Gearing up for Financial Planning Week 2016

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August 26, 2016

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National Financial Planning Week is scheduled to run from 5 – 9 September 2016 as part of Financial Planning Institute’s on going initiative to educate consumers. Results from the 2016 Global Consumer Survey (GCS) issued by the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) show that only 27% of South Africans believe that they are

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