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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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