ARTICLES RELATING TO 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.

INFOGRAPHIC: 12 financial habits for a secure 2015

2015-01-14 06:00

Getting on track financially is achievable and small, committed actions can get you the results that you want. This calendar will help you achieve those goals.

Investment could be too good to be true

2014-12-11 15:55

A Fin24 user is looking for a good investment for a period of two years and has an option of a guaranteed return of 11%.

Take care of emotional side of retirement

2014-11-10 06:00

Retirement is an unnatural condition and the worst thing you can do is withdraw and become disengaged, according to an expert.

5 tips for saving

2014-10-26 14:14

It’s never too late to start saving. Use these five tips to get started.

Perspective on Standard Bank's Tutuwa scheme

2014-10-13 13:28

A Fin24 user has a question about payouts by Standard Bank's Tutuwa Share Scheme.

 

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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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.

Update your short-term insurance and save

2015-01-12 19:00

Just like visiting your dentist once a year to check that everything is still in order, you might also want to consider revising your investment, banking and insurance portfolios.

Saving enough for children's studies

2014-11-28 17:07

A Fin24 user is not sure whether his savings plan for his children's education will eventually end up being enough.

Keeping up with the Joneses can hit retirement

2014-11-09 10:59

Be cautious about trying to keep up with the Joneses as it can have an impact on whether your retirement plans realise or not, warns an expert.

Resigning to access retirement savings

2014-10-15 16:39

A Fin24 user says he is forced to resign from his job so that he can withdraw money from his retirement savings.

Ten tips to start saving

2014-10-10 13:14

A Fin24 user wants tips on how to start saving money.

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