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Looking for financial advice about retirement

2014-12-17 14:06

A Fin24 user is about to retire and is not sure where and how to find some sound financial advice.

Searching for safe, inflation beating investment

2014-12-10 15:39

Often when investing one needs to consider what risk one needs to assume to ensure the stated objectives can be achieved, explains an expert.

Keeping title deeds of a property

2014-12-05 10:19

A Fin24 user is not sure who will receive the title deeds of a property he has bought in a deal with his father.

Topping up foreign holiday allowance

2014-12-03 13:19

A Fin24 user wants to know about the R1m allowance South Africans may use when going on holiday overseas.

Satrix investments and costs

2014-12-01 16:02

A Fin24 user wants more clarity on a previous Money Clinic question regarding a Satrix 40 investment, the average weighted cost and the net asset value.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pensioner battles to survive due to debt

2014-10-29 14:56

A 72-year-old Fin24 user is battling to survive due to debt repayments and is desperate for help.

No trust in estate attorney

2014-10-23 14:13

A Fin24 user does not trust the attorney winding up his father's estate and wants to know what he can do about it.

Investing in an endowment policy

2014-10-20 11:54

A Fin24 user wants to know more about investing in an endowment policy.

Resigning to access retirement savings

2014-10-15 16:39

A Fin24 user says he is forced to resign from his job so that he can withdraw money from his retirement savings.

Perspective on Standard Bank's Tutuwa scheme

2014-10-13 13:28

A Fin24 user has a question about payouts by Standard Bank's Tutuwa Share Scheme.

I'm struggling to save, what can I do?

2014-10-10 09:05

Expert advice for a young Fin24 user who says despite trying her best to save, she still overspends.

Drawing a monthly interest on investment

2014-10-08 13:49

A Fin24 user wants to be able to withdraw monthly interest from his investment.

Monthly versus lump sum ETF investments

2014-10-06 16:28

A Fin24 user wants to invest in ETFs, but is not sure if it would be better to invest a lump sum or smaller monthly amounts.

Investment moves

2014-10-03 07:27

A Fin24 user wants to know where to park R3m for his next property buy.

Where to park R3m for next property buy

2014-10-01 10:49

A Fin24 user wants to know a good place for a short-term investment for his property sale proceeds until he buys another suitable property.

 

Investment could be too good to be true

2014-12-11 15:55

A Fin24 user is looking for a good investment for a period of two years and has an option of a guaranteed return of 11%.

Worried about debt review and chance of a job

2014-12-09 15:29

A Fin24 user is worried about the impact going under debt review could have on his chances of getting a job.

Tax on earnings while working abroad

2014-12-04 15:07

A Fin24 user is going to work abroad for a year and is not sure how he will be taxed upon his return to SA.

Using access bond to buy second property

2014-12-02 15:37

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is a good idea to use the access bond on his primary property to buy a second one.

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 eventually end up being enough.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fresh out of debt review, needing car finance

2014-10-29 15:45

A Fin24 user who has just come out of debt review was told he needs to get his credit score up before he can get vehicle finance.

Debt counselling fees shock

2014-10-27 14:24

A Fin24 user who decided to go for debt counselling was surprised by the fees he ended up having to pay.

Surprised by car finance terms

2014-10-20 15:39

A Fin24 user did not realise that the interest rate on her car finance would change.

Trapped by garnishee fraud

2014-10-17 16:40

A Fin24 user is stuck with a garnishee order for an account he says he never had.

What to do with R250 000

2014-10-14 15:16

A Fin24 user in his sixties wants to know how he could invest money maturing thanks to an insurance policy.

Tax deductions and tax reforms

2014-10-09 15:53

A Fin24 user wants to know if Sars has changed the tax deductions on pension funds because of the new retirement reforms coming into effect.

Are balanced portfolios the place to be?

2014-10-07 13:47

A Fin24 user is worried about what to do with his investments to withstand the shock should SA enter a recession or the JSE fall sharply.

Debt review vs own arrangements with creditors

2014-10-03 17:46

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is advisable to cancel debt review and deal directly with creditors.

Tax on withdrawal from preservation fund

2014-10-02 17:09

A Fin24 user has a question about how much can be withdrawn from a preservation fund and the tax on such a withdrawal.

Buying more than one living annuity

2014-09-30 15:55

A Fin24 user has a preservation fund and wants to know if he can split the withdrawal to buy more than one annuity.

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