Big Picture Investing

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Aug 8, 2018 4:32:15 PM

Film and television make for a wildly different kind of investment when it comes to your personal tastes and preferences. I have found that having diversified mix of movie favourites makes for great return on social investment. As a cinephile, having a good pick of block busters, indies, thrillers and pure comedy has opened up a lot of avenues of opportunity in social settings. Let's call this my version of Factor Investing.

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Topics: Investing Rules, Portfolio Diversification, Investing, Perspective, opinion


South Africa Settles the World's Fastest Known Insurance Claim

Posted by Shane Curran

Jul 10, 2018 4:05:07 PM

South African insurtech startup InvestSure and insurance partner Compass Insure recently settled their very first claim in what could be a new world record time of less than 45 seconds, end to end. This means from the time the client incurred an insured loss, to when the money reflected in the customer’s account, the process was completed in that time. The entire claim process was fully automated with no admin required from the client, not even to report a claim and no human intervention to pay the claim.

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Topics: insurance, financial advice, opinion, Startups, Tech, risk


Changing Your Point of View

Posted by Shane Curran

Jun 28, 2018 10:12:42 AM

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who has a very different perspective on things to you? More on topic, how often have you made these people see things your way? Introducing something new to a person often results in them rejecting it for what they already know – which leads us to our question – how do you tell someone they need something they have never had a need for before?

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Topics: insurance, financial advice, opinion, Startups, Tech, risk


Sports Stocks, and Why I Love 'em

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jun 21, 2017 4:11:19 PM

 

 

The sports season is just about over! For major competitions, that is. 
We are now entering the off-season, where we are left with nothing much but post- and pre-season chatter to keep us entertained in the meantime.   
Seeing as the pre-season is when sporting brands go crazy with advertising sporting goods, I think that t he off-season is the perfect time to take a look at some of our favourite sporting brands (and even teams). 
 
With EasyEquities set to offer US stocks on the online platform, it would be an opportune (and very fun) idea to exploit the off-season. 
 
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Topics: Staff, sport, opinion, US Stocks, #playintheusa


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