Capitec launches money management tool

2014-11-28 18:03

Capitec Bank has launched a real-time mobile money management tool to help people manage their budget on the go.

Access to pension fund after emigrating

2014-11-28 16:48

A Fin24 user has emigrated and wants to know whether she can access money in an SA pension fund.

Tax on yacht earnings abroad

2014-11-26 17:35

A Fin24 user wants to know the tax implications on money earned while working abroad on a yacht.

Medical savings account fact sheet

2014-11-26 07:24

Find out how the medical savings account on your medical scheme option works, and how to make the most of it.

Tax rules for South Africans working abroad

2014-11-24 13:58

A Fin24 user working abroad is not sure about double tax and when he will qualify for certain tax exemptions.

Property market has something to cheer about

2014-11-23 10:30

Coming off five years of low growth, 2014 has seen the property market emerge from one of the toughest down-cycles, says Seeff chair Samuel Seeff.

Capital gains tax on replacement property

2014-11-20 13:27

A Fin24 is not sure if capital gains tax applies to her sale and quick purchase of a second property.

Co-applicants and bond cover

2014-11-19 17:36

A Fin24 user is a co-applicant for a home loan and wants to know if both applicants need to take out bond cover.

The sad tale of money won, money earned and sangrias lost

2014-11-19 10:46

We win some, lose some and even earn some. This blogger talks saving, tax and the value of money.

Questions about a 'forgotten' retirement annuity

2014-11-18 13:22

A Fin24 user wants options regarding his mother's "forgotten" retirement annuity and advice for his father, who does not believe in investments and policies.


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Debt review can turn your life around

2014-11-17 15:03

You should look at the debt review process as a way of turning your life around, but be aware of the do's and don'ts involved, says an expert.

Capital gains tax on overseas shares

2014-11-14 17:27

A Fin24 user, who is a permanent resident in SA, wants to know about capital gains tax on his overseas proceeds on share sales.

Zim bad debt set to rise even further

2014-11-14 10:03

Zimbabwe's central bank says its non-performing loans ratio now stands at 20% and will increase if gross indiscipline in financial services is not checked.

Africa on course for growing debt issuance

2014-11-13 12:17

Governments and companies in Africa continue debt issuance as investors continue to purchase high yield assets, according to Standard Bank.

Why business insurance is important

2014-11-11 16:24

A Fin24 user wants to know how pivotal it is for a small business run from home to be insured.

Five ways to save money on life insurance

2014-11-11 15:25

Here's how to cut costs on your life insurance without sacrificing your cover.

New credit ombud appointed

2014-11-11 11:17

Nicky Lala-Mohan will take up the position of credit ombud from February 1 next year, when the contract of current incumbent Manie van Schalkwyk expires.

Does Angelina have the perfect face?

2014-11-10 10:18

Is your personal budget a disaster area? Check which things you can save on – and on which you shouldn't.

Keeping up with the Joneses can hit retirement

2014-11-09 10:59

Be cautious about trying to keep up with the Joneses as it can have an impact on whether your retirement plans realise or not, warns an expert.

You've got to screw up to succeed

2014-11-06 09:03

A blogger encourages us not to fear failure when it comes to our money.

Saving for studies, retirement

2014-11-04 14:15

A Fin24 user is a single mother who wants to start saving for her children's education as well as her own retirement.

How being a parent really affects your finances

2014-10-30 13:00

Real parents share the truth about what happens to your money when you have children.


Saving enough for children's studies

2014-11-28 17:07

A Fin24 user is not sure whether his savings plan for his children's education will end up being enough one day.

Religion as tool against women and child abuse?

2014-11-28 12:53

What does it it take to combat abuse against women? According to Louise Ferreira, religion might be part of the problem and not the solution.

Is Satrix investment worth keeping?

2014-11-26 16:18

A Fin24 user wants to know if holding on to his Satrix investment would be a wise thing to do.

Executors and the digital age

2014-11-24 16:51

In the “good old” days most information sharing was paper based and a relatively straight forward exercise for the experienced executor to reconstruct affairs.

Bad credit record because of forgotten account

2014-11-24 10:51

A Fin24 user was surprised to find he has a bad credit record for an overdue account he could not remember having opened.

Babies are expensive – don’t make it worse

2014-11-21 10:03

Is spoiling babies really worth it?

Little evidence of house price bubble

2014-11-20 16:31

When adjusting for inflation, the increase in real house prices since the end of the 2008 recession is marginal, says an expert.

Don't waste your money on babies!

2014-11-20 08:57

"I'm pretty certain that no child ever thanked their parents for buying them a really nice pillow."

Babies are expensive – don’t make it worse

2014-11-19 16:50

"I'm pretty certain that no child ever thanked their parents for buying them a really nice pillow."

7 bad money habits your kids may be learning from you

2014-11-19 08:46

Head of advice processes at Sanlam Personal Finance sets out potential mistakes you may be passing on to your children.

The age of volatility

2014-11-18 07:12

We live in times of monumental transition, testing business and governments alike, says Daniel Silke.

Guaranteed annuity vs living annuity explained

2014-11-17 16:40

A Fin24 user is a year from retirement and wants to know which product could provide her with an income as well as pay for her son's studies.

Two sides to compound interest

2014-11-15 10:49

Compound interest can work for or against consumers, explains an expert.

Your life after cigarettes

2014-11-14 12:46

The health benefits are reward enough, but check out these additional bonuses.

Investing in ETFs for kids' education

2014-11-13 13:04

A Fin24 user wants to invest in exchange-traded funds as a way of providing for his children's education.

Swiss pocket watch nets world record $24m

2014-11-12 08:45

A gold pocket watch made by Patek Philippe for a New York banker in the 1930s has fetched $24m at auction, smashing the record it previously set 15 years ago.

Capital gains tax on two non-rental properties

2014-11-11 15:32

A Fin24 user is confused about the impact of capital gains tax on her two properties, which had never been rented out.

Take care of emotional side of retirement

2014-11-10 06:00

Retirement is an unnatural condition and the worst thing you can do is withdraw and become disengaged, according to an expert.

More mud-slinging in Discovery, Bobroff saga

2014-11-05 09:35

Allegations of misconduct are continuing in the saga between Discovery and its attorneys on the one hand, and attorneys Ronald Bobroff & Partners on the other.

Tax and independent contractors

2014-11-04 13:18

A Fin24 user works as an independent contractor via an agency and is not sure what she can claim in her tax submission.

How being a parent really affects your finances

2014-10-30 13:00

Real parents share the truth about what happens to your money when you have children.

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