Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-14 09:30

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-11 09:59

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Retirement challenges for single people

2014-04-03 19:53

Are you terrified of single retirement? As more people opt to stay single, there are steps to take to ensure you can be solo and solvent.

Govt moots tax-friendly way to save

2014-03-05 13:45

The government is looking at introducing a savings vehicle with tax benefits to help people save for retirement.

Govt moots tax-friendly way to save

2014-03-05 07:37

The government is looking at introducing a savings vehicle with tax benefits to help people save for retirement.

Savings se ma se ....!

2014-02-27 16:12

If you have managed to save money in the last year, you either have no kids, no life, rich parents, or a hand in the cookie jar, says Susan Erasmus.

Creditors not acting in good faith

2014-02-07 10:30

A Fin24 user is worried about his creditors listing him as being in default for non-payment, even though he was in debt review.

Options for a lump sum earned offshore

2014-02-05 17:09

A Fin24 user is not sure what to do with the money he earned while working abroad.

Extra savings for retirement

2014-02-04 15:09

A Fin24 user wants to know how much more he has to save in order to have the same income once he retires in about 15 years' time.

How Gordhan can give savings a boost

2013-10-23 13:26

The mini budget is an ideal opportunity for the government to encourage a culture of saving in South Africa, says a tax professional.

Is 45 years of saving enough to retire?

2013-09-03 09:03

Go to school, then university, get a degree, find a secure job and you will be sorted - but is this enough today, asks a Fin24 user.

The cost of beating petrol blues

2013-07-03 11:28

As fuel prices just keep going up, carpooling is on many motorists' minds - but be sure you know how this will affect your insurance premium, says an expert.

Caught in pay cheque to pay cheque web

2013-07-02 09:51

A Fin24 user shares her savings story and offers some helpful tips.

Graduates support compulsory savings

2013-02-19 12:51

Most graduate professionals worry about low saving levels and are in favour of some kind of compulsory preservation vehicle‚ according to a survey.

Plans to force South Africans to save

2012-09-23 16:30

The National Treasury has released proposals to legislate compulsory savings, making it more laborious for South Africans to access funds pre-retirement.

SAfricans live for the now, ignore savings

2012-05-31 19:41

Like many South Africans, Nkululeko Makhaya has only the most basic financial strategy for his future: a pension contribution and family funeral cover.

Property vs savings

2011-12-19 07:18

A reader mulls retirement savings vs real estate investments.

Hassle-free inheritance

2011-07-25 11:51

What you can do to minimise the pain and destruction of potential feuds among your heirs.

Should we keep saving abroad?

2011-07-20 08:41

A Fin24 reader wants to know whether saving in a bank account abroad is worth it. An expert advises.

Gordhan: Low savings holding SA back

2011-07-13 10:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA has to improve its saving rate if it wants to become the China of Africa.


Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-12 10:00

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Cape network makes money from assets

2014-04-06 10:25

Cost savings from diverting industrial waste from landfill, as well as energy savings, are among projects of the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme.

Budget's impact on personal finance

2014-03-12 17:32

An expert explainsa how the National Budget impacts personal financial planning for the short and long term future.

Gordhan wants financial good for South Africans

2014-03-05 13:22

An expert looks at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's intentions with retirement and savings plans.


The government is looking at introducing savings vehicle with tax benefits to make provision for retirement capital, Old Mutual senior legal manager Soré Cloete tells Fin24.

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Call for savings push to bridge wealth gap

2014-02-14 10:49

The budget speech needs to show solid support for development of a South African savings culture, warns an expert.

Lump sum options

2014-02-06 07:33

What you can do with money earned while working offshore.

Long-term investment

2014-02-05 16:34

A Fin24 user wants to invest money for a period of ten years.

Broke in December? Fix that festive hole in your pocket!

2013-12-04 15:02

All you need is a change in silly season mind-set to leave your savings balance unchanged

Consumers make debt to make merry

2013-11-06 23:05

South Africans spend more than they earn throughout the year and this is compounded over the festive season, the SA Savings Institute says.

How to make a small investment grow

2013-09-27 17:30

Advice for a Fin24 user in her 70s who woke up too late and wants to make a R36 000 investment reach its maximum growth potential.

Trying to save could be making SA fat

2013-08-08 13:23

Price is the key factor for most South African consumers when shopping for food, according to a study, but this could have an unforseen impact on their weight.

Teach your kids to save with Nedbank

2013-07-02 12:27

Make your children’s dreams happen with Nedbank’s, bought to you by Nedbank 4me!

Household wealth surpasses R6 trillion

2013-04-19 11:21

Despite the nominal household wealth surpassing R6 trillion for the first time, researchers say individuals are going to have to save more and work longer.

The Salticrax dilemma

2012-11-26 11:49

How to get the last crumb out of your sorely stretched monthly pay cheque from the first flush to month-end.

‘Take charge of your life by saving’

2012-07-04 11:44

The SA Savings Institute has urged South Africans to cut the cord of dependence on the state and their neighbours for financial survival.

Investment options

2012-03-09 07:00

Are there benefits to joining an investment club?

South Africans cut back on savings

2011-11-24 14:15

A survey found that 40% of South African are saving less than they did six months ago.

World Bank urges SA to save more

2011-07-20 12:22

South Africans need to increase savings and investments to help boost economic growth, say World Bank economists.

The financial reality of becoming a parent

2011-07-18 00:00

Fiona, a Liberty staff member and client, shares her story of the unexpected curved balls she and her husband had to negotiate as they became parents.

Stokvels to the rescue

2011-07-06 09:28

How informal savings clubs help beat back poverty.

SA saves for education, not retirement

2011-06-28 14:11

South Africans put aside money for their children's education, therefore not saving enough for retirement, says a survey.

How do I save for a wedding?

2011-05-25 10:41

A bride-to-be wants to save R50 000 for a dream wedding. Where to start?

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