Ready for a once-off investment

2015-01-27 17:09

A Fin24 user says he is ready to make a once-off investment, but he has certain conditions.

Low credit score affects property buy

2015-01-27 10:47

A Fin24 user has tried to buy a house last year, but her application was declined due to a low credit scoring.

Interest on flexibond savings

2015-01-26 15:38

A Fin24 user wants to know if he will forfeit interest gained by paying extra money into his home loan and then withdrawing funds to pay for renovations.

Investing a tax-free lump sum

2015-01-26 11:38

A Fin24 user wants to invest a tax-free lump sum in an investment policy.

Tax on living expenses

2015-01-23 15:30

A Fin24 user who is unable to work wants to know if she is liable for tax on money sent by her sons abroad to pay for her upkeep.

Bonus, blacklisting and antenuptual contracts

2015-01-21 16:53

A Fin24 user wants to know if an antenuptual contract gives an ex-spouse access to her bonus, and how his blacklisting will affect accrual payment.

Fringe benefit tax may create car buying rush

2015-01-20 18:52

This year could see several changes to tax regulation, including employer provided rental accommodation tax and fringe benefit tax on company cars.


Whether they are acting or singing, these celebrities earned a boat load of cash last year.

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Business rescue explained

2015-01-19 17:05

With business rescue a relative newcomer to the SA legal system, there is often a lack of understanding about its workings and two experts explain the process.


These cuddle-monsters really make us look like a bunch of underachievers!

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Shocking cost of SA’s universities

2015-01-18 15:49

It will cost you easily R100 000 – if not more – for your child to study for just one year at one of South Africa’s top institutions.

High road, low road scenario for retirement

2015-01-16 17:07

A Fin24 user working overseas has various choices to make now before she retires back in SA in a few years' time.

Tax on the sale of a business

2015-01-15 18:17

A Fin24 user wants to know if there is tax on the proceeds of the sale of a business.

Provident fund tax

2015-01-14 15:00

How much will I be taxed on my pension payout at retirement, asks a user.

Five financial resolutions to stick to in 2015

2015-01-14 12:00

New Year's resolutions come and go, but one aspect of your life where you should try to change resolutions into habits is your finances.

Financial knowledge a game-changer

2015-01-14 10:00

Finance is not only about numbers - it is also about understanding those numbers, explains head of the College of Accounting at UCT, Professor Mark Graham.

Three friends investing together

2015-01-13 14:23

A Fin24 user and three friends are looking for the best way to start investing together.

Obtaining a bond when self-employed

2015-01-12 17:24

Applying for a bond when you are self-employed can be a tedious process, unless you are well prepared and understand the bank's specific requirements.

Tax and kids' gifts

2015-01-12 15:41

A Fin24 user asks if the money she receives from her children is taxable.

Share value questioned after merger

2015-01-12 12:44

A Fin24 user wants to know if shares he owns still have any value after the company had been sold and the new holding company then entered into a merger.

January crunch-time

2015-01-11 12:02

Here’s how to make it to the end of the month, writes Susan Erasmus.

London auction houses square off

2015-01-09 15:16

The London auction scene is on the boil again, with Sotheby's offering a Monet view of Venice for an estimated £20m to £30m.


Flexibond savings

2015-01-27 13:31

Will I forfeit interest on extra payments on my bond if I draw money for renovations?

Warning: Payday could kill you

2015-01-27 09:00

As January draws to a close, we’re all eagerly awaiting a ping on our phones: the notification that we’ve been paid. However, recent research has revealed that payday is a risky time for employees.

Tax-free lump sum

2015-01-26 12:10

A Fin24 user wants to invest a tax-free lump sum in an investment policy.

Power surges, stolen cables and insurance claims

2015-01-23 17:27

A Fin24 user wants to know how power surges due to stolen cables impact her ability to claim from her insurance.

Tax on provident fund payout

2015-01-23 12:31

A Fin24 user wants to know how much tax he can expect to pay his provident fund payout when retires.

Africa drought triggers $25m insurance payout

2015-01-22 11:51

Mauritania, Niger and Senegal will use an $8m payout to mobilise early interventions, based on pre-approved contingency plans.

10 of the highest earning celebrities

2015-01-21 13:00

Whether they are acting or singing, these celebrities earned a boat load of cash last year.

Fires impact short-term insurance industry

2015-01-20 16:26

Fire and the damage it causes have a direct impact on the sustainability of the short-term insurance industry, both in South Africa and globally.

5 money-saving mind tricks

2015-01-20 11:24

Saving money is easier said than done. This blogger shows us how to mentally condition ourselves to do it.

Retirement catch-up

2015-01-19 15:07

There's a high road, low road retirement scenario for a user, says an expert.

Registering a property in a company

2015-01-19 07:00

All companies and close corporations are required by law to submit their annual returns with the within 30 days of the anniversary date of its incorporation.

Tips to ensure financial well-being

2015-01-18 12:40

Easy access to credit and images of affluence that surround consumers spur the kind of behaviour that cannot be sustained, warns an expert.

Provide for your kids

2015-01-16 12:36

Plan wisely to ensure financial security for your family, says an expert.

Provide for your children, make them money wise

2015-01-15 17:23

People are often not diligent in planning their financial goals to ensure that they and their families are financially secure, says an expert.

Looking for best returns, easy access

2015-01-14 17:22

A Fin24 user wants to invest to get the best returns, yet with easy access to his money.

Tax on provident fund payout

2015-01-14 12:08

A Fin24 user wants to know how much tax he can expect to pay on a payout from his provident fund when he retires.

Investing as friends

2015-01-14 10:58

A user and three friends are looking for a way to start investing together.

Tax on withdrawal from a trust

2015-01-13 16:31

A Fin24 user wants to know if money she has withdrawn from a trust created by her husband and herself is taxable.

First day at new job?

2015-01-13 11:47

So you’re starting your first job this year and it’s freaking you out? Allow Anja van der Spuy to ease your mind.

Tips for planning your retirement

2015-01-12 18:01

For the vast majority of South Africans saving and budgeting remains a perennial backburner item, something to deal with at some point in the future.

Craig Gradidge: What makes a good investment client?

2015-01-12 13:41

Investors are often quick to criticise financial intermediaries when investment returns look wobbly. But there’s much more to the success of your investment portfolio than the expertise of the adviser.

January crunch-time

2015-01-12 06:47

January turning into 'Janu-worry'? Here’s how to make it to month end.

January turning into 'Janu-worry'?

2015-01-11 12:01

January is the time when there is a lot of month left at the end of the money. Here’s how to make it to the end of the month.

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