Don't procrastinate when it comes to saving

2015-11-19 08:05

Procrastination is the thief of time. Consumers often fall into the trap of thinking they have more than enough time to start saving.

INFOGRAPHIC: The financial planning life cycle

2015-11-15 10:29

There is a huge opportunity for financial services organisations to help shift the savings mindset, YellowTail reveals in this infographic.

Regulation 28 – friend or foe?

2015-11-04 14:24

If you are new to the world of investing, Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act imposes limitations on how your retirement money is being invested.

Beware of withdrawal rate at retirement

2015-10-16 18:54

A Fin24 user has asked various tax planners for advice after retirement and wants to know about the basics.

Save more and earn tax benefits

2015-10-16 10:00

In the fifth episode of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French discusses how saving more can lead to tax break benefits for retirement.

Retirement savings: What you need to know

2015-10-13 13:43

When planning for retirement, it's important to choose the right savings vehicle to get the full benefit of your investment.

Retirement advice for a late starter

2015-10-06 15:41

A Fin24 user who has left his retirement planning a tad late is seeking advice on which pension policy would suit him best.

It’s never too late to save

2015-10-02 08:31

What do you do if you find yourself in your forties without a retirement savings plan?

Button to retire, McLaren-Honda seat open?

2015-09-22 08:36

Is it finally all over for Jenson Button? The much-loved McLaren-Honda driver is preparing to break many hearts in Japan with his big announcement.

How to retire safely at 55

2015-08-21 17:18

A Fin24 user wants to retire when he reaches 55 years of age, but is not sure if that is regarded as early retirement.


Ensuring retirement savings go to right beneficiaries

2015-11-18 15:49

Contributions to pension funds serve to provide financial independence into old age, but what happens to those funds should you pass away before retirement age?

5 things you may not want to hear about your RA (Part 2)

2015-11-10 10:41

When it comes to taking out a RA, there are certain things you need to hear, even though it may pain you.

The great savings debate: Retirement vs education

2015-10-28 15:51

South Africans have a poor savings culture. Besides saving for retirement, saving for the education of one's children is another challenge. Experts share on how to strike a balance.

Unit trusts: 'An exceptionally good investment idea'

2015-10-16 16:15

The sooner you start saving the better your financial situation will be. Unit trusts offer a simple and effective way to save money.

Financial planners are not only for the rich

2015-10-14 08:03

Most people don't consult a financial adviser because they don't think they have enough money to do so. But everyone needs a financial plan, and a financial adviser can help you pen one down.

How much is your retirement lump sum really worth?

2015-10-11 21:00

With the right financial planning before retirement, you can construct a portfolio that guarantees you an income in retirement and provides an inheritance for your heirs.

Why dividends help you to invest better

2015-10-05 18:38

Do you have sufficient funds for retirement? Portfolio manager Schalk Louw shares how high dividend shares benefit your financial planning.

How to choose between a Pension Fund and a RA

2015-09-30 09:41

Don't know where to start? Here are 3 very effective ways in which you can save up for retirement.

Downscaling to improve retirement

2015-09-02 17:18

Parents whose grown children have left home often find it difficult to sell their large family homes because of the memories attached to these properties.

Pension funds owe R20bn in unclaimed benefits

2015-08-20 14:48

It is estimated that retirement funds owe at least 3.5 million people about R20bn in benefits that remain unclaimed, says the deputy registrar of pension funds.

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