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HGG clients save with MedicAlert®

We have exciting news for HGG Financial Group clients: Join MedicAlert® in November 2017 and you’ll save the registration fee of R181.  

Important update to legislation regarding loans to trusts

Proposed legislation that affects the tax treatment of loans made to trusts is likely to have significant implications for your estate planning, particularly if a trust is involved. Here’s what you need to know about the amendments proposed to section 7C of the Income Tax Act.

Select your medical cover for 2018

The time has come to review your medical cover for 2018. Between 1 November and mid-December this year you will be given the opportunity to adapt your medical cover for next year.

Time to rest and reflect

2016 has been an eventful year in South Africa – and the world at large. However, amidst political turbulence, the HGG Financial Group has provided a steady and secure range of financial services to our valued clients. Our eight divisions and four offices in the Western Cape offer specialised advice and expertise to a diverse group of clients, ranging from small business owners to private investors and non-profit organisations.

Some things in life are still free...

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but that doesn't mean you can't get anything of value for free. During National Wills Week (12-16 September 2016) HGG Trust will draw up your will for free. Yes, that's right – absolutely free of charge and with no strings attached.

It's time to tackle your tax return

The 2016 tax season for individuals opened on Friday, 1 July 2016. The year of assessment concerned is 1 March 2015 – 29 February 2016. During tax season, you need to submit your income tax return (ITR12) so that the tax on your income can be reconciled with the tax-deductible expenses for the year of assessment. It's important to do so, as the net result may even be a tax refund.

Health and fitness tests right on your doorstep in Durbanville

Your health and fitness are two of your most valuable assets. Taking care of them both should be an essential part of your long-term financial and lifestyle planning.

Here's how to save on electricity and tax

Did you know that solar-generated power could help you save on your tax bill? HGG Professional Accountants explains the new provisions of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act.

Join the dynamic HGG team

The HGG Financial Group continues to expand, and we’re looking for talented new team members to join our ranks. We have the following job opportunities available at our Somerset West and Paarl offices.

Vacancy: Experienced financial planner

HGG Wealth (Pty) Ltd an Independent FSP is looking to employ the following;

Position: Experienced financial planner
Location: Somerset West / Stellenbosch / Paarl Branche
Position type: Permanent
Remuneration: Market related remuneration package.

Attend our wellness days!

The great thing about a new year is that it's a perfect time to get your health off to a fresh start.

SAIPA Accounting Clerk : HGG Paarl

The HGG Financial Group has the following positions available at our Paarl office:

A proud provider of professional real estate training

Are you a registered intern or full status estate agent registered with the Estate Agency Affairs Board?

Is your insurance fireproof?

January and February are the hottest, driest months of the year in the Western Cape, when runaway fires are a very pressing concern. We are currently right in the middle of fire season, with fires frequently breaking out on mountains, farms and dwelling areas all around us.

Utilise the tax benefits of your Retirement Annuity before the end of February
Stay on top of your tax in 2016

The new calendar year may have only just begun, but the current tax year is quickly drawing to a close.

Join our dynamic team

Are you motivated, dedicated and passionate about the world of finance? Why not take your career to the next level in 2016? The HGG Financial Group has the following positions available at our Somerset West office:

A blessed festive season from the HGG Financial Group

The HGG Financial Group wishes all our clients and their families a ery blessed festive season.

It's time to take a break

In the past year the HGG Financial Group has continued to innovate in the financial space, remaining true to our maxim of "forward-thinking finance".

Pass the paperwork our way

A large part of having your own business is about completing an endless stream of paperwork, including various reports, forms and manuals. The deadline for the submission of two such items – PAIA manuals and EE reports – is fast approaching.

Are you heading overseas for the holidays?

Make a note to contact HGG Invest today.

Sign up for health in 2016

Is your medical aid not meeting your needs? Medbroking can help you find a perfect match for 2016.

Are you as healthy as you can be?

Your physical health, fitness level and diet are the three pivotal drivers of your general wellness.

HIB wins its second golden award this year

Par excellence! A second golden award for the year has just been awarded to Helderberg Insurance Brokers (HIB) for outstanding service and profitability.

Golfing for the greater good

Sign up now for ForwardFund's annual golf day on 20 November 2015 at Clovelly Country Club. We look forward to joining you on the greens as we spend the day swinging our golf clubs for a good cause.

HGG Trust will draft - or update your will for free

National Wills Week runs from 14-18 September 2015. To commemorate the week, HGG Trust is offering to draft your will for free.

Invest in gold with HGG Wealth

HGG Wealth is now proudly associated with SA Gold Bullion, which means that we are able to assist our clients to purchase, store and insure Krugerrands at the best prices.

HGG Durbanville now in bigger, better offices

Three weeks down the line, and we are still very excited about our move to our new Durbanville office!

Share and learn with HGG's Women's Day initiatives

The HGG Financial Group is proudly involved - via the ForwardFund Trust - with the Women Investment Network (WIN), an initiative which seeks to establish ongoing partnerships between women leaders in business and social enterprise groups.

Your one-stop technology solution

HGG Technology Support is your ultimate one-stop shop for technology solutions – from the development and installation of highly technical networks and databases and its accompanying support, to the supply of IT hardware and computer support.

