Weighing up retirement options as unemployment looms

2016-09-28 17:29

A Fin24 user has three different retirement investments and a home loan and is not sure what to do now that he might lose his job.

The role of trustees

2016-09-28 16:16

A board of trustees must work collectively, but also be independent of thought, says a management consultant.

Money scams increasingly hiding behind religious leaders - expert

2016-09-26 14:34

The word of religious leaders and recommendations by family and friends are often used as proof of credibility by scam artists to promote money schemes, says an expert.

Nine things smart investors have in common: Expert

2016-09-23 20:00

A financial adviser highlights how small mental changes can help you transform your limited income into a basket of funds, properties and other assets.

How to spot dodgy money schemes

2016-09-16 06:00

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre highlights ways one can spot a money scheme.

Insurance claims: Know the 'no-claim bonus' fine print

2016-09-14 10:09

The ‘no-claims bonus’ often look attractive to consumers - provided they make no claim against their policy for a specified period of time.

How the new garnishee ruling will impact lenders, debtors

2016-09-14 06:00

A landmark judgment regarded as a “100% win” for indebted people in South Africa has changed the way garnishee orders are managed.

Can I take a R100k loan while still in debt?

2016-09-13 07:50

A Fin24 user seeks advice on whether it is the right time to take out a loan, given that the economy is not at its best form at present.

Thriving Islamic bond market can benefit Africa - S&P

2016-09-09 17:55

Developing the Islamic bond market in sub-Saharan Africa can benefit the region's funding requirements, says S&P Global Ratings.

Four ways to get out of debt you may not have thought of

2016-09-07 07:26

If you have any unused talents, you may be sitting on a little gold mine that could boost your income and get you out of debt faster than you ever thought possible.


A practical approach to financial planning

2016-09-28 16:24

Trust is one of the most important aspects of the relationship between a financial planner and his client, says a Certified Financial Planner.

Six steps to simplified financial planning

2016-09-28 10:45

Trust is a vital ingredient in the relationship between client and financial planner, says an expert who provides guidelines for effective financial advice.

Warning over money scheme for blacklisted consumers

2016-09-26 12:41

An expert has warned that a new money scheme claiming to help blacklisted debtors acquire loans appears to be an example of “advance fee fraud”.

Takata faces bankruptcy buyout - report

2016-09-20 07:55

Takata shares dived after a report said some potential buyers were considering bankruptcy proceedings for the embattled airbag supplier.

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2016-09-15 16:05

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Garnishee case: Fight against reckless lending continues

2016-09-13 17:31

The Constitutional Court passed judgment to change the management of garnishee orders, but the fight against reckless lending is not over, says an expert.

Debt survey: Consumers unaware of rights

2016-09-12 19:10

Most debtors do not know that debts fall away after a certain period of time, according to a surevy conducted by Debt Rescue and Fin24.

How debt review process works and what to do to quit

2016-09-09 07:45

A Fin24 user who has been on debt review since 2012 wants to know if he can quit the programme now.

Sarb warns South Africans of scams

2016-09-06 20:13

The Sarb's new campaign "Easy come. Easy go.' seeks to fight illegal deposit-taking schemes and advance-fee schemes.

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