Behind the Naspers share surge

2017-05-25 11:34

The Naspers share price has breached R2 800 for the first this week, causing investors to ask what is driving this surge and whether the share is over-valued.

Nasty shock of 'inflation illusion' on education, health care

2017-05-08 14:28

Many South Africans are in for a nasty surprise when they discover how destructive inflation can be with their savings over time, a report shows.

Tax free savings accounts: What you need to know

2017-02-28 18:51

The National Treasury will shortly publish final amendments to tax free savings accounts regulations for the year beginning 1 March 2017.

Using rewards to pay for medicine

2017-02-13 05:56

This year, our family is using our reward programmes to cover the costs of medication, writes Maya Fisher-French.

When not to use a tax-free savings account

2017-01-30 14:18

Tax-free savings and investment accounts offer novel benefits, but are designed for a specific purpose and should not be viewed as a one-size-fits-all solution.

Raise a money smart child

2017-01-25 11:08

You don’t have to be Warren Buffet to raise a money savvy child, but it does help to start laying the foundations now.

#Fin24savings: Meet these savings heroes

2017-01-05 17:07

Fin24 users share their savings stories with us, with one saving for a honeymoon they never had, while another decided to save after her card declined when she wanted to buy a loaf of bread.

5 tips to avoid starting the New Year in a debt trap

2016-12-30 15:27

There are five things to consider in avoiding the real possibility of returning from the holidays with empty pockets, says an expert.

How to look after your cash this festive season

2016-12-16 11:32

All that saving requires is a keen eye and a bit of savviness. With the right mindset, looking after your rands and cents can also be fun, writes a Fin24 user.

Candice Paine: Investing – the 9 things you can control

2016-12-08 05:01

Don't fire your advisor or listen to your neighbour’s hot stock tip - focus on the only things you can control when you’re a long-term investor, says an independent expert.


10 big pension mistakes to avoid

2017-05-21 21:00

A financial planner shares the ten biggest pitfalls to avoid in your retirement planning.

Education does not always mean wealth

2017-03-15 05:02

Successful wealth accumulators are price sensitive to most things, but less so regarding services that will help control their family’s consumption behaviour.

How to budget for travel

2017-02-24 17:33

Low-cost airline FlySafair's CFO Pieter Richards offers some budgeting advice.

Tips on how to still afford a holiday this year

2017-01-30 19:14

A travel expert shares his top money-saving tips, smart destination swaps and ways to cram in more holidays this year.

How to benefit from stable interest rate

2017-01-25 16:12

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to keep interest rates unchanged gives consumers a timely reprieve as many are likely recovering from festive season spending.

#Fin24savings: What would you do with R100 000?

2017-01-16 12:29

We asked Fin24 users what would they do with R100 000. Their responses varied from investing it to settling debt, taking a holiday and venturing into business.

Households less vulnerable to economic shocks

2017-01-03 17:57

Lower debt levels are making households less vulnerable to economic and interest rate shocks, says FNB household and property sector strategist John Loos.

Handy financial tips for the New Year

2016-12-22 18:29

There is no better way to kick off the New Year than with the best financial resolution in mind, namely lowering your debt pile, says a debt expert.

Treasury's Microsoft deal to contribute to 'fiscal stability'

2016-12-11 18:00

A contract between Microsoft, National Treasury and the State Information Technology Agency could result in significant savings for the national fiscus.

Invest to outperform inflation

2016-11-07 14:24

Inflation means consumers now need to spend an average of about 6% more than they had to a year ago to maintain their current lifestyles, cautions an expert.

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