HIB walks away with prestige award

Helderberg Insurance Brokers (HIB), a division of the HGG Financial Group, is the proud winner of Santam Boland's Golden Broker Award for excellent performance in 2014.

Invest today in a tax-free savings account

We are pleased to announce that the Investec Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) is now available to HGG Invest clients. Don't delay - take advantage of this tax-efficient way to manage your investments.

Trust us with your plans

Planning to start a new business or expand your existing business, or merely wishing to confirm the current status of your business affairs?

Awesome opportunities await at HGG

Our financial company is growing fast, and we’re looking for awesome new people to join our team.

How is your health doing?

Good health, wellness and wellbeing should be three magic words in everyone's life. To support you with this, HGG Wealth, a member of the HGG Financial Group, is offering comprehensive wellness days in conjunction with Discovery Health Vitality and Momentum Health, which will enable you to keep up to date with your wellness status and also earn wellness points.

LOAD SHEDDING: How it affects your insurance

Load shedding is here to stay. But how does this affect your short-term insurance? Are you covered against theft or electronic damage during a power outage? Helderberg Insurance Brokers (HIB) provides answers to these questions.

Look after your health

World Health Day is celebrated all over the world on 7 April. Although the focus this year is on food safety, it is also the perfect day to remind you to take care of your own health and wellness.

Get your B-BBEE credentials sorted

Let HGG BEEadvised help you obtain your B-BBEE certificate before the new, stricter requirements take effect.

How is your health doing?

HGG Wealth, a member of the HGG Financial Group, is committed to the wealth and wellbeing of our clients. Good news for members of Discovery Health Vitality or Momentum Health is that it's now easier than ever to keep tabs on your wellness status and earn wellness points.

What the budget means for you

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden budget speech has been met with mixed reactions. Although the increases in personal income tax rates are less aggressive than feared, many analysts feel that government has not taken sufficient steps to curb its own spending.

We’re hiring!

Want to join our dynamic financial group? We have positions available at the following offices:

The full financial package

The HGG Financial Group is proud to offer you specialised expertise in the myriad of aspects associated with running your own business and financials.

Thank you Petro!

This year Petro Hartman will be celebrates her 15th year at the HGG Financial Group. Her invaluable contribution to the success of the business is evident from the loyal relationships she has established with her clients and the continuous high standards she maintains.

We offer the full package

Looking for someone to assist you with your tax or other accounting services? Talk to HGG Professional Accountants. We offer a wide range of tax and accounting services to individuals and businesses.

Festive greetings

The time has come to rest, relax and reflect on 2014. The past year has been filled with many exciting developments at the HGG Financial Group. Among others, we developed a brand-new corporate identity to reflect our dynamic, expanding portfolio, which now includes eight divisions and four offices in the Western Cape.

Help for the holidays

It's time to take a well-deserved, end-of-year break. Here's how HGG can make your life easier - and get you on holiday sooner.

Bring joy to a child this Christmas

This year ForwardFund is supporting Huis Van Heerde in Moorreesburg as our Christmas project.

Be smart about your medical cover

Sound planning is essential when it comes to your healthcare needs, but it's easy to feel confused by the vast array of medical aid and other healthcare options out there

We say goodbye to Johan Schoeman

It is with great sadness that the staff of HGG Financial Group announces the passing of Johan Schoeman, director at HGG Professional Accountants Schoeman Gerryts in Durbanville.

Make a date with your health!

HGG Wealth, a member of the HGG Financial Group, makes it easy for Discovery Health and Momentum Multiply members to evaluate their health status, earn wellness points and thereby increase their wellness status levels.

Finding ways to make NPOs sustainable

Tina Thiart, director of HGG NPO Sustainability Solutions, shares her views on NPO development and entrepreneurship.

Marketing Communications Intern position available

Do you want to gain valuable knowledge in the NPO environment?

Raising funds for a new South Africa

Tina Thiart, director of HGG NPO Sustainability Solutions, shares her views on fundraising in South Africa.

Optimise your retirement savings by investing in an index fund

What percentage of your retirement savings is spent on administration and broker fees? HGG Wealth now offers you the opportunity to substantially decrease your fees when saving for your retirement.

Safe, convenient debit order tool benefits your business

Are you looking for a safe and convenient online debit order system to ensure hassle-free transactions? HGG Technology Support has the solution.

HGG Wealth helps you manage your money

t HGG Wealth help you manage your foreign exchange (FX) transactions and cash management services. We have the know-how and experience to help you make the most of your money.

We meet NPOs' specific needs

HGG NPO Sustainability Solutions has all the experience and knowledge needed to offer non-profit organisations (NPOs) a specialised range of financial, developmental and technological services.

HGG offers B-BBEE advice and support

HGG Financial Group is proud to announce the establishment of a new division, HGG BEEadvised. This new division is the eighth in this forward-thinking financial group.

HGG Trust welcomes new director

With almost thirty years’ hands-on experience in the trust industry, it is apt that Linda van Greuning has now been appointed as director of HGG Trust.

The HG Group believes in delivering super-efficient services and advice to our clients.

Therefore we now also have an office in Paarl, managed by director Leras Uys. Leras will, however, still offer his services to clients wherever required.