Checks to do before buying into sectional title

2016-02-05 16:21

Sectional title developments can, under the right circumstances, be excellent investments, explains a property expert.

Should you use a broker?

2016-02-02 15:08

Our financial expert Charné van der Walt gives the pros and cons of using a broker versus the pros and cons of managing investments yourself.

New rules for retirement benefits

2016-02-01 17:26

From March 1 2016 a restriction applicable to both pension fund and retirement annuity fund members will also become applicable to provident fund members.

Tough market to build portfolios - expert

2016-01-29 15:37

Policy issues now drive markets so one has to second guess and passive investment is growing globally - a tough market to build portfolios, says an expert.

Improve card security, prevent fraud

2016-01-26 16:29

Banks walk a fine line between the efficient processing of card transactions worldwide, while still effectively preventing fraud, explains an expert.

Advice for a user who can't afford instalments

2016-01-25 15:33

A Fin24 user wants to know if she can pay less than the monthly instalment she initially agreed to.

How to talk to your partner about money

2016-01-22 09:55

In episode 15 of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French shares how to talk to your partner about the "elephant in the room" - money.

How unpaid internships are driving inequality

2016-01-21 00:00

Are unpaid internships widening the privilege gap? Lili Radloff thinks so.

Good idea to review insurance policies

2016-01-19 16:08

There are many ways consumers can end up saving money because they minimise the risk of claims being rejected and they could also benefit from reduced premiums.

How to avoid making new debts

2016-01-18 07:38

Debt is so terribly easy to incur – and so terribly difficult to get rid of. Here’s how to avoid falling deeper into debt in 2016.


9 things you might be wasting your money on

2016-02-04 10:27

Are you a wasteful, impulsive spender? Here’s how to save money by making small everyday changes.

Reforms could increase interest in tax free savings

2016-02-01 17:53

An expert expects tax law changes to lead to an upsurge of interest in retirement annuities, pension funds, provident funds and tax free savings accounts.

SA falls short of national savings ‘pass rate' - index

2016-01-29 16:43

The Investec GIBS Savings Index has been launched to measure SA's state of savings against international counterparts, providing real facts about savings.

Changes to corrections of tax assessments

2016-01-26 17:29

A tax expert explains some of the consequences amendments to tax law could have for taxpayers wanting to dispute an assessment.

What are the odds for a second car loan?

2016-01-26 07:18

A Fin24 user wants to know if her current car financer will grant her a loan despite a bad credit record.

Be prepared for financial advice fees

2016-01-22 15:11

A big change in regulation of payment for financial advice will be implemented later this year, cautions Masthead.

How to stop fighting over money

2016-01-21 10:58

Money is one of the biggest causes of couple conflict and can be one of the hardest to resolve. Lili Radloff gives some advice on the matter.

Your complete guide to avoiding dangerous online scams

2016-01-20 14:09

Online phishing scams are still common. This is how to protect yourself against them.

Stolen phone? Cracked screen? What now?

2016-01-18 15:43

Here are 5 tips to avoid financial disaster after a technological mishap.

Lonmin share price questioned

2016-01-17 18:24

A Fin24 user is concerned about what is happening with Lonmin's share price.

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