The Power of a Budget

Posted by Justin Pearse

Oct 6, 2017 9:55:27 AM


I don’t know why it’s taken me till the age of 44 to come up with a comprehensive and detailed idea of where I spend my hard-earned cash. It’s actually rather embarrassing to put down on paper. 

I mean, I was of the firm belief that in any given month I generally had a fairly good idea of where it’s spent, BUT (and please notice that’s a big BUT), the recent exercise I’ve performed laid all those thoughts to waste.

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Topics: Purple Group Limited, Staff, Perspective

Vishal and his investment journey

Posted by Carly Barnes

Sep 15, 2017 1:09:42 PM

Vishal Tuckooriah is a 37-year old systems control clerk and family man from KZN. He’s also an investor. 

While he certainly finds the investment journey fun and liberating, it didn’t start out so simple.  

Having began with an endowment policy on a five-year contract with a passive fund, Vishal figured it wasn’t really for him. He was looking to take his financial future into his own hands.

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Topics: Purple Group Limited, Investor Spotlight, You-sers

Who Gave Risk a Bad Name?

Posted by Bradley Kaplan

Aug 22, 2017 5:05:15 PM


Risk, when associated with investments is a word that no one enjoys hearing, especially when it is said by the person looking after your hard-earned money. Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value. When you seek assistance from a person to care for your money, just hearing the word ‘risk’ may sound alarm bells.

Bradley details investment risk in this article hosted by CN&CO.


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Topics: Education, Purple Group Limited, Perspective

Sanlam to acquire 30% of fintech disruptor EasyEquities

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Aug 14, 2017 5:35:55 PM


Purple Group (PPE) and Sanlam Investment Holdings (SIH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam Limited, are delighted to announce that SIH has entered into agreements to acquire a 30% stake in First World Trader Proprietary Limited, trading as EasyEquities.

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Topics: Purple Group Limited

Purple Group Limited - Focus on Tomorrow

Posted by Mark Ingham

May 3, 2017 1:22:25 PM


“What’s cooking?”

Tesla and Purple have some similarities – both are loss making, both have a large investment in intellectual property, both are rated higher than their respective red ink would otherwise warrant, and both have a technology focus. But the overriding similarity is that they both disrupt the received wisdom of their respective industries. EasyEquities is increasingly the flagship growth brand. Realising potential is going to take additional capital. Purple has signalled that it is exploring options in this regard with a complementary platform partner. Provided such an outcome is secured there is value in Purple as a growth stock.     

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Topics: Purple Group Limited, Investing, long term


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