Posted by Graeme Tennant

Why pay active management fees?

The growing popularity of passively traded funds is no mystery if one considers that 80% of active asset managers have not outperformed their benchmarks over the last 5 years. A benchmark is an appropriate market index that a fund manager compares their performance to. For example, the JSE Top 40 is the commonly chosen index for South African Equity funds to benchmark their performance against.

18/09/2015 / Read Story

Graeme Tennant

Having studied a BCom Economics and completed a post graduate diploma in financial planning, I possess a sound knowledge of the financial world and investing. I am particularly interested in asset management as a means to helping people create wealth and achieve financial prosperity. Choosing how to invest your money which is perceived by many as a complex and intimidating task, is a responsibility so important that I believe everyone should have at least a basic understanding of the subject. I aim to offer insight and clarity which will enable people to expand their knowledge of investing, allowing them to approach the task of wealth creation with wisdom and confidence.