Q&A with Bovest Client, Roelof Smit.

We asked professional Lions Rugby player Roelof Smit a couple of questions, here’s what he had to say:

What did you buy with your first pay-check?
When I started getting a salary my goal was to by my first car. So I saved up and bought a Polo Vivo.

If you could choose any other occupation, what would it be?
Mechanical Engineer.

What financial tip would you give to your younger self?
Do not by a car. Rather invest in the market and property.

If you win the lotto, what will be the first thing you do with the money?
Invest it (with Bovest of course😉) then Buy n house somewhere next to the see.

Best book you’ve read?
The Champions Mind from Jim Afremow.

What’s more Important in your opinion, Street smart vs Book smart?
Almost 50/50 but I will have to go with street smart. I think you become street smart smart by having experience and you can’t study experience.

What’s the best thing about South Africa?
I love the people. South Africa as the friendliest people. You notice it when you go overseas for a while.

What is the one characteristic one needs to be successful?
I think being Driven is a characteristic one needs to be successful.

How has Bovest assisted you thus far on your financial journey?
I am very happy with the help and work Bovest has done for me. They want to know my goals and insure that I reach my goals.

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