time of the year when awareness around prostate cancer increases significantly during the month of Movember.




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New Income Benefit

We often like to think “it won’t happen to me.” It’s human nature. Unfortunately, the truth is that an injury or illness can happen to any of us - at any time. If it does, it can impact your ability to do your job and earn an income. Even if your ability to do your job is only partially affected, it’s worth protecting yourself and your family.




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Do better each day

Professional, strategic, determined and inspiring. These four words are a perfect way to describe Lerato Sebata, Liberty's Procurement Category Manager for Marketing and Communications & Intermediaries. Lerato's role at Liberty is demanding and often misunderstood. It requires an individual with a strong will and unwavering commitment to professional and ethical behaviour.




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Income Protector Enhancement

As a Liberty client, you've probably already taken the first step in covering your most valuable asset - your income. You're one of the few South Africans who are covered against a wide range of potential risks which threaten your ability to earn an income.




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Positive investment sentiment

This September widespread violence, xenophobia and attacks on women and children have dominated headlines. Local and international investors have been asking when things will be getting better and if investing in the country is still a good idea.




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Your MyLiberty registration

Welcome to MyLiberty - an online platform to help you keep up to date with your Liberty policies. When you register on MyLiberty, you can manage your profile, access important updates and download your tax certificates.




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Stash reskinned

When Liberty's savings and investment app Stash was first launched three years ago, it was released to the market as a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). This meant that the product was ready for use but we expected to use client feedback to make significant changes to the functionality and usability of the Stash App.


 

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Johannesburg is our home

Liberty's Head Office in the heart of Braamfontein shares space with some of Johannesburg's most iconic historical and cultural landmarks. The Johannesburg Theatre, Clive van den Berg's Eland Sculpture and Constitution Hill reflect the cultural diversity and historical relevance of all South Africans. Wits University is a centre of learning excellence for young women and men as they chase the freedom they so rightly deserve.




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Your retirement can impact the economy

South Africans are conscious of the many financial challenges the country is currently facing. However, many of us don’t realise that one of the most severe dangers could be coming from our own bank account. Most South Africans don’t think about saving or take a long-term approach to their finances. Savings tend to come last because people don't really understand its benefits or can't afford to increase their savings.



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Busting the myths about your death

There's an old joke, "Where there’s a Will, I want to be in it!” We've all seen movies where someone’s Last Will and Testament brings mysterious, fabulous riches out of nowhere, but the reality is often far more complex and serious.


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Work phobias, murder fantasies and meltdowns

If you work a job, you've probably crumbled under pressure and told someone, "My job is driving me crazy!" But what if your mental health really can be put under strain by the office? Can you get mental health problems from being unhappy in your job?




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Women are better investors

The fraught and rather tired ‘battle of the sexes’ has many contention points, but investing isn’t one of them. Or is it? Despite the amount of testosterone on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on any given day, the data proves that the fairer sex gets fairer returns time and time again.




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Claim your career

In a world where there are still challenges in the workplace - glaring gender inequality, glass ceilings and sticky floors have been a part of my career. Gender dynamics remain a key challenge; sometimes as a result of unconscious bias. Women need to continue to find ways of expressing themselves without losing their femininity.



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Good advice goes a long way

​We're always excited to share good news with you, as we partner with you on your journey through life. We're happy to report that Liberty won two categories at this years' Prestigious Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) awards ceremony.




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Libertys Nurses on the Road

"If you can't do great things, do small things but with great love, perhaps your personal touch and positive attitude made the world of difference in someone's life." - Annarie Betts, Liberty Nurse on the Road


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Pioneering positive change

To celebrate woman this august, we spoke to the first Certified Financial Transitionist® (CeFT) in Africa, Mariette Tappan. She uses this unique qualification to pioneer positive change and serve her clients better by helping them deal with the emotional side of money.


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RDR status update

As a client of financial services products, it is important that you understand the new developments in the realm of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR). The FSB, now called the FSCA, published several RDR progress reports, updated proposals and specific regulatory measures through different regulatory tools.



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Libertys focus on education

Former South African president, Nelson Mandela, once said “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” An education is our passport to the future; it gives people the skills and tools they need to navigate the world; it teaches us logic and the ability to reason; and it helps us to understand how we can build a more sustainable world.


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Risks facing retirees

Retirement is one of the most important life events you will experience. However, the majority of South Africans won't be able to retire comfortably as they may not have a sensible long-term retirement plan. Retirement planning should be a core priority in your financial planning. It's also important to understand common retirement risks you may face.


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Get the best out of your childrens educational journey

​Welcome to the New Year. As a valued client, we'd like to wish you and your family all the best for 2019.At this time of the year, for those of us who are parents, our children take on new challenges and opportunities at school. In this edition, we focus on helping you and your children get the best out of their educational journey

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Thank you for your support in 2018

Before the festive season starts and we take a well-deserved break, Liberty would like to thank you for your continued support throughout 2018. Your feedback and engagement have helped us provide a better service to you.

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