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Contact Number: 021-5308500 / 081 494 3929
 
Address: Crue House, 5 Long Place, Pinelands, 7405
 
Website: https://www.crue.co.za

About

Devon holds a B.Comm degree from the University of Cape Town and is a Certified Financial Planning® professional. He is a director and shareholder at Crue Invest (Pty) Ltd. Devon is passionate about building long-term client-advisor relationships, and helping clients grow and protect their wealth. He is also an expert in designing employee benefit solutions. He is an avid sportsman and is a member of the SA Mens’ Water Polo team.

Company Info

Crue Invest is a fiercely independent, niche financial planning practice based in Pinelands, Cape Town. Crue Invest is one of only 14 companies that hold the FPI Approved Professional Practice™ accreditation. This accolade recognises that the practice meets the highest ethical standards in pursuance of the financial planning profession. It also reinforces that Crue Invest’s standards in terms of knowledge, expertise and ethical conduct are amongst the best in the country. 100% of the company’s advisers hold the CFP® designation. Crue Invest is a fee-based practice that aims to form life-long parterships with clients to create and protect their wealth.

Devon ON MONEYWEB  

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25 June 2020    44
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19 May 2020    4
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My investment has lost R250k. How can I avoid more losses?

29 April 2020    182
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Can I switch unit trusts without incurring CGT?

10 March 2020    51
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30 August 2019    457
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19 July 2019    57
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Devon's VIEWS  

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9 July 2020    31
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23 June 2020    27
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19 June 2020    26
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10 June 2020    21
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3 June 2020    63
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28 May 2020    112
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19 May 2020    72
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7 May 2020    98
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21 April 2020    22
What you need to consider to avoid buyer's regret. ...

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9 April 2020    67
If you do need to access your funds, be sure that you fully understand the tax and future consequences of doing so. ...

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3 April 2020    132
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25 March 2020    119
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12 March 2020    85
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2 March 2020    28
Seven factors that affect our decision making. ...

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27 February 2020    174
Do your research so you can make an informed decision. ...

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28 November 2019    23
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7 November 2019    56
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15 October 2019    54
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3 October 2019    70
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29 August 2019    53
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17 July 2019    55
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Active versus passive investing

8 July 2019    18
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