Personal Finance

June 22, 2018

Why you shouldn’t treat your savings plan like a bet on the Fifa World Cup

It is perfectly fine to be a fun-loving fantasist as a sports fan but in other parts of life it is better to follow well-trodden paths marked out by logic and sign-posted by evidence, especially the financial aspects of life.
June 15, 2018

Millennials, here’s how to make your money work for you

Financial management needs to start when you get any form of income. One regret that older people have is not making money work for them when they were still in their twenties because they could have been a lot wealthier.
June 26, 2018

Tenants defy tough economic climate

Money is tight across the board, but if you’re savvy, you can negotiate a good rental deal, writes Angelique Ruzicka
June 26, 2018

Free retirement counselling is imperative

Companies fail to tell their retirement fund beneficiaries about their options. This must change, writes Maya Fisher-French
June 26, 2018

Turn your car into advertising revenue

If you want to make some extra cash or get some freebies, sign up as an ‘influencer’, writes Maya Fisher-French
June 8, 2018

Affordable medical cover for all

With the introduction of new regulations in April last year, the health insurance landscape significantly broadened South Africans’ access to medical cover.
June 8, 2018

Is your data safe with GDPR?

Now that EU laws to keep our information safe have come into force, more power has been put in the consumer’s hands. However, whether this is relevant to users in SA is still a grey area, writes Angelique Ruzicka
June 6, 2018

Buying property as an investment club? Here's what you need to know

If you are looking to invest in the property game there are a few things you need to know before jumping head first. Maya Fisher-French breaks it down for us
June 4, 2018

5 mid-year tips to put your finances back on track

If you have veered off from your financial goals that you promised you would adhere to at the beginning of the year, it’s not too late to get back on track. Angelique Ruzicka tells you how
May 20, 2018

Legislation will ensure advice for retirement

It is common knowledge that South Africa is facing a retirement crisis with most employed South Africans having insufficient funds to support themselves in their old age.
June 4, 2018

How to pay off your home in 10 years

Certain bond hacks could bring you closer to ‘bond liberation day’, writes Rudi Botha, the CEO of BetterBond
May 23, 2018

Retirement as we knew it is a thing of the past

There is a lot of talk about what exactly retirement is in the modern age and if retirement funds, as we know them, are outdated.
May 22, 2018

Geared for growth: Why your stokvel needs to be more than a deposit box

Stokvels are on the move: moving from villages to cities, from mattresses into savings accounts and investment instruments. And as they move, they evolve and their potential for growth and their ability to create wealth increases.
May 17, 2018

Millennials, it's time to wake up or forget about retirement

Forget retirement, start thinking out of the box, writes Maya Fisher-French
May 17, 2018

Can you save money by home-schooling your children?

With the cost of education rising, parents are increasingly considering home-schooling as an alternative. But how much can it really save you, asks Angelique Ruzicka
May 18, 2018

Helping your kids to manage their money

Maya Fisher-French shares the lessons she learnt while helping her son to manage his first pay cheque
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July 15 2018