MiLife – No Pain, No Gain

We caught up with Fortune Kangueehi, to find out how the first three weeks of her MiLife New Me journey is going. Here are extracts from her workout journal. “So I officially started with the training programme this week: Day 1: 20-minute treadmill walk, 10-minutes cycling and 15-minute circuit – I find out that circuit doesn’t exist anymore so I replace …

Determining an Investment Goal

“It is most important to be honest to yourself. Each person’s situation is unique. Include all debts and assets. It is also easier to track whether you are saving and achieving the goals set out in investments,” said Relf Lumley Portfolio Manager at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM). Lumley gives advice on how an investor sets up invest goals. – He …

Trying to Make a Quick Buck Can be Risky

Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Ian Erlank warns investors on the dangers of trading for yourself on Stock Exchanges and Currency Markets. “Generally I do not think it is a good idea mostly because many people do not have the necessary skills or even the time to monitor their investments,” said Erlank. Erlank stressed that it …

FOCUS: A Healthier, Happier You.

There are so many things you can add this year to be healthier. They cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day to make this year so much better than the last. Movement. Movement, more health, more happiness. Adding in more walking, taking the stairs, and more exercise (your favourite kinds) will add more joy …

Due Diligence and Selecting Your Financial Services Provider

Last week on the Future Invest Show Claudia Boamah, Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) spoke about Economic as well as Market Indicators and Investing, the purpose of these indicators and how it relates to an investment decision. This week Shaun Namaseb, Portfolio Manager at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) focuses on the importance of selecting your financial service provider and …

Fortune’s MiLife New Year New Me Journey

For the next three months we will be following Fortune Kangueehi’s MiLife New Year, New Me Journey. Fortune is the Marketing Director and Partner at 99FM. She is also a Masterchef South Africa Season 1 top 18 finalist and a celebrity chef. Not only is she a celebrity chef and entrepreneur but she is also a mother of 3 and has …

Economic, Market Indicators and Investing

Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah said Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is the most important rate as it sheds light on the overall health of an economy. Boamah said one might consider investment equity or stocks during a period of high GDP growth, adding that high activity usually implies that production is profitable. “Growth figures for …

How to Go About Planning for Your Retirement

Retirement Planning consists of two phases: pre-retirement planning and post-retirement planning. The goal is to achieve financial independence post-retirement, that’s why you need to make sure that in your pre-retirement stage you put plans in place that when you do retire you don’t have any car debt, a mortgage bond, credit card debt, etc, just the normal day-to-day expenses like food, …

Exercising without “exercising”

Incorporating fun and original exercises into your day can make working out so much easier. Some of these workouts can be done during other activities during the day too. So, whether you are running errands, picking up the kids, cooking dinner, or taking that much-needed shower, these exercises will help blast fat and get you fit. Canned food bicep curls …

Commodity Prices Expected to Pick Up in 2017

Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah joins us this week on the Future Invest Show sharing her views on Namibia’s Economic Outlook for 2017. “Our in-house estimate is about 2.5% growth in GDP,” said Boamah. “The only reason why we have avoided a credit downgrade is because we’ve shown that we are going to be cutting back …