ARTICLES RELATING TO MONEY

Slow decline for living annuity drawdown rates

2016-07-27 20:03

The average income drawdown rate for living annuities continued its slow yet steady decline in 2015, edging a little closer to the recommended 5% of capital.

Snore rooms and mudrooms could pop up in SA

2016-07-27 06:00

South African luxury home owners do not have to feel inferior to their British peers when it comes to keeping up with the latest trends it seems.

Save 29% when you shop - leave the kids at home

2016-07-23 08:00

In order to save you need the ability as well as the willingness to do so, Rian le Roux, chief economist at Old Mutual Investment Group, tells Fin24.

Evaluating future of pensions in SA 'critical'

2016-07-22 07:39

The mind-set of South Africans must be changed about planning, says a commissioner of the National Planning Commission.

Four common pitfalls to avoid when drafting a will

2016-07-20 20:19

A badly drafted will can cause large problems with the actual administration of an estate, according to Anica Ungerer, manager of estates at Mazars.

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The key to remember in the post Brexit vote world is that investment returns are going to be lower, says the chief economist of the Old Mutual Investment Group.

The key to remember in the post Brexit vote world is that investment returns are going to be lower, says the chief economist of the Old Mutual Investment Group.

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Ten things on which you should not save money

2016-07-14 20:30

There are some things on which you shouldn’t even try and save, as doing so could cost you so much more in the long run.

Home buyers have to raise bigger deposits - report

2016-07-14 07:00

New home buyers have borrowed less and less relative to their income since 2006, despite cheaper debt, research by Standard Bank shows.

Reluctance to grant medium, high value vehicle and asset finance loans

2016-07-12 20:17

There has been a 19% increase in vehicle and asset finance accounts more than three months in arrears, according to credit bureau Compuscan.

Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

2016-07-10 16:21

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty

 

Cost of being a woman higher regarding medical costs - report

2016-07-27 19:49

The cost of being a woman is significantly higher than being a man, especially when considering medical costs, according to a report.

The ins and outs of capital gains tax

2016-07-26 19:14

It is important for prospective sellers to understand the implications capital gains tax could have on their sale.

Commercial property: Buy or lease?

2016-07-22 19:24

A number of experts discuss the important question of whether it is better to buy or lease commercial property in the current economic climate.

Investec structured product re-opens for investment

2016-07-20 21:05

Investec’s International Titans Basket Limited has, over the past 5.4 years, delivered approximately AUD54% (in rand terms 141%) in returns.

How some attorneys turn R500 debt into R10 000

2016-07-20 06:00

Consumer watchdog Summit Financial Partners is at it again - this time regarding attorneys' fees for collecting bad debts, mostly of micro lenders.

Ways to help kids onto property ladder

2016-07-15 17:01

There are two main ways parents can help their children become property owners at an earlier age, according to Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.

Retail vs market value of pre-owned vehicle

2016-07-14 17:12

As the SA economy continues to bite, consumers are turning to the second-hand vehicle market as an option with more variety when it comes to purchasing a vehicle.

Adult children can sabotage your retirement

2016-07-13 20:09

Supporting adult children can have a devastating effect on your chances of retiring comfortably, a financial planner demonstrates.

E-Tolls survey: Gauteng road users likely to pay up

2016-07-12 09:22

The controversial e-toll system takes another turn as Sanral says that Gauteng road users are not against it, according to a new survey.

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There is no relationship between how much you earn and your ability to manage money, says the head of financial education at Old Mutual Emerging Markets.

There is no relationship between how much you earn and your ability to manage money, says the head of financial education at Old Mutual Emerging Markets.

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