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January 2013: Nobody ever lost money taking a profit

South African stocks ended the year near record highs, after a 22 % surge that marks their best annual return since 2009, lifted by a runaway performance from the booming retailing industry. Historically, from 1995 until 2013, the South Africa Stock Market (FTSE/JSE)...

December 2012: There is no such thing as a good tax

Death and taxes are two inevitable facts of life, but those emigrants who used our professional taxation advice and planning services all enjoyed a cherry on top. Rest assured Sir Winston, we make it better! When planning to move from one country to another tax...

December 2012: Sustainbility – long term prospects

Sustainability has become an “everyday” word in our vocabulary, with far-reaching implications for our daily lives. In the good old days when air was clean and dancing dirty, it never bothered us where our food, clothes and consumables came from. We happily consumed...

December 2012: Wysiwyg – what you see is what you get

WYSIWYG, the acronym for what you see is what you get, originated in the computer world but has become an everyday way of saying accept me for who I am … Someone once penned the phrase computers are amazing thingsand 20 years later most of us are still in awe of the...

December 2012: Who is Jan Braai?

Gas is Afrikaans for a guest at your braai, not something you braai with, nothing beats a real wood fire. Never braai with indigenous wood. Alien vegetation, like Rooikrans and black wattle, drink lots of ground water, so rather burn them. Jan Scannell aka Jan Braai...

December 2012: And the winner of the Fly promotion is?

Closing date for our FLY promotion was Friday 30 November, 17h00 local time. It was heart-warming to see just how much the oupa’s and ouma’s are missing the grandchildren. Absence makes the heart grow fonder but it’s the little ones who really can’t wait! How...

December 2012: Why you need to financially emigrate?

South African residents who “officially” live overseas but haven’t made the decision to financially emigrate, please take note: using a SA debit or credit card abroad is not allowed, it’s against Foreign Exchange regulations and penalties are severe! The...

December 2012: How to move ZAR10 million in 60 days

A resident may take R1million per annum out of the country as a discretionary allowance and R4million in FIA – foreign investment allowance. South African residents living abroad have one opportunity per calendar year to “export” money to a country of their...

November 2012: Movember and Sons – supporting men’s health

Changing the Face of Men’s Health is an important initiative, which at finglobal.com we take seriously. Movember is responsible for sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces around the world.  The aim? To raise vital funds for men’s health, specifically...

October 2012: fresh milk newsletter

Making friends with the tax man Death and taxes are two inevitable facts of life. If you have outstanding tax returns and income, which should be declared in South Africa, you can now do so, without penalty. SARS is re-introducing its voluntary disclosure program as a...

September 2012: fresh milk newsletter

Some of our South African brethren have taken the have passport will travel expression pretty seriously. The fact of the matter - these days we can go wherever we like - nothing to stop us, least of all our sense of adventure, curiosity and the quest to broaden...

Eliminate exchange rate risk, if you can!

If you retain investments and / or receive income in a currency different to that of the country where you live you are subject to inherent risk from a foreign exchange perspective. The graph, below, shows the movement in the exchange rate between the South African...

June 2011: fresh milk newsletter

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is: "When are you coming to Australia (New Zealand, the UK, Canada, the USA etc)?" In order to personally meet, greet and explain how we can be of service we're undertaking trips to your new home countries of choice -...

March 11: fresh milk newsletter

We sat down to share our New Year's resolutions in January - Steve's first words were "I'm overwhelmed by our clients expression of appreciation …" and the proverbial penny dropped - once a South African always as South African. This conversation led us to develop a...

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