Media

Leadership change at Old Mutual reflects successful talent succession strategy

14 Nov 2018
Old Mutual Limited (OML) is pleased to announce the appointment of Khaya Gobodo as the Managing Director (MD) of its Wealth and Investments segment effective 1 January 2019, signalling significant progress towards one of its key strategic objectives of winning the war for talent.
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Movember’s message: check both your physical and financial health

14 Nov 2018
Whether you sport a ‘Rock Star’ full of attitude, a fearsome ‘Trucker’ with a full brush, or an artistically waxed “Connoisseur”, you’re part of the worthy Movember charity movement that aims to raise funds and awareness around cancers that affect men, specifically prostate and testicular cancer.
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Old Mutual Investment Group launches SA’s first ESG Index tracker unit trusts

12 Nov 2018

Despite an increase in consumer products designed with environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in mind, there are still few options available to the average retail investor who wants exposure to responsible investments.

 

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Shop smart on Black Friday

12 Nov 2018
On Friday, 23 November, South African consumers will start queuing at the break of dawn and online shoppers will be glued to their computer screens as the annual shopping craze begins.
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Looking a bit better

6 Nov 2018
By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers. October was nothing short of a horror show for global equities.
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Shared values key to helping asset managers enlarge their footprint

12 Nov 2018
Transformation cognisant asset managers are capable of demonstrating true value for clients and positively impacting people and communities. This is according to Mazi Asset Management, one of two black-owned asset managers, along with Sesfikile Capital, now available on the Old Mutual Max Linked Investment Service Provider (LISP) Platform.
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Future-fit financial lessons for kids

6 Nov 2018
When you become a parent, you take on the responsibility of not only supporting and protecting your child, but also raising them to one day be self-sufficient, responsible for supporting and protecting themselves.
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Balance what your family wants with what your budget allows this festive season

5 Nov 2018
South Africans who live far from where they grew up love to ‘go home’ during the festive season to catch up and reconnect with their families. The problem is that this joyous time of togetherness can often be hard on your pocket.
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Financial Advisers opt for ESG overlay to manage investment risk

31 Oct 2018
In the wake of recent governance scandals in both developed and emerging markets, incorporating non-financial indicators such as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions should play an increasingly important role in a financial adviser’s fiduciary duty to mitigate risks, while maximising investment performance on behalf of their clients.
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Money, love and the question of the joint bank account

30 Oct 2018
There’s a lot of truth in the old expression: ‘When poverty comes in the front door, love goes out the back door.’ But it’s not just poverty that can ruin your #CoupleGoals. All disagreements about money – what to spend it on, how much to save, who pays for what – can lead to stress and even a break-up, if not addressed appropriately in time.
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Debt: the new Tokoloshe keeping consumers awake at night

29 Oct 2018
While Halloween may not be as popular in South Africa as in other parts of the world; there is a new monster, called ‘Skoloto’ (debt), keeping consumers awake at night.
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Start out right

24 Oct 2018
Adulting is hard, especially if you’ve launched into financial independence during economically tough times.  It’s hardly surprising that the 2018 Old Mutual Savings & Investment Monitor (OMSIM) reveals that 41% of the metro working South Africans surveyed could not make ends meet at least once in the past year.
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