Make Money Mondays

Liberty CEO Thabo Dloti opens up about money

I grew up in the Eastern Cape in a rural village.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

We never stressed about money [growing up]. We lived within our means.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

You always have to put something away, because you never know what’ll happen tomorrow.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he interviewed Liberty Holdings CEO Thabo Dloti.

Liberty is a financial services company with R668 billion assets under management.

Dloti is a life assurance and asset management strategist par excellence, but what is it about money that keeps him up at night?

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

My dad was not educated, but he ran several businesses.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

My first paying job was working at an Old Mutual insurance sales branch.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

My first investment was in a tuckshop. It wasn’t a smart idea.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

I still have my first few policies that I have at Old Mutual… The managers there have managed my money well.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

Buying my first home was the best money decision I’ve ever made.

Thabo Dloti, Liberty Holdings

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This article first appeared on 702 : Liberty CEO Thabo Dloti opens up about money


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