The Oakhurst Smart Driving Challenge for Charity

So the challenge is on – who will walk away the winning driver – will it be one of the leading ladies, or will it be the Big Ben? Ready steady-DRIVE. Follow three Namibian celebrities; Dillish Mathews, Lize Ehlers and Big Ben,  as they take on the Oakhurst Smart Drive Challenge. Each driver will do their best to drive smart, …

The Emotional Side to Financial Planning

What are Cognitive Biases and how does one deal with them? “When it comes to adjusting your investment portfolio, make your decisions based on your goals and needs, rationalize your biases and don’t let it guide your investment decisions,” said Tarina Biewenga Mostert, Marketing and Communication Officer at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM). For the past weeks we discussed financial planning …

Understanding Investment Risk and How to Identify your Risk Profile

Did you know that risks in your investment portfolio can actually be reduced? “Risk profiling is an important factor to consider when talking about financial planning,” said Relf Lumley, Portfolio Manager at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM). The Future Invest Show this week focusses on Understanding Investment Risk and how to identify your risk profile. Relf Lumley Portfolio manager at Capricorn …

Invest in Local Assets and Gain Sufficient Diversification

When it comes to investing in the equity market, people often ask Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) whether it would be sufficient to invest only on local assets as part of their portfolio or whether you need a combination of local and offshore investments. In the Future Invest Show CAM advises that investors could choose to invest in only local assets …

Equity Investment Important Contributor to Long Run Capital, Income Growth

When it comes to investing in the equity market, people often want to know what they actually get as well as knowing the risks involved and how it will fit into their portfolio. Equity is sometimes called stocks or shares and it represents an ownership interest. In the Future Invest Show this week Portfolio Manager at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM), …

Making the Right Choice when Investing in Real Estate?

If you have some spare cash lying around and have decided that property is your investment of choice, then well, there are two basic options to invest in real estate. How does one know that you are making the right choice when buying or selling property? What are the risks associated with it? In the Future Invest show this week, Relf …

What to Consider when Deciding to Invest

Last week in the Future Invest Show we touched on Fixed Income Investments and its effects on the value of your investment. This time around we focus on Short-term Interest Rates. Shaun Namaseb, Portfolio Manager at Capricorn Asset Management explains that short term interest rates along with the expected inflationary path work its way through yield curves and ultimately the …

Understanding Fixed Income Securities

In the investment world, there are many types of Fixed Income Securities to choose from, however, those accessible to Namibian investors are the Money Market and Bond instruments. “In essence it is the contractual obligation by the issuer of the instrument to pay a fixed rate of interest to the investor at predetermined intervals. The difference between the two investment …

Define your Goals for Better Investment

Whether you’re a first-time investor or have been investing for many years, there are some basic questions you should always ask before you commit your hard-earned money to an investment. Join us for the Future Invest Show every week at 6:30 on Mondays on 99FM as Capricorn Asset Management gives us the information and tools to successfully manage our funds and …