Rethinking long-term savings for South Africans

2016-07-24 19:30

Research reveals that the financial services industry needs to provide long-term savings vehicles relevant for social mobility, not only social protection.

Old Mutual urges SA to join tax free savings sign-up

2016-07-22 06:41

SPONSORED: The Old Mutual Invest Tax Free Plan gives customers tax free growth with flexible investment choices and no access restrictions.

Budgeting – Finding the ‘bassist’ in your financial plan

2016-07-13 20:11

Finding the ‘bassist’ in your financial plan it links the rhythm of the drums (Income) to the harmony of the Guitar (Expenses) and allows you to make Music (Generate Wealth).

South Africans are urged to save, thus increasing investment which promotes higher economic growth, says an economist.

South Africans are urged to save, thus increasing investment which promotes higher economic growth, says an economist.

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Stokvels and savings clubs are popular among savers - research

2016-07-06 07:13

More South Africans are relying on informal savings vehicles such as stokvels to save money.

Love and money: 3 easy ways to save

2016-07-04 07:14

Having money is a lot like being in a relationship: When things go well, every day seems filled with happiness, but when it goes wrong, life gets miserable.

Fin24 users on how to fatten your wallet

2016-07-01 16:11

With rising inflation, increasing petrol prices and electricity hikes, the ability to save is becoming increasingly important. Fin24 users share their tips.

5 reasons why saving is better than borrowing

2016-07-01 13:50

Savings don’t just spare you from paying interest on loans – there are actually many more benefits than that.

What is the 4% Rule for Retirement?

2016-06-12 18:07

The ingenious 4% rule rule takes out all the complications of retirement planning, and allows you to figure out exactly how much you need to safely retire.

A digital platform to compare financial products

2016-05-16 12:13

Using a single platform, South Africans can now compare products from different financial institutions in order to decide which one will best meet their financial needs.


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.

South Africans missing out on tax-free savings tool - survey

2016-07-19 11:31

Most South Africans are missing out on a tax-free savings tool that could bring massive rewards in the future, a survey reveals.

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.

Simple plan to get out of debt

2016-07-07 11:29

A Fin24 user shares the plan that took him from being R20 000 in debt to saving R8 000 per month.

How time can make you rich

2016-07-05 21:03

In many ways it’s better to have plenty of time than to have plenty of money, because if you know you have time available you can build wealth.

Why people buy things they don’t need

2016-07-03 10:43

Nothing wipes out your ability to save money quite as much as buying things you don’t need. Here are seven reasons we buy things we don’t need.

10 things worth saving for when you are young

2016-07-01 13:50

Tell anyone under 25 they need to save money, and check the reaction you get. But there are some things that really are worth saving for.

How using home loan to pay off a car can be a bad (and good) idea

2016-06-22 21:15

Using one’s home loan to pay off a car is an interesting concept which can work if done the right way, says the anonymous Stealthy Wealth blogger.

How well do you understand your death benefit?

2016-06-07 10:02

Understanding your retirement fund death benefits is important - you have to be aware whether your lump sum will be subject to tax or estate duty.

6 Ps of a successful retirement plan

2016-04-27 16:16

If you did not build up sufficient savings, the retirement phase of your life could turn out to be highly stressful, cautions an expert.

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