Re­solve to in­vest in your bond

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GOOD IN­TEN­TIONS Although New Year’s res­o­lu­tions are no­to­ri­ously dif­fi­cult to keep, there is one that can really de­liver enough fi­nan­cial ben­e­fits to keep homeowners mo­ti­vated for a whole year.

And that, says Rudi Botha, CEO of Bet­terBond, is the prom­ise to your­self to in­vest some­thing in your bond ev­ery month.

“Many peo­ple are mak­ing plans to get bet­ter con­trol of their fi­nances and to save money for their chil­dren’s univer­sity ed­u­ca­tion or their own re­tire­ment,” he says, “but the truth is that if you’re a home­owner and you have some sur­plus cash each month, the very best in­vest­ment you can make is in your ex­ist­ing bond.

“The rea­son for this is that the amount of

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