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Covid-19: Take hope from the World War II London blitz

Covid-19: Take hope from the World War II London blitz

Well, it’s the first day of the official lockdown and I must say I’m feeling a bit weird. Lots of emotions coming through. The main one being anxiety about how this is all going to play out. In South Africa we’re fortunate in two ways: we can learn from some of the...

A tribute to Joan Armstrong

A tribute to Joan Armstrong

This week was an incredibly sad one in the life of Adam Bacher Wealth Management when a very special client of ours passed away after a sudden illness.  As much as we love sharing positive family moments in our clients’ lives such as the births of grandchildren,...

January 2020 newsletter: What’s in store for 2020?

January 2020 newsletter: What’s in store for 2020?

Happy New Year to you and your family. I hope you managed to take a meaningful break over the festive period and that you’re ready to tackle 2020 with a vengeance! We certainly are. WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE At Adam Bacher & Associates Wealth Management we’re...

Stay calm when the bear prowls

Stay calm when the bear prowls

John Bogle, the founder of the US investment company Vanguard, calculated that the average equity unit trust investment gained 173% between 1997 and 2011. In the same period, the average investor in equity funds gained only 110%! This is primarily because investors end up selling when the bear prowls and buying when the bull rages. Discover more about the importance of staying the course…

Is your business good retirement capital?

Is your business good retirement capital?

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re likely to be an optimistic risk taker and may believe that the proceeds from the sale of your business will suffice as retirement capital.  The reality is that not all businesses have a happy ending. Diversifying your assets is a great way of ensuring against the possible decline of your business, or the inability to sell it when you need to.    

Property investing: 10 common tax questions

Property investing: 10 common tax questions

People often make decisions about property investments without a full understanding of the tax implications. Let’s take a look at 10 common questions (and answers!) about income and capital gains tax that every property owner should know.

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