Personal Finance

May 17, 2019

Companies can provide an array of benefits. Have you interrogated yours?

Companies can provide an array of benefits, from retirement savings to medical aid, and risk benefits such as life cover, funeral cover and disability cover.
May 17, 2019

Members of the state pension fund are better off than the rest of us

Compared with investors in living annuities or company pensions, members of the state pension fund have been better off.
May 10, 2019

How to buy your bank a car

Due to the way we finance our cars, most South Africans end up buying their bank a car. In fact, some even end up buying their banks three or four cars over their lifetime.
May 10, 2019

Is now the time to start investing?

Timing the market is the worst type of strategy, writes Maya Fisher-French.
May 10, 2019

There are ways to influence investment outcomes

We cannot control the markets or the macroeconomy, but we still have some control over our own financial future, writes Lettie Mzwinila.
May 10, 2019

Heard on the street

Capitec offers discount for online studies
May 10, 2019

How to manage your money as a freelancer

Keep separate business and personal accounts – it’s professional and makes bookkeeping easier, writes Mapalo Makhu.
May 5, 2019

Listen: Is now the time to invest in the market?

Maya and Mapalo discuss market predictions and also warn about why trying to time the market is the quickest way to lose money.
May 3, 2019

Before the wedding, choose which contract suits you

Before the wedding, choose which contract suits you, writes Mapalo Makhu.
May 2, 2019

How to reach R1 million in five years

Your personal finance questions answered.
April 26, 2019

How to save for your child's education

Five ways for you to ensure your child is in safe financial hands, writes Mapalo Makhu
April 26, 2019

Personal Finance news

South Africa’s middle-income consumers spend on average 25% of their take-home monthly income to pay interest accumulated on debt.
April 26, 2019

Calculating your net worth

It's good to know the invisible calculation of your wealth because it's impossible to improve anything that you don't measure, writes Brendan Dale
April 26, 2019

Buying a cryptocurrency bundle

Now that much of the speculative activity has been removed from crypto markets, it could be time to start putting a bit of “fear of missing out” money into this investment space
April 26, 2019

The stubborn home loan debt

Maya Fisher-French explains why your mortgage debt reduces so slowly
April 24, 2019

Mapalo Makhu: Budgeting 101

Put in the work to take control of your money, writes Mapalo Makhu.
April 21, 2019

Listen: Why it takes forever to reduce your home loan

Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu discuss why that extra R500 into your home loan makes such a big difference and why you should start saving for your kids’ education.
April 18, 2019

Here's your retirement income options

Do you feel you have done enough to be able to live off your retirement income? Maya Fisher-French explains your options on retirement income
April 9, 2019

How to beat load shedding

After losing five hours a day of productive time during load shedding, I thought it was time to find a solution to my home office. This led to a wider investigation into power options in general.
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May 19 2019