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ESG Investing is Here to Stay

By now you have probably heard the term “ESG” or Sustainable Investing floating around various investment and financial forums. It has been a growing subject of conversation for many years now but in recent years has grown significantly as a reputable investment methodology and adopted into fundamental business operations. But what exactly is “ESG” and why are we talking about sustainable investing now? ESG stands for Environmental, Social, Governance – a set of criteria used by investors to evaluate a…


The Newsroom By Freisenbruch-Meyer

Reading the Fine Print: Home Insurance

When was the last time you read your home insurance policy wording? Not the schedules, which is just the listing of your Sums Insured and excesses, but the actual full policy? Be honest, I’m not keeping score. But if you…


The Newsroom By Freisenbruch-Meyer

Managing Finances as a Single Parent

Organising and planning for your family’s financial well-being can be challenging at the best of times. However, there are more challenges involved when managing and maintaining a household as a single parent. This can sometimes mean you have less money…


Investing Today by Clarien

She’s a Millennial with Hard-Earned Savings. It’s Time to Invest

Meet Catherine, our millennial composite. She is 26, having finalized formal education, now with four years plus in the workforce, and a disciplined savings account established, is feeling confident about her current career. The tough COVID-19 lock-downs generated much introspection,…


Investing Today by Clarien

ESG: Investing With a Social Conscience

ESG stands for: Environmental, Social, Governance criteria – see detailed chart courtesy of Market Business News.     On an individual level, it is hard to comprehend the sophistication of global ESG business organizations’ drive to save the earth, ramp…

Investing Today by Clarien

The Patient Investor: Playing the Long Game

Patience is a virtue, so it is said; more succinctly today, patience is the ability to remain calm, control reactions to unexpected situations, while maintaining an objective focus on a reasoned decision. Yet, it is so hard to be patient…