ARTICLES RELATING TO SAVINGS

Wake up call for SA's many borrowers

2015-06-25 18:26

South Africans are poor savers with only 20% of adults invested in a savings product from a formal financial institution – one of the lowest rates in the world.

Saving money or paying off car sooner

2015-05-27 14:08

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is better for him to save his extra money each month or to pay off his car sooner and save on interest.

Your kids and debt

2015-05-22 14:05

Where do kids learn about money-management styles? From their parents, of course. And don’t think they aren’t watching. They are.

Investing R10 000 for high interest return

2015-05-18 13:49

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can earn the most interest from a small investment.

How to save money without even trying

2015-05-11 10:19

Here's everything you need to know about Tax Free Savings.

Only marginal increase in grants expected

2015-02-23 11:52

Given the reduction in inflation due to the sharp decline in petrol prices, social grants may be increased less than expected, according to an expert.

Four things few realise about retirement

2015-02-20 17:06

Retirement means something different to everyone and there are four things many people are not aware of about the topic, says and expert.

How to access savings in an emergency

2015-02-17 13:32

A Fin24 user is looking for a way to save, yet have access to the money in case he needs it.

Pensioners struggling to make ends meet - index

2015-01-28 20:02

The inaugural BankservAfrica Private Pension Index released has shown that pensioners are struggling to make ends meet.

High road, low road scenario for retirement

2015-01-16 17:07

A Fin24 user working overseas has various choices to make now before she retires back in SA in a few years' time.

 

Ten useful habits on the road to wealth

2015-06-01 11:47

The preoccupation with being either rich or poor and the looseness with which the terms are used, are disturbing, says an expert.

Ten quick ways to cut your costs

2015-05-22 14:07

Here are some quick (and sometimes painful) ways to cut costs when you need to

Matric pupil ready to invest small amounts

2015-05-19 14:01

A 17-year old matric student wants to save small amounts each month, but is confused by the investment world.

Seeking capital growth

2015-05-11 17:39

A Fin24 user wants to try and get a better return on his money than the 1% he currently earns.

Alternatives to bank savings account

2015-04-28 07:57

A Fin24 user who has a well diversified investment portfolio seeks advice on what to do with her bank savings account than only earns 3.5% interest.

Tax-free savings a reality

2015-02-22 19:24

South Africans will be allowed to invest up to R30 000 a year in tax-free savings accounts.

Analysing the new tax-free savings account: How much will you actually save?

2015-02-20 15:10

The National Treasury plans to introduce a tax-free savings account in March. It's a great incentive to save, but where will it fit into your current savings plan?

Short-term savings options wanted

2015-02-03 17:15

A Fin24 user is looking for some short-term savings options.

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South Africans have a poor savings culture - expert

We're joined in studio by investment expert Nico Coetzee who says South Africans should take advantage of our relatively low interest rates by saving regularly. Watch.

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Five financial resolutions to stick to in 2015

2015-01-14 12:00

New Year's resolutions come and go, but one aspect of your life where you should try to change resolutions into habits is your finances.

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