Personal & Professional

We know our clients • We know our industry

Christo Botha

Financial Planner
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Jaap Roux

Managing Director
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Laurentius Van Den Worm

Financial Planner
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Willem Van Der Merwe

Financial Planner
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Dürr Steenkamp

Financial Planner-in-Training

We keep our team small so that we can engage with you on a personal level without compromising our level of expertise or the quality of advice we give.

We embrace technology so that we can innovatively anticipate your needs; researching, communicating and providing advice around financial planning, investment decisions and short term insurance that is always up-to-date and in your best interests.

Deeper Values

Your true value is not simply the value of your current possessions or position; it’s about a journey of growth. Our financial planning journey with you is focussed on helping you make better decisions to keep growing! We continuously strive to create an environment of prosperity.

Helping our clients define meaning for their money

Plan & Protect

• that which means the most to you •

Financial Planning

Your life is under constant change - financial planning helps you plan for, and protect, each season of life. We are qualified and licensed to independently advise you on the best possible solutions.

Investment management

We provide comprehensive solutions that are diversified and closely monitored in line with your unique profile. This is updated as the investment environment or your objectives change.

Short Term Insurance

Risk is part of every human endeavour, but vulnerabilities can be reduced with a well-structured insurance portfolio. We understand and assist individuals as well as business entities.

Our Framework

We have built our own models and tools, upon tested and validated methodologies, to deliver an uncompromising level of service that keeps us independent of products and product provider agendas and enables us to focus on helping you define meaning for your money.

Helping Your Business

We are committed to helping your business grow;
empowering you to reach your goals and build into our community.

Testimonials

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TESS T. MONIAL

Founder of Testy Tastes

Articles

Are you a savings statistic?
Most Sub-Saharan African countries are chronic ‘dis-savers’. But, you don’t have to be. Before we look at the options, let’s take a snapshot of recent events. Last July, the South African Savings Institute gave the country a wakeup call when it said that the average household rate had plummeted further from 0.5% per month inContinue reading
The long haul
Saving is not just about a plan – it’s a behaviour. Part of this behaviour is rooted in our mental ability to overcome our own fears. We reduce these fears by mentally preparing for life goals and recognising that we have what it takes to achieve them. Mentally preparing for long term savings is likeContinue reading
Soup’s on ain’t a soupçon!
As the days draw shorter, the sun stays hidden for longer and the colder weather encourages us to hibernate away, coupled with constrained financial conditions, we can be forgiven for falling into the trap of thinking smaller, trying to save both money and energy. When it comes to cooking for the family – here’s aContinue reading
When Rona hits your wallet
Whilst we may try our best to keep our bodies safe from the flu – we may overlook the sluggish money myalgia that can hit us around this time too! You might have financial flu… Every winter our communities are hit by different strains of coronavirus (root of the common cold and flu). COVID-19 isContinue reading
How to emotionally distance when investing in tough times
Current investors have seen more ‘interesting times’, more black swans and market freefalls, than any other generation gone before. From the 2008 global financial crisis, followed by the longest bull run in history, to Brexit, several downgrades for South Africa and then the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s investors have run the gamut. Their emotions have runContinue reading
Tips for when markets recover
The last few years have seen more market volatility than anyone could have predicted, with the icing on the cake being the COVID-19 pandemic. But the best and worst thing about markets is their cyclical nature. All markets recover, eventually. We know what to do when there’s a downturn and experience has taught many investorsContinue reading
Mid-Year Money Check
Many of us only look at our financial plan when we receive a windfall (this is not often…) or when things go terribly wrong. It could be the loss of a job, the loss of a loved one or another crisis (like a global lockdown…). These aren’t necessarily the best times to make investment decisionsContinue reading
Living annuities and how they affect your living
Oh, the ironies of life…  One of South Africa’s most contentious laws regarding annuities states that a retirement fund may not be completely withdrawn in a lump sum, but a minimum of two thirds must be invested into a compulsory living annuity in an attempt to aid preservation of retirement money. Even those who areContinue reading
Words that will make (or cost) you money
Communication around your finances is crucial if you want to be more mindful and intentional around wealth creation. There are some conversations that will help you ascribe meaning to your money, and these should happen early on in your planning process (and regularly thereafter). Then there are conversations that will facilitate the actioning of yourContinue reading
Hold onto your life cover
Sometimes it feels like this conversation is a broken record, constantly going round and around on the same track: people the world over are feeling the financial pinch and tightening belts. It’s not just a local issue, and it’s not a new concern. A few minutes on Instagram or Twitter will reveal just how manyContinue reading
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Tel: 021 886 9547
Fax: 021 886 4115

Email: info@vanderbylbergh.co.za

110 Dorp Street
Stellenbosch