ARTICLES RELATING TO MONEY CLINIC

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A Fin24 user has a question about how much can be withdrawn from a preservation fund and the tax on such a withdrawal.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

Can banks discriminate after debt review?

2014-09-29 14:47

The big banks don't discriminate against insolvent parties, but people who have been under debt review. Is this legal, asks a Fin24 user.

Investments and retirement planning questioned

2014-09-23 17:30

A Fin24 user questions the advice he is receiving from financial advisers about his investments and retirement planning.

Comparing today's money value to 30 years ago

2014-09-22 13:19

A Fin24 user wants to compare the value of an amount of money in today's terms with that of 1974.

Why are my RA fees so high?

2014-09-17 17:29

A Fin24 user wants to know what would be considered reasonable fees for the management of a retirement annuity.

Looking for seed funding to start a business

2014-09-12 16:18

A Fin24 user is looking for seed capital for his start-up companies and an expert provides some tips.

Benefits of investing annual salary increases

2014-09-10 20:26

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can gain from investing his annual salary increase rather than spending it.

Sasol unit trust and capital gains tax

2014-09-08 15:09

A Fin24 user wants to know if he will pay capital gains tax if he transfers money from his Sasol unit trust into a living annuity.

Curator sheds light on African Bank BEE shares

2014-09-04 17:12

The curatorship of African Bank has created questions about the impact on shares in its BEE scheme Hlumisa.

Medical tax credits and Sars codes

2014-09-01 16:18

A Fin24 user wants to know which Sars code to use for additional medical tax credits.

The pros and cons of voluntary annuities

2014-08-28 18:27

A Fin24 user wants to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of voluntary annuities.

Dreaming of owning a house

2014-08-27 14:58

A Fin24 user is not sure if she would be able to buy a house, because she earns R3 600 per month.

Provident fund withdrawal options

2014-08-25 12:33

A Fin24 user wants to resign from her job, but is not sure what she can withdraw from her provident fund.

 

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.

The rights of a life partner

2014-09-29 18:17

After 25 years the life partner of a Fin24 user wants to move out of the house, but not without some compensation.

Capital gains tax exemption on primary property

2014-09-26 13:54

A Fin24 user is not sure whether he qualifies for an exemption from capital gains tax on the sale of his property.

Do I need an adviser to plan my retirement?

2014-09-23 12:20

Expert advice for a Fin24 user who wants to know if it is compulsory to appoint a financial adviser when one retires.

Watch out for common law rule on debt

2014-09-22 11:03

A Fin24 user is questioning the in duplum rule as his employee's debt increases instead of getting less.

Gaining control of annuity savings

2014-09-18 12:17

A Fin24 user wants to avoid high fees and try to gain control of his retirement products as soon as possible.

No vehicle finance despite good credit rating

2014-09-16 16:26

A Fin24 user is baffled, because his application for vehicle finance was declined despite his good credit rating.

Looking for inflation-beating investments

2014-09-15 15:22

Advice for a Fin24 user who is looking for inflation-beating savings or investment options.

Credit record, affordability key

2014-09-11 09:35

Advice for a Fin24 user who is looking for a way to pay off three loans and still have some money left for a rental deposit on a flat.

Trying to avoid high fees on retirement products

2014-09-05 17:17

A Fin24 user is looking for retirement products which would avoid high fees and regulation 28.

Student stressed by missed payment

2014-09-03 17:13

A Fin24 user is stressed because of missing a payment on a clothing account.

Being hounded by debt collectors

2014-08-29 19:01

A Fin24 user is being hounded by debt collectors for debt she claims is not hers.

Retirement catch-up

2014-08-27 13:28

A Fin24 user thinks few people are able to work for 40 years to save for retirement.

Negotiating with banks to write off debt

2014-08-21 18:58

A Fin24 user wants to know if there is a way to negotiate with banks in order for them to write off a debt.

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