This year, just as expected, a specific political party stole the show and held Parliament to ransom. From one “acknowledge me speaker” to the next, President Cyril Ramaphosa sat in anticipation to address the nation on issues such as Eskom and Expropriation Without Compensation. One hour into the evening, and after having to go into

Coronavirus: Impact on Investments

Friday, 14 February 2020 by

News of the outbreak of a novel coronavirus, currently dominates global headlines. The coronavirus is said to be linked to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting that it originally spread from animals to humans. However, a growing number of patients have not had exposure to such markets, which indicates that there is now person-to-person

And I really mean it, well done. Well done for 2 reasons: Firstly, it means that you actually established goals to begin with.  You took some time out to think about the future, to plan where you want to be and to work towards certain target.   Secondly, it means that you not only had

Persoonlike Welvaartswenke: 2020

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 by

Die onverwagte beurtkrag het ons letterlik in donker gehul – is dit wat ons hierdie jaar vir ons persoonlike finansies kan verwag? ‘n Vriend het die volgende grap vertel toe hy hoor hoe sy bure hul huishoudelike kragopwekkers aanskakel a.g.v. beurtkrag. Aangesien hy nie ‘n kragopwekker by sy huis het nie het hy sy grassnyer

Dankie vir 2019!

Thursday, 12 December 2019 by

  Die einde van die jaar lewer gewoonlik verskillende emosies by mense. 2019 was ‘n jaar vol  opwinding, dink maar aan die Rugby Wêreldbeker of telleurstelling soos die getuienis van staatskaping voor die Zondo kommissie.  Die aanhoudende reën en die gevolglike water oorstromings die afgelope week in Gauteng en daar teenoor die hart verskeurende ervarings

3 Lessons we can learn from the Rugby World Cup. We are very proud of Rassie, Siya and the rest of the team and coaching staff on being crowned as Rugby World Cup champions and bringing the William Webb Ellis Trophy home for the 3rd time. It is with immense pride that we welcome them

Enhanced Client Offering

Sunday, 06 October 2019 by

Time… The most valuable commodity. We can always make more money, work harder, create new companies, dig for more gold, discover new territories or develop new ideas.  But time, once time is gone, we can never get it back. At Bovest we realise that this is the one area where we can add even more

Mediese Fonds Veranderinge vir 2020

Friday, 04 October 2019 by

  By Bovest bied ons 3 van die top mediese fondse in die mark aan naamlik: Discovery Health, Momentum Health en Profmed. Ons vertrou die 3 fondse met ons kliënte se mediese behoeftes en streef daarna om altyd op datum te wees met produk veranderinge en bydrae aanpassings. Die veranderinge en gemiddelde bydrae eskalasies volg.

The month of September normally brings with it a sense of joy, a new beginning and renewed optimism, but in 2019 it was quite the opposite.  Last week marked one of the most challenging and emotional weeks South Africans had to endure in a long time, with xenophobic attacks and violence against women and children

How will NHI impact you?

Monday, 09 September 2019 by

Parliament introduced the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill a few weeks ago. What does that mean for taxpayers and what does that mean for members of Medical Schemes? The NHI bill seeks to offer top quality healthcare to all members of society. NHI will be government funded which means tax-payer funded and it is estimated